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Fill your book basket with a wonderful collection of winter themed books for toddlers. These chunky books are perfect for little hands!
As you begin planning winter activities for your tots and preschoolers, be sure to fill a book basket with some winter-themed board books. Their study pages and colorful pictures are sure to engage your youngest audience.
Whether you’re introducing them to winter, reading about winter activities, or just preparing for a winter visit from Mother Nature, there is something on this list for everyone to enjoy.
Winter Themed Books for Toddlers
Below, I’ve featured just a handful of children’s books about winter that will help your toddlers celebrate the season.
You should be able to find them at your local library or book store. If you can’t find them locally, you can click each image cover to purchase them on Amazon.
Winter – Full of fun pictures which celebrate the arrival of the magical winter season, this is an engaging book to share with babies and toddlers.
Baby Loves Winter – Little ones will love lifting the flaps in this book to reveal a red sled, a giant snowplow, a cute furry groundhog, and everything else that Baby loves about winter!
Ten on the Sled – n the land of the midnight sun, all the animals are having fun speeding down the hill on Caribou’s sled. But as they go faster and faster, Seal, Hare, Walrus, and the others all fall off . . . until just the caribou’s left, only and lonely.
The Itsy Bitsy Snowman – A fun and playful seasonal twist on “The Itsy Bitsy Spider” makes this favorite nursery rhyme perfect for wintertime!
Babies in the Snow – Introduce your baby or toddler to arctic animals including polar bears, whales, caribou, walruses, seals, and more in this adorable lift-a-flap board book.
No Two Alike – Follow a pair of birds on a snowflake-filled journey though a gorgeous winter landscape to explore how everything everywhere is wonderfully unique—from branches and leaves to forests and trees to friends and loved ones.
Biscuit’s Snowy Day – There is soft, powdery snow everywhere! It’s the perfect day for snow angels, sledding, and snuggling up with someone you love. Woof!
Arctic Animals – The latest in the hit Hello, World! board book series teaches toddlers all about the lives of Arctic animals, with easy-to-understand facts about how these incredible animals eat, sleep, camouflage, and stay warm in such a cold environment.
Winter in the Forest – It’s WINTER in the forest so come and explore today. Learn about winter in the forest alongside two little raccoons in this lift-a-flap pop-up board book.
Winter is Here – Snow falls, animals burrow, and children prepare for the wonders winter brings.
Mouse’s First Snow – One cold day Mouse and Poppa venture into the clear white world. From sledding down hills, to skating across the ice, to meeting fluffy snow angels, Mouse finds that wintertime is full of surprises. And before it’s time to go home, Mouse just might have time to “make” a special new friend!
Winter – Follow the children in this book as they discover and explore the unique character of winter, through indoor and outdoor play.
Snow – No one thinks one or two snowflakes will amount to anything. Not the man with the hat or the lady with the umbrella. Not even the television or the radio forecasters. But one boy and his dog have faith that the snow will amount to something spectacular, and when flakes start to swirl down on the city, they are also the only ones who know how to truly enjoy it.
Curious George: Curious About Winter – Join George and the man with the yellow hat as they watch the first snowflakes fall, go sledding, and warm up by the fire in this book that incorporates preschool-appropriate concepts like counting, colors, and seek-and-find.
Snow Kisses – This sweet story that’s filled with darling animals and irresistible text that begs to be read aloud is the perfect way to celebrate the wonders of winter while cuddled up with your little ones.
Touch and Feel Winter – Touch and Feel Winter is an exciting board book for very young children. Children will love discovering images of the winter season and feeling the amazing touches that appear on every page.
Winter Dance – Snow is coming, and it’s time to get ready! The squirrel gathers nuts, the geese soar south, and the snowshoe hare puts on its new white coat. But what should the fox do?
Follow the Trail: Winter Wonderland – As they follow the trails, whether straight, wavy, or loopy, toddlers will lead a polar bear, an arctic fox, a reindeer, and a penguin back to their homes.
The Little Snowplow – On the Mighty Mountain Road Crew, the trucks come in one size: BIG. That is, until the little snowplow joins the crew. None of the other trucks think that the little snowplow can handle the big storms, but he knows that he can do it—and just to be sure, he trains hard, pushing loads of gravel, pulling blocks of concrete, and doing plow lifts to get ready.
Snowflake Day! – It’s Snowflake Day in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe, and Daniel Tiger has a special part in the Snowflake Day show. But when the lights go out and it looks like the show won’t go on, it’s up to Daniel to light up the day!
Red Sled – In this almost wordless story, a host of woodland creatures take a child’s sled for a nighttime joy ride. Their whimsical ride is gorgeously depicted in bold watercolor, complemented by humorous expressions and pitch-perfect sound effects.
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