Because winter can keep kids indoors for days, even weeks they become bored. Not only do they become bored, parents can find it challenging to keep them occupied. However, we have a solution. Create a small library with winter books for kids. Fortunately, reading is a passion in my family, and I highly recommend that you encourage your children to read too. Create a cozy corner, desk or hide away for them to snuggle up with a book and enjoy a delicious snack while they’re at it. We have a few winter book for kids suggestions that you should check out:
The Biggest Snowman Ever – First, Clayton and Desmond enter a contest to build a snowman. Their efforts just don’t seem to be working. So, they join forces to build the biggest snowman ever. Hurray for team work. Ages 4 – 8.
The Mitten – Nikki drops his white mitten in the snow, but doesn’t realize it. It’s hard for him to find because of the white snow. As a result, the woodland animals help him search for it. Ages 1 – 3.
Tracks in the Snow – A little girl sees tracks outside her window. She decides to follow the tracks only to realize that the tracks are hers from the day before.
All You Need for a Snowman – The children of this snow-clad chalet village build two huge snowmen. Ages 4 – 7.
The Gingerbread Girl – This gingerbread girl has licorice hair, and an awesome plan to outsmart the fox. Ages 2 – 5.
Groundhog Day! – Every February 2, people wonder if the groundhog will see its shadow. In addition, this book contains information about the groundhog and the origin of Groundhog Day. Ages 6 – 9.
Ollie’s Ski Trip – Ollie is given his first pair of real skis, and sets off on an adventure. He meets lots interesting people including Ms. Thaw. Ages 3 – 6.
Sneezy the Snowman – Sneezy the Snowman is cold. He decided to warm up by drinking some cocoa, sits in a hot tub, stands near a fire and than melts. But children decide to build him back up. Ages 6 – 8.
Snow Day! – The weatherman depicts snow. Snuggling on the sofa with hot chocolate, building a snow fort, snowballs and sledding are in the future. Ages 5 – 8.
Snowballs – Check out all of the objects that can be used to decorate snowmen. The book is beautifully illustrated. Ages 3 – 8.
The Snow Globe Family – Additionally, there’s a snow globe on the mantel in a family’s home. Inside the snow globe is a family waiting for someone to shake the globe so there will be a blizzard. Will a family member shake the globe? Who will it be? Ages 6 – 8.
Snowman’s Story – A bunny rabbit steals a snowman’s story book when he falls asleep. The snowman wants his book back. Get ready for a chase! Ages 3 – 7.
Snowmen at Night – Have you wondered what snowmen do at night? They may loose buttons, an arm or their carrot nose, but nobody knows how. Find out about the secret life of snowmen in this exciting book. Ages 4 – 7.
Snowmen at Play – This activity book is filled with snowmen, stickers and lots of fun. Ages 3 – 5.
Tacky the Penguin – Tacky’s behavior annoys his friends. They are prime and proper, however, Tacky is not. But his strange behavior saves the day. Thereafter, they see him differently. Ages 4 – 7.
Akiak – Akiak is the lead dog on a team of Huskies. As usual, she head ups the team. But she hurts her paw and has to be removed from the race. Fortunately, Akiak doesn’t know that she’s been disqualified. Although she has been disqualified, she continues to run beside her team. Ages 5 – 8.
Winter Wonderland – Bear Country (Berenstein Bears) becomes a winter wonderland. Ages 4 – 7.
Eloise Skates! – Eloise’s nanny decides to take her and Weenie ice-skating! Weenie is a dog. But can dogs ice-skate? Ages 6 – 8.
The First Day of Winter – In another story, the first ten days of winter bring special gifts for a special friend. I wonder what they are? Ages 3 – 6.
It’s Snowing! – This book is great for our science lovers. It discusses snowflakes how they are formed, different regions and they snow received, and how to prepare for a snow storm. Ages 6 – 9.
Lemonade in the Winter – Pauline and her little brother, John-John, decide to open a lemonade stand in the winter. It’s unusual, so will they be able to sell their cold drink? Ages 3 – 7.
The Little Polar Bear – Next, Lars goes hunting with his father, but he is so tired from the day’s activities he falls asleep. As a result, he doesn’t hear the ice crack. Unfortunately, he drifts away from his father and the North Pole. Will he be able to find his way back?
The Little Rippers – Max and Molly Beckett are brother and sister. As usual, they are looking forward to their annual ski weekend with their grandfather on Powderhound Mountain. Ages 4 – 7.
Olivia Builds a Snowlady – Last, Olivia and her classmates have been assigned to build the best snowman for the town’s Winter Festival. They decided to build a snowlady instead of a snowman.
We hope that you found our list of winter books for kids helpful. Most noteworthy, at least to me was Olivia Builds a Snowlady. My granddaughter loves Olivia, so that book will definitely go into her library. I’m also thinking about the Gingerbread Girl. Which ones peeked you curiosity?