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Snow Many Books!

Little Mole’s Wish written and illustrated by Sang-gŭn Kim

Little Mole has no friends since moving to a new home so he molds a snowball into a bear, wishing that it will come to life.

Snow Globe Wishes by Erin Dealey

After the worst snowstorm of the year, a young girl wishes on a snow globe that everyone will come out to play and share a dream of peace.

Peep and Ducky: It’s Snowing! By David Martin

What could be a more perfect toddler adventure? When the snow starts to fall, Peep and Ducky climb into their sleds for a race, landing happily on each other after hitting a bump. Then they’re on to building a snowman. But when the top half crashes, someone kicks snow and both friends get mad . . . until they crack each other up.

Good-bye, Winter! Hello, Spring! Written and illustrated by Kauo Iwamura

While out exploring Mick, Mack, and Molly take a ride on a fallen log and learn how the snow melts and ends up in the rivers and lakes and eventually in the sky.

Croc & Turtle: Snow Fun! Written and illustrated by Mike Wohnoutka

Best friends Croc and Turtle want to play together, but Croc only wants to do exciting things outside in the cold and Turtle wants to stay safe and warm inside.

The Snowy Nap by Jan Brett

After hearing about winter from his friends, Hedgie the hedgehog tries to stay awake to experience its wonders.

Snow sisters! By Kerri Kokias

Two sisters enjoy a snow day in their own unique ways, apart and then together.

Captain’s Log: Snowbound by Erin Dionne

Excited to give his report on explorer Ernest Shackleton in school, and frustrated by a monstrous snowstorm that has left his family and city snowbound, a boy imagines himself on a voyage where he and his crew (his family) are trapped by the ice, just like his favorite explorer and the ship Endurance.

Little Owl’s Snow written and illustrated by Divya Srinivasan

Little Owl looks forward to his first snowfall.

All Right Already!: a Snowy Story by Jory John

SNOW DAY! Duck is super excited and can’t wait to play in the snow with his best friend, Bear. Bear isn’t excited about playing with Duck, or going out in the snow. As always, he’d rather stay inside, where it’s warm and cozy. But can Bear resist his persistent friend? If so, who will play in the snow with poor Duck?!

Pablo in the Snow by Teri Sloat

The heartwarming tale of one little lamb’s first snowy adventure.

Snow Scene by Richard Jackson

A playful guessing game set in a snowy landscape.

Best in Snow by April Pulley Sayre

A photographic picture book about the wonder of snowfall and the winter water cycle.

Make frost on a can experiment: https://littlebinsforlittlehands.com/how-to-make-frost-can-winter-science/

Frozen oobleck: https://inspirationlaboratories.com/frozen-oobleck/

Experiment with fake snow recipes: https://thehomeschoolscientist.com/fake-snow-stem-experiment/

Making ice grow: https://teachpreschool.org/2014/07/18/fun-with-frozen-making-ice-grow/


Animals in Winter

Animals in Winter Martha E. H. Rustad

Snow falls, animals hibernate, and people bundle up, it’s winter! Check out all the changes that come with longer nights and colder temperatures.

Over and Under the Snow by Kate Messner

Over the snow, the world is hushed and white, but under the snow is a secret world of squirrels and snowshoe hares, bears and bullfrogs, and many others who live outside in the woods during the winter.

Winter Dance by Marion Dane Bauer

A fox wonders how he should prepare for the coming winter, but what other animals advise will not work for him until another fox comes to his aid.

Copy Me, Copycub by Richard Edwards

Copycub, who imitates everything that his mother bear does, follows her to their den when winter comes and snow begins to fall.

William’s Winter Nap by Linda Ashman

Just when William is ready to fall asleep in his cozy cabin, there is a tap on his window. A chilly chipmunk asks to stay, and Will scooches over in bed. “There’s room for two–I’m sure we’ll fit.” The chipmunk is just the first in a parade of mammals, each bigger than the last, until the bed is full.

Here Comes Jack Frost by Kazuno Kohara

One cold morning, a lonely boy wishes for something to do. Then someone comes to play who knows what winter is all about.

Baby Bear Counts One by Ashley Wolff

Before curling up with his mother in their cozy den, Baby Bear counts other animals preparing for winter.

Hibernating bear craft: /http://ttcrafts.com/bear-craft-for-preschoolers/

Build a cave engineering activity: https://kidssteamlab.com/preschool-engineering-activity-for-kids/

Winter adaptations guide: https://cpb-us-e1.wpmucdn.com/blogs.cornell.edu/dist/7/3643/files/2013/09/Winter-Adaptations-I-168fn9g.pdf


Let it Snow!

Cat and Mouse in Snow by Tomek Bogacki

Millions of Snowflakes by Mary McKenna Siddals

Find some preschool snow science ideas below: http://www.everythingpreschool.com/themes/snow/science.htm

Also, check out the science section of the link below:


Cat and Mouse in SnowMillions of Snowflakes

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