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Winter Themed Books & Activities for Preschoolers
Your preschooler will love these wintery weather ideas for December. Learn outdoors and in with hands-on activities, crafts, and engaging children’s literature all about winter!
In this pack, you’ll find crafts and activities to encourage your child to learn and explore while gently introducing early reading, math, and science concepts and practicing fine motor skills through play.
Observe the changing seasons by saying goodbye to fall and hello to the signs of winter. This beautifully illustrated, simple book will inspire your child to take a closer look at the change of seasons.
Have you had your first frost? Is there snow on the ground? What has happened to the trees throughout fall and winter? Observe a deciduous tree in your neighborhood. How has it changed? Inside, make your own wintery tree with bubble wrap with simple instructions from Glued to my Crafts Blog.
You and your child will be tickled by Owl’s sweet adventures by award winning author, Arnold Lobel. It’s a chilly winter, but Owl is cozy by the fire when he hears a thump on the door. Your little one won’t believe who Owl lets in!
Do you have chilly, windy weather? Create a homemade weather vane with instructions from 123 Homeschool 4 Me. Then watch which way the wind blows from your warm inside window, just like Owl!
Penguin makes a new friend of a little pinecone lost in the snow. Where will their adventure take them? Find out in this lovely story of friendship by Salina Yoon. Yoon’s Penguin series is a treat to explore, especially in the cold weather months!
Are their still pinecones on the ground in your area? Collect a few on a winter nature walk. When you get home, use your pinecones to make your own little penguins to act out the story. Simple instructions for a pinecone penguin ornament by Hellow Wonderful.