Try any of these two popular snowman videos in your storytime! Felt Board activities add so much fun to your preschool program. Felt boards can be made from a popular storybook or you can make your own.
Picture Books for Winter Storytime Theme
The Mitten by Jan Brett is adapted from a Ukrainian folktale. It tells the story of a little boy’s lost mitten and how, one by one, the animals seek shelter from the snow inside the mitten until the bear comes along.
My Penguin Osbert by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel is the story of a little boy who finally gets what he wants from Santa, but soon finds out that owning a penguin may not have been a good idea after all.
The Hat by Jan Brett is a heart-warming story about a hedgehog who gets his head stuck in a stocking. When the other animals see hedgehog’s new hat, they start looking for a hat of their own.
Stella, Queen of the Snow by Marie Louise Gay tells the story of Stella and her little brother spending their day together and discovering the wonders of winter.
Snowballs by Lois Ehlert is an engaging picture book with vibrant illustrations. This is a delightful book that is sure to keep kids engaged as they see a family and animals made from snowballs and familiar household items.
This is a fun preschool activity to help preschoolers learn about winter clothes. In this video kids can participate along with the activity as they guess the clothing.
TIP: At the end of storytime, we sing a familiar and upbeat song that everyone can enjoy. I ususally sing “If you’re Happy and you know it.”