These Snowman books for preschoolers, toddlers and kindergarten students are the perfect read aloud books for your winter theme.
Snow will soon be falling for many of us. There is something so magical about the first few snowfalls of the season, especially when they allow you to create snowmen! Check out these awesome board books and picture books to inspire your next day in the snow. From wordless picture books and interactive board books to counting books and magical stories, there is a little something for everyone!
23 Read Aloud Snowman Books For Preschoolers
Add this snowman arts and crafts activity to one of the books below to have more snowman themed fun!
I Love You Snow Much by Sandra Magsamen is an adorable board book that shares sweet sentiments with your child. Little ones will love the soft hat attached to the book and the vivid illustrations, while parents will enjoy the heartfelt sentiments with a wintry twist.
The Snowman Shuffle (Holiday Jingles) was written by Christianne C. Jones and illustrated by Emma Randall. This cute board book encourages kids to get moving while shuffle, spin and move along with the snowman and the little girl in the book. The bright illustrations and fun rhyming pattern will keep kids wanting to read this one again and again.
The Itsy Bitsy Snowman was written by Jeffrey Burton and illustrated by Sanja Rescek. This wintry take on the classic “Itsy Bitsy Spider” follows a little snowman as he experiences lots of the fun activities that winter brings.
Snowballs (Rise and Shine) by Lois Ehlert uses collage style illustrations to introduce readers to the fun that can come from using gathered objects to create a snowman – or a snow family! This is a great book to inspire kids to create a snowman of their own.
Best Snowman Ever was written by Stephanie Stahl and illustrated by Veronica Vasylenko. This cute book follows Molly Mouse as she tries to build the best snowman ever. With a little help from her friends, she just may manage it!
Frosty the Snowman was written by Jack Rollins and Steve Nelson and illustrated by Sam Williams. This brightly illustrated retelling of the popular Christmas song and television special will delight kids and adults alike. There is no winter, without Frosty the Snowman! Preschoolers and toddlers can rejoice in the fun!
That’s Not My Snowman… (Usborne Touchy-Feely Books) by Fiona Watt is a fun seasonal addition to the Usborne touchy-feely books collection. Babies and toddlers will love feeling the different textures on the brightly colored pages.
How to Build a Snowman (Little Scholastic) was written by Jill Ackerman and illustrated by Jo Moon. Introduce kids to all of the items they will need to build a snowman through this fun book full of different textures for kids to explore.
Mouse’s First Snow (Classic Board Books) was written by Lauren Thompson and illustrated by Buket Erdogan. Join Mouse and Poppa as they try all kinds of fun wintry activities, including creating a special new friend!
Five Little Snowmen: A Slide and Count Book (My First) was written by Debbie Rivers-Moore and illustrated by Andy Everitt-Stewart. Help kids practice counting from 1-5 with this fun group of snowman experiencing all that winter has to offer. The sliding tabs allow kids to interact with the story while they count.
Little Critter: Just a Snowman by Mercer Mayer follows Little Critter as he ventures out on a snow day to build a snowman. Before he can get to work on his creation, he has to help his friends and family members with other snowy tasks.
Sneezy the Snowman was written by Maureen Wright and illustrated by Stephen Gilpin. What do you do when your snowman is too cold? The children in this fun rhyming book try to help their snowman warm up, then have to build him up again. The repetitive story and vivid illustrations will have kids laughing.
The First Day of Winter by Denise Fleming is a snowy take on the 12 Days of Christmas song. Follow along as another new item is added on each of the first 10 days of winter, and a snowman begins to take shape. Kids will love singing along to the story.
Snowman’s Story by WIll Hillenbrand is a beautifully illustrated wordless picture book that introduces readers to a group of woodland creatures and a snowman. Kids will have lots of fun creating their own dialogue to go with the pictures.
Snowman Magic was written by Katherine Tegen and illustrated by Brandon Dorman. Join George as he ventures outside on a snow day to have some fun and ends up creating a magical snowman friend. The beautiful illustrations and the cute story capture the fun and magic of snow days spent outside.
The Biggest Snowman Ever was written by Steve Kroll and illustrated by Jeni Bassett. Join Clayton and Desmond from the popular story The Biggest Pumpkin Ever, as they both attempt to build the largest snowman. This is a great story to teach kids about the power of teamwork.
The Snowman by Raymond Briggs is an imaginative tale of a little boy and his friendly snowman who comes to life. This wordless picture book tells the story through beautiful illustrations, which allows kids to create their own story every time they read it.
Snowzilla was written by Janet Lawler and illustrated by Amanda Haley. This book follows two young kids as they build the biggest snowman ever, and then have to fight to keep it up. The peppy rhyming text and adorable illustrations will draw kids into this story of perseverance and creativity.
Snowmen at Night (Storytown Library, Grade K, Story 8) was written by Caralyn Buehner and illustrated by Mark Buehner. What happens to your snowman when you go to bed at night? This imaginative series explores some of the fun activities that snowmen take part in once we are sleeping in our beds. The story is told in a fun rhyming pattern and the illustrations have hidden shapes in them for kids to find on repeated readings.
All You Need for a Snowman was written by Alice Schertle and illustrated by Barbara Lavallee. This perky rhyming story follows a group of kids as they build snowmen, starting with a single flake of snow.
100 Snowmen was written by Jen Arena and illustrated by Stephen Gilpin. This counting book introduces kids to 100 snowmen who are participating in various winter activities. The book adds the snowmen up with math facts sprinkled throughout and accompanied by humorous illustrations.
Snow Party was written by Harriet Ziefert and illustrated by Mark Jones. When snow starts to cover the ground, the snowmen, snow women and snow children all come out to celebrate. The beautiful illustrations in this story will remind you of the magic of the first snowfall.
Stranger in the Woods: A Photographic Fantasy (Nature) by Carl R. Sams and Jean Stoick follows a group of forest animals as they curiously explore a snowman who appears in the woods. The beautiful photography in the book will entice young kids, especially those who are animal lovers.
I hope you enjoyed this list of read aloud snowman books for preschoolers. Do you have any to add? How about some children’s books about winter?
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