How do you explain weather to your preschool kids? When I was a child, the weather was something that both delighted and scared me. Here are some great books to help your kids understand all types of weather.
These books will be great for your weather-theme storytime. They will be a great addition to your science center, a weather station dramatic play area, or these books for preschoolers are great for your class library.
All About Weather – The beautiful illustrations and simple yet informative text will help your kids learn about the weather and seasons.
Wow! Weather! – Help children understand weather concepts like temperature, hurricanes, tornados, hail, thunderstorms, snow, lightning, and the sun in a simple way with this picture book.
Books About Rain
Splish! Splash! A Book About Rain – With simple illustrations, the author, explains rain in an easy to understand way.
Worm Weather – With super-cute illustrations and simple text, your kids can see how the rain affects the world above and below the ground.
Rain – The animals know that rain is coming. They can hear, smell, see and feel it. This title is also a great book when you are studying the 5 senses.
Books About Clouds
Explore My World Clouds – With beautiful photos and simple to read text, help your kids learn about clouds.
Little Cloud – The little cloud experiments with changing into different shapes in this lovely story.
It Looked Like Spilt Milk – A classic children’s book. The white shapes against the blue background keep kids guessing until the surprise ending.
Shapes in the Sky A Book About Clouds – Teach kids about the different types of clouds with the beautiful illustrations in this picture book.
Clouds – Here is another book that will help you teach kids about the different types of clouds.
Books About Wind
I Face the Wind – This book is a great science book that teaches kids about the concept of air and encourages kids to try simple experiments.
Like a Windy Day – This book will help you see, in a playful way, how the wind affects us.
The Wind Blew – A rhyming story about how the wind effects us.
Gusts and Gales A Book About Wind – Learn about different types of winds and extreme wind weather.
Feel the Wind – Help kids understand the science of wind in an understandable way.
Books About the Sun
Sunlight – Explore how the sun creates warmth, light, seasons, and weather with this non-fiction book.
Sunshine Make the Seasons – Teach kids about the sun and how it impacts the seasons in a fun way.
Books About Snow
You can also find more books about snow on this list of winter books for preschoolers.
Books About Clothing
Ready for the Weather – Help your kids think about how to prepare for different types of weather.
Additional Weather Activities
Are you looking for additional weather activities for your kids? Check out this weather station dramatic play area.