Snuggle up on cold snowy days with these cozy winter books for kids!
While the days are shorter and the nights colder, there’s no better way to warm up than with a good book. And what could be more perfect for winter than stories filled with snow, snuggles, and heartwarming adventures?
Here are three delightful winter reads for kids that will transport them on fantastical adventures and give them some wintertime fun!
Hedgehog’s Home for Winter
Hedgehog is ready for winter! He’s gathered a cozy stash of leaves and berries and is prepared to hibernate in his burrow. But on his way home, he encounters several animal friends who are feeling lost and alone. From a shivering spider to a lonely rabbit, Hedgehog offers them all a warm welcome in his home. This charming story celebrates kindness, friendship, and the simple joys of sharing. Hedgehog’s Home for Winter By Elena Ulyeva. Illustrated by Daria Parkhaeva.
Heroes Don’t Have to Fly
While everyone else is busy preparing for the annual Snowflake Festival, young owl Pip feels left out. He can’t fly high like the other owls, and he worries he’ll never be able to contribute to the festivities. But when a blizzard threatens the festival, Pip discovers that heroes don’t need wings to be brave. This heartwarming tale encourages children to believe in their own unique strengths and embrace the importance of teamwork. Heroes Don’t Have to Fly By Shannon Anderson. Illustrated by Olga Demidova.
Children will love exploring the intricate snowy mazes in this interactive book. Each page features a different maze, along with beautiful illustrations and fun characters to guide them on their journey. As they solve the mazes, children will develop their problem-solving skills, fine motor skills, and visual perception. This engaging book is perfect for long winter nights and provides hours of creative entertainment.
These three books are sure to become cherished winter favorites for your children. So grab a cup of hot cocoa, snuggle up with your little ones, and let the wintry magic of these stories transport you to a world of warmth and wonder. Snowy Mazes by Nora Watkins.
Reading Enrichment Ideas
Additionally, here are some ideas to enhance your reading experience:
- Create a winter wonderland: Transform your reading nook into a cozy winter retreat with blankets, pillows, and fairy lights.
- Engage in winter activities: After reading, have some fun outside! Build a snowman, go sledding, or have a snowball fight.
- Decorate snowflakes: Spark your child’s creativity by making snowflake decorations after reading “Snowy Mazes.”
- Discuss the stories: Encourage your child to talk about their favorite parts of the books and explore the themes of kindness, courage, and friendship.
By incorporating these suggestions, you can create a memorable and enriching reading experience for your children this winter.
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