Okay, maybe being trapped inside with a pack of restless kids isn’t exactly a spa day, but being snowed in is a perfect time to get the family together and read! After a long day of ice skating and snowball fights, your kids will love to snuggle up on the couch with some hot cocoa and read some fun snow-themed stories.
If you are looking for some good wintry children’s books to read with your children, take a look at this list of favorites, old and new:
Rather than watching Frozen for the umpteenth time, bring out Frozen Fever. Your kids will love the familiar characters, and you’ll love the new plot—Elsa’s sniffles keep getting in the way of planning Anna’s perfect birthday.
Froggy Gets Dressed
by Jonathan London
Froggy Gets Dressed is a favorite in this beloved series. See if Froggy can master the art of layering his clothes!
by Susan Schade and John Buller
Snow Bugs is an Early Moments favorite! It’s a cute rhyming book about busy bugs having fun in the snow.
The Little Polar Bear
by Hans de Beer
Hans de Beer’s The Little Polar Bear is a beautiful and poignant story of friendship and courage, and a great introduction to some environmental issues.
A classic! Revisit your own childhood with The Cat in the Hat Comes Back, and be thankful no one like the Cat is helping shovel your driveway….
The Snowy Day
by Ezra Jack Keats
Another classic! The Snowy Day is a Cladecott winner from 1962. It stands the test of time with a theme children of all generations can relate to when they’re cozy at home instead of sitting in school—the glories of a snow day.
We hope all of you stay warm and safe (and still have power) this winter. And for those of you trapped in the house for days on end, we hope you stay warm, safe, and sane!