Snow fun with books and play

Book Cover: Snow Fun: How to Make Forts, Slides...

Snow fun with books and play

It’s hard to say how much snow we’ll get this winter. But outdoor fun doesn’t have to stop just because it’s snowy out. Bundle up and check out one of our featured books for inspiration!

New Ways To Have Fun In the Snow

Book Cover: Snow Play: How to Make Forts, Slides...

Looking for new ideas to make playing in the snow exciting? Snow Play by Birgitta Ralston has plenty of tips to make the most of your outdoor time, such as:

  • An upside-Down Man snowman variation
  • Creating a snow monster’s glowing eyes
  • Competing to build the tallest tower with snowballs

Children’s Books About Fun in the Snow

PGTPL has a wide variety of children’s books about snowy days, from board books to children’s fiction and poetry. Click on the title to put these on hold, or contact the library for assistance.

Book cover: It's Snowing! It's Snowing! Winter Poems

It’s Snowing! It’s Snowing! Winter Poems by Jack Prelutsky

A short collection of fun, funny, and accessible poems for early readers.

Book cover: Snow Day!

Snow Day! By Candice Ransom, il by Erike Meza

After waking up to a snow day, a brother and sister enjoy winter activities with their friends.

Book cover: Bramble & Maggie: Snow Day

Bramble & Maggie: Snow Day by Jessie Haas and Alison Friend

Preparing for a major winter storm, Bramble and Maggie anticipate playing in the deep snow and wind up helping trapped neighbors before sharing an impromptu block party of marshmallows and cocoa.

Book cover: Let's Play In the Snow

Let’s Play in the Snow by Sam McBratney and Anita Jeram.

In this board book, Little Nutbrown Hare loves playing games in the winter snow, but is he clever enough to trick Big Nutbrown Hare?

Book cover: Croc & Turtle: Snow Fun!

Croc & Turtle: Snow Fun! By Mike Wohnoutka

Best friends Croc and Turtle want to play together, but Croc only wants to do exciting things outside in the cold and Turtle wants to stay safe and warm inside.

Book cover: A Perfect Day

A Perfect Day by Carin Berger

Young friends enjoy a day of sledding, snowball fights, and ice skating one snowy day in their hillside village.

We hope you enjoy the winter weather and these books!