10 Charming Snowflake Books For Kids

snowflake bentley
Snowflake Bentley
A Caldecott award-winning book that chronicle the life of Wilson Bentley, a man who snowflakes and provided the foundation for everything we know about these lovely little crystals today. When he was a little boy, his parents saved up to buy him a little camera and microscope so he could pursue his hobby of studying snowflakes. For most of his life, no one else really appreciated his hard work chronicling all his photos and observations. But when he was an old man, he published a book of his findings that became a respected resource.



Beautiful Children's Stories About Snowflakes

Looking out the window to watch tiny snowflakes drift slowly to the ground instills a sense of peace and quiet solitude. When these tiny crystals accumulate on the ground, they can deliver a much-needed respite from the daily stresses of a child's life. Happy kids may have a day off from school to play outside and enjoy a winter wonderland offering endless adventures building snowmen and going sledding. Kids who want to learn more about these little icy drops and why the saying goes "no two snowflakes are the same" will love reading the best children's books about snowflakes. 

little snowflake

Little Snowflake
An enchanting, padded book with illustrations that reflect a snowflake's journey from formation in the sky to contact with the ground below. Easy-to-follow scientific information is blended into a story about the natural world. A great little book to add to a child's winter reading collection.



 just one flake

Just One Flake

This funny story follows a little boy's quest to catch a snowflake. There are thousands falling from the sky and yet he can't seem to capture a single one. Readers will giggle at all the silly antics like running around with his tongue sticking out and climbing atop a snowman just to get a little higher. Eventually, in the most surprising twist of events, he manages to trap a snowflake with an unexpected result.



 just like snowflakes

Just Like Snowflakes
A heartwarming book for little kids about acceptance. Snowflakes are all perfectly unique, just like people. Using this analogy throughout the story, the author encourages readers to embrace everyone and celebrate the differences that make each and every child special.



    the snowflake

The Snowflake
A lovely story about intertwining lives of a little girl and a solitary snowflake. Wishing for a beautiful Christmas tree, a lonely child gazes around outside wondering if her dream could possibly come true. Simultaneously, a snowflake drifts down from above desperate for a perfect place to land. With some guidance, little readers can make connections between the unique nature of snowflakes and people. A simple yet moving story about belonging perfect for Christmastime reading.



 snowflakes a popup book

Snowflakes: A Pop-Up Book

A gorgeous gift book with intricate snowflakes that pop from the pages. Readers will enjoy the beautiful paper art that brings the story to life. The text follows the life of Wilson Bentley, a man who dedicated years to photographing and studying snowflakes. He is credited for most of the information that people possess today about the delicate crystals that fall when temperatures are cold.



snowflakes on our tongues

Snowflakes on Our Tongues

A fun romp on the farm with animals who are energized by a big snowfall. Farmer Pumpernickel is an experienced farmer who know how to take good care of his pigs, horses, cows, and chickens. But when his back is turned and the snow starts to come down, the animals start behaving in unusual ways. They join together for a big dance snow party and turn the ordinary barnyard into chaotic revelry. Pages in the back have lots of good information about animals for kids inspired to learn more.



 the smallest snowflake 

The Smallest Snowflake
A dreamy book about a little snowflake in search of its place in the world. While all the other crystal droplets head off to faraway places, in search of an exotic and exciting place to land, the smallest of the bunch is looking for something different. Drifting over high mountain ranges and vast oceans, the little snowflake finally arrives home. Sparse text coupled with illustrations in soft hues, this story opens the door for a conversation about belonging.



snowflake day

Snowflake Day!
A cute board book about a very special day for Daniel Tiger. He has a special role in his school's play, Snowflake Day! Things don't go according to plan and it's up to Daniel to save the performance. This novelty shaped book is perfect for fans of Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood. 



 the story of snow

The Story of Snow
A fantastic, non-fiction book filled with beautiful, close-up photographs of snowflakes. A collaborative effort between a snow scientist and a nature photographer, this book is packed full of interesting information all about snowflakes. Information about the formation of snowflakes is both scientific and easy to understand for younger readers.


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Read to Your Kids All About Snowflakes

Kids who love winter weather will enjoy learning all sorts of facts about snowflakes that fall from the sky. Chances are little ones have some basic knowledge, but there are lots of science lessons woven throughout the best kids' books about snowflakes. Also, some common myths, like the belief that no two snowflakes are alike, are dispelled in some of these stories. Readers will learn that temperatures much drop to at least 32 degrees for snowflakes to fall, and that they will drift to the ground at a pace of 3 to 4 miles per hour. In addition to soaking up all the scientific facts, kids will enjoy reading the fun stories of characters admiring the beauty of snow falling from above.



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