25 Spring Books for Preschoolers

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The weather is getting warmer, the birds are singing, the flowers are beginning to poke through the dirt. Celebrate the arrival of spring in your preschool classroom with this list of 25 age-appropriate books your little learners will love. Books about seasons, seeds, flowers, rain, wind, and gardening will help your preschoolers notice all the changes that happen as winter gives way to spring.

Books About Spring for Kids

Spring Books for Preschoolers

Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring, by Kenard Pak
This is a great book to introduce the concept of changing seasons to your little learners. A young boy and his dog take a stroll as they say goodbye to the signs of winter and welcome the signs of spring.

When Spring Comes, by Kevin Henkes
Before spring comes, there is not much to see. But, if you wait, you can see green grass and flowers and rain and much more.

And Then It’s Spring, by Julie Fogliano
All that brown. A boy plants seeds and waits for the brown colors to change. This book goes perfectly with our Plants and Seeds Science Unit which is included in our Spring Bundle.

Spring Books Mouses First Spring

Mouse’s First Spring by Lauren Thompson
Momma and Mouse go out to play. They see many signs of spring.

What Can You See in Spring? by Sian Smith
Simple repetitive text and clear photographs introduce things that can be seen in the springtime.

Spring Books Plant the Tiny Seed

Books About Spring for Preschool

Snow Rabbit, Spring Rabbit, by Il Sung Na
Animals do different things when the winter comes. And all the animals know when it is spring. Including the rabbit.

Abracadabra, It’s Spring! by Anne Sibley O’Brien and Susan Gal
When winter turns to spring, it is almost like magic.

Spring Books Bear Wants More

Bear Wants More, by Karma Wilson
How could you go wrong with a book written by beloved children’s author, Karma Wilson? Her iconic bear character wakes up from his long winter hibernation – and he’s very hungry!

Let’s Look at Spring, by Sarah L. Schuette
How do you know it’s spring? This book explores the signs of spring and includes a video and related app.

Exploring Spring, by Terri DeGezelle
Splash! Get out your raincoat, because spring showers are here. Watch plants sprout and baby animals take their first steps.

25 Spring Books for Preschoolers

Books about Rain and Wind

Spring weather can often be rainy or windy. Explore the changes in weather that happen in the spring with the following books.
Worm Weather, by Jean Taft
Worms love rain, and so do kids! Your little learners will delight in the rhyming text and playful nature of this book.

Singing in the Rain, by Tim Hopgood
The lyrics of the familiar song are accompanied by illustrations of children in bright raincoats enjoying the rainy weather.

Books About Spring for Preschoolers

The Wind Blew, by Pat Hutchins
If you’re a fan of The Doorbell Rang, then you won’t want to miss The Wind Blew by the same author.

Like a Windy Day, by Frank Asch
A little girl plays on a windy day.

Kite Flying, by Grace Lin
The wind is blowing and it’s a great day for kites. This family honors the Chinese tradition of making and flying kites.

Spring Books Lola Plants a Garden

Books about Flowers and Gardens

Spring is the perfect time to learn about plants and how they grow. Introduce your little learners to the wonders of nature with these books about seeds, plants, flowers and how they grow.
Lola Plants a Garden, by Anna McQuinn
Join everybody’s favorite preschool character, Lola, as she plants her very own garden.

Plants in Spring, by Martha Elizabeth Hillman Rustad

Plant the Tiny Seed, by Christie Matheson

The Hidden Rainbow, by Christie Matheson

Spring Books Growing Vegetable Soup

Growing Vegetable Soup, by Lois Ehlert
Always a class favorite, Growing Vegetable Soup is must-read classic for every early childhood classroom.

Bloom Boom! by April Pulley Sayre
Stunning photographs of things that bloom in many different environments.

Spring Books Planting a Rainbow

Planting a Rainbow, by Lois Ehlert
You can never have too many Lois Ehlert books in an early childhood classroom! Your students will be enthralled by Ehlert’s unique style of textured cut paper collage and her easy to follow text.

Flower Garden, by Eve Bunting
A girl and her father plant a garden in a window box. A story about gardening in an urban setting.

Up and Down in the Garden, by Kate Messner

The Tiny Seed by Eric Carle

The Tiny Seed, by Eric Carle

Grow Flower Grow, by Lisa Bruce

Check used booksellers in your town or online for inexpensive books or make a trip to your local library to borrow springtime books.

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