This week's theme for the virtual book club for kids is winter and we are celebrating the changing of the seasons with one of our favourite winter picture books The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats. There's also our collated selection of easy simple activities for you and your preschoolers to do to play, learn, create and have fun.
So here you go your activity plan for a week of Winter fun.
The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats Featured Virtual Book Club for Kids Book
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This week's featured book for the theme of winter is The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats. This beautiful picture book is one of our favourite winter themed stories. Set in the city a little boy wakes to see that it has snowed. The story follows the child as he enjoys his day in the snow carrying out lots of the activities we associate with winter.
Check out this wonderful read aloud here
Weekly Virtual Book Club Plans
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Winter Songs and Rhymes for Preschoolers
Each week we suggest some songs and rhymes you and your preschool can sing along with and share the videos for you so you can move and dance together.
Winter Hokey Pokey
Ten Little Snowflakes
Winter Week Activity Plan
Each week our activities are suggested on 5 simple themes, sensory or imaginative play, letter and alphabet, maths, snacks and recipes and arts and crafts. We don't have a set weekly plan however, we have a schedule that we have found works well at home with our preschoolers.
You can find our weekly structure below. But it is up to you how you do the activities or even how many of the activities you do.
The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats Winter Week for Preschoolers
A fun week of simple activities planned for you to do with your preschoolers inspired by the book The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats on the theme of Winter.
Melted Snowman Sensory Bag for Toddlers and Preschoolers
A simple sensory bag to set up for the week ahead. This melted Snow Man bag can be used to help fine motor skills, with prewriting as well as counting the snowman's smile.
How to Make Pretend Snow
Let's go on an alphabet hunt in this snowy sensory bin with pretend snow. Easy to set up and even if you have no snow you and your preschooler will love the feel of this snowy letter activity this week.
Snowman Button Counting Activity for Kindergarten and Preschool
Count out the buttons and decorate these simple snowmen. This counting activity is great and after your preschooler has finished attach them and then use them all winter long to help with number activities that you do together.
Easy Snowman Pancakes for Toddlers and Preschoolers
A very simple snack for our winter theme with these easy snowman pancakes that you and your preschooler can make together.
Puffy Paint Melted Snowman
We're making our own puffy paint and inspired by our sensory activity you can create a fun puffy paint melted snowman art and craft with your preschooler too.
Winter Themed Activities on Pinterest
Looking for even more ideas to do together this week with your preschooler? Then check out and follow our Winter Week Pinterest board below full of easy ideas to do.
Other Winter Books for Preschoolers
Would you like to add some other winter books to your collection for the week or a different book here are a few other books we recommend for reading together for our winter week theme.
Other Winter Themed Activity Plans from The Virtual Book Club for Kids
Check out these other winter theme and book-based activity plans from us at the Virtual Book Club for Kids.
Thank you for the well designed lesson plans to support the weekly theme. The book choices are exceptional and the activities are engaging. Looking forward to using Virtual Book Club with my preschool/PreK group.