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Books about Rain for Preschoolers

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Want to explore, learn, read books about rain with your toddler, preschooler, or kindergartener? These weather books for kids are an excellent place to get your feet wet (haha). Kids will love learning all about weather and precipitation when you use these marvelously written and illustrated rain books for preschoolers.

Read and learn about rain with these books for preschoolers

The Best Rain Books for Preschoolers (3-4 years old)

Rainy weather and a cozy blanket go perfectly with books about rain. Splash along with these characters as they play and learn about rain!

Under The Umbrella book about rain for preschool

Under The Umbrella

A lovely and lyrical book written in rhyme with a heart-warming message, this is probably my favorite book about rain to read to my preschoolers. You’ll get caught up in the tale of stormy weather (and a stormy heart!) and the cherished gift of friendship.

books about rain for kids

Where Does Kitty Go in the Rain?

Kids will love searching for the kitty in this book while learning about how animals hide from the rain, and learn other facts about rain!

books about rain for kids

Rain (Weather Ready-to-Reads)

Level one reading book for kids who want to read right along with you!

books about rain for kids

Rain Castle: A Rain Filled Picture Book for Children about a Boy using Imagination on A Rainy Day

In this short story, Ben feels bored on a rainy day, but his imagination takes him on an exciting adventure! A cute story to show kids that rainy days don’t have to be boring!

books about rain for kids

Splish! Splash!: A Book About Rain (Amazing Science: Weather)

Part of the Amazing Science Weather Series, this book teaches children facts about rain science in short colorfully illustrated chapters.

books about rain for kids


Vibrant art work and a story about happy and bad moods. This little boy is excited about rain in the city, while the grumpy old man is mad. Will the grumpy old man’s mood lift when he sees the little boy having fun in the rain?

books about rain for kids

Down Comes the Rain (Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2)

We love the Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out-Science series books, and this one is full of information about the rain cycle. Great for kids who love science!

books about rain for kids

Let It Rain

Watch winter snow melt and spring flowers bloom as the seasons change in this story full of softly colored outdoor scenes.

books about rain for kids

Rain Feet

Beautifully illustrated and full of descriptive words about rain, this story about a boy playing in the rain is a sweet read for kids of all ages.

books about rain for kids

Who Likes the Rain? (Exploring the Elements)

Lift the flaps in this fun fact filled story to learn about why it rains, what rain drops are, and why it smells different outdoors after it rains. Part of the Exploring the Elements series.

books about rain for kids

The Rainy Day

Explore a rainy day  from start to finish with this book full of watercolor illustrations. Why do animals need rain? You can find out why and more about rainy days in this story.

Books about rain can be a great addition to a totschool or preschool weather unit!

The Best Books About Rain For Toddlers (1-3 year old preschoolers)

Now what if you’ve got younger ones at home? Either they want to learn about rain, too, alongside an older brother or sister, or you’re getting on a jump on preschool…your toddler wants you to read books about rain. So let’s do it, Mama!

books about rain for kids

The Rainy Day Duck

A rainy day has all the animals on the farm feeling gloomy; but not duck! The little white duck enjoys splashing and playing in the rain!

books about rain for kids

One Rainy Day (Padded Board Books)

Discover colors as duck plays in puddles with his red boots in this board book for toddlers and preschoolers.

books about rain for kids

Rain, Rain, Go Away

Enjoy the classic preschool song in this board book!

books about rain for kids

Splish-Splash Spring! (Sesame Street) (Pictureback(R))

Dance in the rain on Sesame Street in this cute rhyming story. Bonus stickers included!

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  1. I love books that teach about nature and the weather to kids. I should look into some of these for my daughter.

    Thanks for sharing at #everythingkids!

  2. Tried to leave you a comment several times but, not sure why it keeps saying it’s spam. Last attempt. Nice roundup of kids books. Thanks for sharing at the #InspirationSpotlight party. Pinned & shared.

  3. What a fun collection! Thank you for stopping by the Learn & Play Link Up! This post is featured on Christian Montessori Network this week.

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