By Courtney Runn
There’s something so unifying in cheering on Olympic athletes as they strive for excellence on the world stage. The summer and winter Games also offer an opportunity to teach kids important lessons about resilience, teamwork, discipline, winning, and losing. So go for the gold during read-aloud time with these picture books about the Winter Olympics!
Dive into the world of winter sports and join these storybook characters (real and fictional) as they glide along ice, soar through the air, speed down slopes, and set new records. From silly reads featuring skiing penguins to the true stories of barrier-breaking athletes, these books will inspire and entertain your own little athletes all year long.
For more Olympic adventures with this delightful snowman, add Snowman Paul and Kate’s Olympic Dream and Snowman Paul Returns to the Winter Olympics to your list, too.
Bonus reads about winter sports and adventure:
What’s your favorite book about the Winter Olympics? Don’t miss our roundup of Summer Olympics books for more inspiring Olympic reads!