Winter Preschool Themes

Winter is full of so many amazing things to explore and learn about with preschoolers! You can explore the sights and sounds of the season, Winter weather, woodland creatures, and even holidays like Valentine’s Day with these exciting winter preschool themes.

collage of winter preschool activities with text: Winter Preschool Themes That Your Little Kids Will LoveI love using preschool themes and unit studies with my little learners and I’m so excited to share some of our favorite winter preschool themes with you here. These winter activities and resources are perfect for preschoolers learning at home or in the classroom this Winter.

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I can’t wait to share these winter preschool themes with you, so keep reading for lots of printable pages, activities, and lesson ideas for your little learners.


It might be the biggest holiday of the year! Your preschoolers are definitely going to be excited about learning with a Christmas preschool theme. Check out some of my favorite Christmas themed preschool learning activities and printables:

Health & Fitness

January is the perfect time of year to teach your preschoolers all about health and fitness. Explore healthy eating habits, physical education, and learn about how our bodies work with this creative health & fitness preschool theme.

It’s a Small World

As we transition to a new year, it’s a good time to come together and recognize that it truly is a small world. You can help your preschoolers learn about tolerance and celebrating our differences with this special “It’s a Small World” preschool theme.

Nursery Rhymes

Winter is such a magical time of year! The season itself seems to lend itself to magic, fairy tales, bedtime stories, and nursery rhymes. Exploring nursery rhymes with your preschoolers will help them to recognize rhyming, phonemes, get ready for reading, and learn important moral and practical lessons too. Check out these Nursery Rhyme themed preschool activities:

Sights & Sounds of Winter

Looking for a fun way to teach your preschoolers about the 5 senses? This Winter preschool theme is all about exploring the sights and sounds of Winter together. Check out these exciting ways to learn about the season using all 5 senses:


Get your preschoolers engaged in learning with an exciting superhero preschool theme. Kids love superheroes! You can capitalize on their fascination with caped crusaders and use it to teach them all kinds of important early learning skills. Start with a super cool art activity like this one. 


It’s easy to see why unicorns are so popular with kids. They’re so magical! That’s why unicorns are a perfect preschool theme for girls and boys too. You can explore their colorful magic with these fun unicorn themed printables and activities for preschoolers:

Valentine’s Day 

Valentine’s Day happens towards the end of Winter, so we don’t always think of this holiday when we think about Winter preschool themes. However, Valentine’s Day is the perfect preschool theme for learning all kinds of fun early learning skills like pre-writing and literacy. Check out these Valentine’s Day preschool activities and printables:

Winter in the Woods 

Winter in the woods is a really cool preschool theme for exploring woodland creatures and habitats this Winter and of course we can’t forget about ice and snow too. Check out these cool Winter in the Woods preschool themed activities:

Winter Wonderland 

One more winter preschool theme that will definitely spark your little learner’s imagination is this Winter Wonderland preschool theme. Fill your classroom or homeschool space with a Winter Wonderland this year and watch as your child gets excited about learning all kinds of fantastic early learning skills. Here are a few activities to get your started:

Do you have an awesome idea for a Winter preschool theme that’s not on my list? Share your cool ideas in the comments. You never know, I might use your idea to create my next set of Winter preschool activities and printables!

Don’t forget to stop by next week if you’re interested in seeing what we’re up to with our All About Me theme. And if you missed this year’s preschool homeschool space post, you can check it out here.

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