Share a Story: Rain Storytime

Did you miss our Rain storytime this week? Don't worry, here are stories and rhymes so you can have a splashy storytime at home!

From Storytime

Blue on blue by Dianne White

Rhyming text and illustrations depict the swell and quieting of a storm.


Splash! Fall the raindrops, (Clap hands softly)
To the ground they go; (Point to the ground)
We need the raindrops, (Wiggle fingers down from head to waist)
To help the flowers grow. (Make cup of hands for flowers)

Raindrop, plop! by Wendy Cheyette Lewison

A young girl and her dog find many things to count on a rainy day, both as they play outside and after they come home to a warm, dry house.

Watersong by Tim McCanna

"A fox's journey to take shelter from a rainstorm, told entirely in onomatopoeia"--.

RAIN IS FALLING DOWN (to the tune of "The Farmer in the Dell")

The rain is falling down (flutter fingers down)
SPLASH! (Clap and stomp loud)

The rain is falling down (flutter fingers down)
SPLASH! (Clap and stomp loud)

Pitter patter pitter patter (pat legs)
The rain is falling down (flutter fingers down)

More Stories

Rain by Manya Stojic

The animals of the African savanna use their senses to predict and then enjoy the rain.

Down comes the rain by Franklyn M. Branley

Explains how the water cycle leads to different types of weather patterns.

The deep, deep puddle by Mary Jessie Parker

During an overnight rainstorm, a large and deep puddle forms across a city street, and the next day increasing numbers of creatures or things disappear into it, from one shaggy dog to nine robbers.

Float by Daniel Miyares

"Wordless picture book about a boy who loses his paper boat in the rain"--.