Learning the water cycle can be a fun activity with all the options that we have rounded up for you today.
These activities are perfect for second graders in a science class or after-school activity.
Favorite Water Cycle Activities for Kids
Second graders will have fun learning the stages of the water cycle by singing songs, playing with legos, and empty soda bottles. Adults will need to stay close by for some fun kitchen experiments, so get ready to have unending fun learning about the water cycle.
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1. Water Cycle Song
Alicia Abril Blanco shares a song that students in 2nd grade will have fun singing the stages of the water cycle.
2. Simple Experiment to Learn About Clouds
Our Crafts n Things shares a fun experiment on how to use a plastic bottle, water, and ice cubes to understand condensation.
3. Water Cycle Bracelets
For a fun way to learn about the water cycle, check out Cara Carroll, who uses different color beads to represent the parts of the water cycle to then create a bracelet.
4. Create a Mini Water Cycle
If you’re looking for a way to re-use a rotisserie chicken container, go visit Laura Candler’s Teaching Resource page to learn how to create a mini water cycle.
5. Water Cycle Lesson Plan
Power Smart for Schools shares an engaging lesson to use with second grade students during a science lesson.
6. Water Cycle Printables
Second graders will enjoy learning about the steps of the water with these printables from Simple Living Creative Learning.
7. Water Cycle in a Bag Experiment
Rookie Parenting shows some awesome pictures for your young students to learn about the key concepts of the water cycle as well as a bag experiment.
8. Lego Water Cycle
123 Homeschool 4 Me combines legos with the water cycle to create a cool 3D model
9. Simple Water Cycle Experiment
Gather your plastic wrap and rubber bands so you can try out Lesson 4 Little Ones experiment to see condensation and water vapor.
10. Rain in the Kitchen
Line upon Line Learning shares a great way to take hot water, a stove pot, and a ladle to create an experiment where your young ones can understand the water cycle
11. Stages of the Water Cycle
Natural Beach Living shares how you can use one of the picture books called Rivers and Oceans to teach the stages of the water cycle.
12. Mini Water Cycle
Grab a mug, plastic wrap, warm water, string, and a bowl and follow Science Sparks directions on how to create a water cycle model.
More Water Cycle Fun from Kids Activities Blog
- Another fun experiment for a water cycle activity can be found here!
- Here are some fun ways to play with water.
- Take your kids’ knowledge of water to the next level with this water wall.
- Wanting to learn more about water absorption? Check out this experiment.
Which water cycle activity was your favorite?