The Spring brings lots of weather changes. One day it could be windy and *so* cold, another day it can be rainy, or the perfect day to play at the park!
This weather is crazy, but is a great time to experience and discuss weather changes and patterns with our kids.
12 Weather Activities: Explore the Weather with your Kids
We have a printable to help your kids practice reading a thermometer.
Create a model thermometer with a straw and a pipe cleaner.
Create a working thermometer
– your kids can watch the changing temperature. Via a What Do We Do All Day
Fun jello snack
where your kids can recreate, and then eat, clouds in a cup. via Anastasia’s Palace
Related: 25 Fun Weather Activities and Crafts for Kids
Weather science experiments
don’t need to be complicated. All you need is hot water, cotton balls and a set of tongs for this water cycle experiment.
Explore how lightning works
using a can, a pencil and a couple other commonly found objects.
Color the seasons and the weather that typically goes along with each season with these Weather Coloring Pages.
Use pine-cones to predict the weather
with this simple experiment from Science a Sparks.
Explore how clouds work, to bring us rain with this table-top experiment
from Teach Preschool
Transform plastic cups and a paper plate into a device to test and measure the wind
. via SeV3n
Explore Air pressure changes
– all you need is a plastic baggie, a straw and a pom-pom.
Our kids have the best uncle. Last summer he got a huge weather balloon, blew it up, strapped a camera to it and we got in the car and followed it as it sailed across several counties. Your kids can learn about the weather with balloons
Play with rainbows
. Discuss how rainbows arrive after a rain while you and your kids put a felt puzzle together.
We have over 100 spring crafts
for your kid!
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