It is so fun to learn about the weather! These 25 fun weather activities and crafts for the whole family will help explain weather patterns to kids in a hands-on way.
25 Fun Weather Activities and Crafts
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Air Pressure – This simple little experiment is a great way to offer kids a visual demonstration of air pressure, and what it’s all about!
Fine Motor Weather Craft – This idea from The OT Toolbox is a fun way to work on fine motor skills while talking about the weather.
Weather Mobile Craft for Kids – Draw and color a rainbow, sun, clouds, and rain, then hang them on a branch! Such a cool weather craft from Buggy and Buddy.
Pine Cone Weather Station – Watch pine cones to determine the weather. Follow these instructions for a really fun science project from Science Sparks!
Magnetic Weather Station – Make a magnet board with different types of weather so every morning your kids can look outside and determine what the weather is, with this idea from No Time for Flash Cards.
Printable Weather Station – Use these amazing printables, from Mr. Printables, to make your own weather station!
Weather Chart – Make a chart with the weather for each of the four seasons, from Craft Ideas for Kids.
Crafts for a Rainy Day
How Clouds Make Rain Science Experiment – Use The Happy Housewife‘s fun activity to explain to kids why we have rain.
DIY Rain Sticks – You can hear the sound of rain whenever you want with this idea from Happy Hooligans!
DIY Rain Clouds – This craft/ science experiment from The Nerd’s Wife is so cool!
Raindrops Letter Matching Craft – This fun weather project from Mom Inspired Life also helps you learn letters!
Water Cycle in a Bag – This science experiment from Play Dough to Plato is easy to set up, and so fun for kids!
Preschool Cloud Experiment – Watch a cloud make rain with this fun project from Reading Confetti.
Learning About Storms
One Windy Day Activity – Pretend you are the wind, and that you’re making the leaves blow with this fun activity. via Sunny Day Family
Rainbow Sensory Bin – Celebrate the rainbow at the end of the storm with this sensory bin from Simplistically Living.
Painting Snow – Bookmark this fun idea from The Nerd’s Wife to try after the next snowstorm!
Tornado in a Jar – To really understand a tornado, make this tornado in a jar and watch it spin, via Playdough to Plato.
Otis and the Tornado Science Activity – Stir the Wonder‘s Tornado in a Bottle is another classic project for kids!
We have lots more fun science activities in our book, The 101 Coolest Simple Science Experiments.
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What is your favorite weather craft? Comment below!