Learn all about weather with this fun week-long Weather theme! Your kids will study weather through language arts, math, science, and art!
Weather Books to Read
You have two options for using books in your weather unit study:
- Choose a different book each day of the week, Monday through Friday
- Read your favorite book (s) all 5 days of the week. Kids love repetition, so don’t worry about your children getting bored!
Day 1- Language Arts Weather Activities
Choose a weather language arts activity or two for you and your children to complete. Kids love the change from their regular studies!
- Read books about the rain together
- Complete a Lightning Leap Weather Alphabet Activity (with free printable)
- Use this fun weather pack with your kids
- Use these writing prompts to write about winter weather fun
Day 2 – Weather Math Activity
- Observe and sketch the weather with this fun printable Calendar
- Make a rain gauge and calculate the amount of rain you receive
- Use a rainbow abacus for math this week
- Study fractions using a Fraction Snowflake
- Help your kids understand even and odd using Even / Snowballs
Your older kids will love calculating the size of a raindrop!
Day 3 – Weather Art Project
Have you ever tried painting with rain? It’s the perfect rainy day activity for blustery fall weather!
- Check out this fun weather activity, a Thunderstorm Art Project
- Make a Weather Mobile Craft for Kids
- Try this process art, Cotton Ball Clouds, with your preschoolers
- Enjoy this fun art project: Make the Earth Using Rain
- Create a Rainy Weather Sensory Bin for your kids
Don’t forget to complete this Felt Snowflake Art activity. It’s easy, it’s clean, and it’s fun for all ages!
Day 4 – Weather Science Experiments
- Study clouds with this fun weather unit
- Make a tornado in a bottle!
- Try this fun Rain Cloud Spring Science
- Explain cold and warm fronts with this weather science experiment: Warm and Cold Front Model
- Make a Hurricane Model Science Experiment
- Create Your Own Wind Anemometer
- Have fun making a cloud in a jar
- Try this quick thunder science experiment
- And learn what causes storms!
Your kids will love making their own toilet paper roll binoculars for cloud observation!
Day 5 – Social Studies and Field Trip
- Take a field trip to the local TV or radio station and remember to ask about the weather station
- Head out to a local farm and have the kids ask the farmer about how the weather affects his farm
- Check out the National Weather Service’s education page for kids
- Enjoy Weather Themed Yoga with your kids
- Learn weather words in American Sign Language
- Learn weather words in Spanish
- Check out these Sign Language Coloring Pages