Weather for kids is a really fun learning adventure. We have found the best activities about weather around for preschool, Kindergarten, 1st grade and beyond. Use these weather activities at home or in the classroom.
Favorite Weather Activities and Crafts for Kids
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.
What a great way to learn about different types of weather with these weather experiments and science activities. Your kids will learn these weather themed activities.
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Fun Weather Activities
1. Air Pressure Experiment
This simple little air pressure experiment is a great way to offer kids a visual demonstration of air pressure, and what it’s all about!
2. 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.
3. Weather Activities Sensory Bin
Make a large weather sensory bin using cotton balls for clouds, and beads as rain drops. Loving this fun activity from Fun-A-Day!
4. Weather Mobile Craft for Kids
Draw and color a rainbow, sun, clouds, and rain, then hang them on a branch! Such a cool weather activity from Buggy and Buddy.
5. Pine Cone Weather Station
Watch pine cones to determine the weather. Follow these instructions for a really fun science project from Science Sparks!
6. Toddler-Made Weather Cards
Make your own weather cards with construction paper and art supplies with this fun craft from Sand in My Toes, and then match it to the weather each day!
7. 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.
8. Handprint Sun
This adorable craft from No Time For Flash Cards makes the sun from your handprint and paint. This is one of the best weather activities for preschoolers.
9. Printable Weather Station
Use these amazing printables, from Mr. Printables, to make your own weather station! Create your own weather unit.
10. Weather Chart Craft with Paper Plate
Make a chart with the weather for each of the four seasons, from The Crafting Chicks, made from a paper plate!
Fun Weather Crafts
11. How Clouds Make Rain Science Experiment
Use The Happy Housewife‘s fun activity to explain to kids why we have rain. What a perfect fun weather craft for a rainy day.
12. DIY Rain Sticks
You can hear the sound of rain whenever you want with this idea from Happy Hooligans! This is one of my favorite weather activities for preschoolers.
13. DIY Rain Clouds
This craft/ science experiment from The Nerd’s Wife is so cool! You can make your own own clouds. This is a really fun craft, and super cool too.
14. Looks Like Rain Fine Motor Craft
Make rain drops with blue paint, and a dropper with this fun idea from What Can we Do with Paper and Glue!
15. Raindrops Letter Matching Craft
This fun weather project from Mom Inspired Life also helps you learn letters! It is an easy craft for younger children like preschoolers and toddlers.
16. Water Cycle in a Bag
This science experiment from Play Dough to Plato is easy to set up, and so fun for kids! This is great for older kids and a must have for any weather science lesson plan.
17. Preschool Cloud Experiment
Watch a cloud make rain with this fun project from Reading Confetti. Learn about clouds and cloud patterns with one of my favorite science lessons.
Hands-On Weather Activities
18. Thunderstorm Art Project
Make your own thunderstorm on a paper plate with this craft from Buggy and Buddy! Let kids add thunderbolts and rain drops for even more fun.
19. 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
20. Paint Clouds
All you need is shaving cream and a mirror to make this adorable craft from Happy Hooligans!
21. Rainbow Sensory Bin
Celebrate the rainbow at the end of the storm with this sensory bin from Simplistically Living.
22. Painting Snow
Bookmark this fun idea from The Nerd’s Wife to try after the next snowstorm! This is a great weather craft for preschoolers.
23. Tornado in a Jar
To really understand a tornado, make this tornado in a jar and watch it spin, via Playdough to Plato. What a great way to learn about extreme weather.
24. Otis and the Tornado Science Activity
Stir the Wonder‘s Tornado in a Bottle is another classic project for kids! What a fun science experiment.
25. Rainy Day Umbrella Craft
Use shaving cream to color this umbrella and add construction paper rain drops with this idea from Teaching Mama.
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!