Weather presents us with so many different environments outside, especially here in Michigan. While appreciating a windy day for the possibility to fly a new kite is exciting, it’s great to know WHY it’s windy as a way to inject a small science lesson before and after school. This week’s roundup offers a few ideas with a weather theme that will be sure to have your children’s eyes on the skies all year round.
Make a Rain Cloud Jar
Did you know shaving cream is a great crafting supply?! Coffee Cups and Crayons shows you how this bathroom staple can be used to demonstrate rain.
My Pet Cloud
Who wouldn’t love a cloud as a pet? Jenuine by Rook No. 17 offers up this low-cost alternative to a traditional family pet.
Kid-Made Happy Paper Cloud
Show off your love for all-things weather by stitching up a paper cloud. Hello, Wonderful uses butcher paper as the fabric in this very cute DIY.
How to Make a Rainbow Windsock
Celebrate a windy day by taking to the backyard with your very own windsock. Kids Craft Room upcycled an empty jug into a colorful outdoor accessory.