Google+ Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas: 25+ Weather Crafts and Activities for Kids (from The PLAY Group)

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

25+ Weather Crafts and Activities for Kids (from The PLAY Group)

Spring is such a wonderful time to explore weather - clouds, rain, wind and sunshine are rampant. I love how everything just comes alive in the spring. It is such a sensory season. There is so much to touch, see and hear.

I have compiled 25+ spring weather related crafts and activities from the members of The PLAY Group that will help children explore elements of springtime weather in fun, hands-on and playful ways.

Rain Crafts & Experiments

Make Rain in a Jar (Train Up a Child)
Rainy Days, Clouds and Puddles (Housing a Forest)
Weather Bath & Experiments (Bath Activities for Kids)
Make Lightning (Train Up a Child)
Rain Sticks (In Lieu of Preschool)

Wind Explorations

DIY Kite from Household Materials (Train Up a Child)
Wind Exploration with Scarves (B-Inspired Mama)
Wind Experiment (Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas)
Easy Wind Chime Craft (Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas)
DIY Pinwheels (Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas)


Paint the Sky (Growing a Jeweled Rose)
Cloud Dough (In Lieu of Preschool)
Exploring Soap Clouds (Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas)
Blotto Paint Clouds (Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas)
Puffy Paint Cloud Art (Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas)

Rainbow Food & Activities

Sorting the Rainbow (Housing a Forest)
Rainbow Cookies (B-Inspired Mama)
Rainbow Crafts & Activities (Housing a Forest)
Rainbow Cake (Mess for Less)
Fine Motor Rainbow Towers (Mess for Less)
Cotton Ball Rainbow Painting (In Lieu of Preschool)
Magic Milk Rainbows (Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas)
Prism Rainbows (Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas)

* For lots more rainbow activities be sure to check out these Rainbow Crafts and Activities compiled by Housing a Forest.

Sun Crafts & Activities

Family Handprint Sun Craft (Growing a Jeweled Rose)
Night & Day Sensory Bins (Train Up a Child)

For even more fun ideas check out my exploring spring weather with kids post.

Don't forget to check out The PLAY Group
on Pinterest, on Facebook and on G+.

Have fun learning about spring weather!


  1. Thank you for all of these ideas! We are getting ready to study weather and these will be so helpful!

  2. Thank You for this wonderful page! You are very appreciated as my Kindergartener daughter and I find your art projects inspiring.


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