weather

Cotton ball clouds

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We recently spent a few days exploring different types of weather.  We also focused a great deal on raindrops and clouds.  This simple activity that I would like to share with you today sparked some great use of vocabulary and imagination… To begin our discussion on clouds, we read the book “It Looked Like Spilt […]

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Who cares about the weather?

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As the weather changes, it is a good time to naturally promote conversations and ideas that lead us to explore the weather in the preschool classroom.

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What will the weather be today? Our morning weather routine

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With so many different kinds of weather, we have been able to take notice of the weather changes as we ask the question “What will the weather be today?”

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All four seasons at the sticky table

A simple and fun way to explore all four seasons on the sticky table in preschool!

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A few minutes outdoors on a cold winter day helps keep the winter blues away

Dreading those cold winter days? See how just spending a few minutes outdoors can make your whole day a better, happier experience.

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Creating a rain jar

Exploring the rain jar for a little preschool fun with science!

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Weaving up a little sunshine and a blog hop

Our preschoolers are hoping to bring in some sunshine with this simple sunshine weaving! Come on over and join in on the weather blog hop!

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Rainbow sponge painting

A wonderful exploration in sponge painted rainbow art!

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Weather word wall art in PreK!

Talking about the weather with young children during the month of March!

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Multi-folded paint rubbings

Creating blot paintings by folding the paper with multiple folds first then adding the paint…

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Exploring weather patterns in preschool

To extend the weather graphing experience over time, the children help to create a weather caterpillar… Each day, the children add a new circle to their weather caterpillar and discuss the patterns in the weather. As you can see below, the weather pattern is “rainy, rainy, cloudy, cloudy” (AABB)… In the younger classes, the teacher […]

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Graphing the weather with preschoolers

As I shared previously, graphing with preschoolers is a wonderful way to expand a child’s understanding of their world. The children have been exploring the weather with the use of a graph as well… On the top of the graph, the children answer the question “What is your favorite weather?” By titling the graph with […]

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Rainy day chalk drawings in preschool

Today the children were exploring rain and the goal was to make a rainy day picture with chalk… First they were to create a picture with the chalk and then sprinkle some water, like rain, on top of the chalk drawing… The children were interested in making the rain but they were not grasping how […]

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Black and white make gray for a cloudy day in preschool

Color mixing and painting clouds in preschool…

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Bring on some sunshine in preschool

Are you ready for a little springtime? These little sunshines will make your preschoolers smile!

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A rainbow of my very own in preschool

It is so hard to keep my opinions to myself as preschoolers create but today, I was thankful that I didn’t interfere as these children made their very own rainbows!

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