The follow is a post from contributing writer Lauren.
Weather is a favorite topic of study for my children. Out of the many resources we use to learn about this topic, here are a few of our favorites.
OHC: Weather – Find Out for Yourself – Handbook of Nature Study
This observational weather study can be completed any time of year.
Weather Sensory Bin – Counting Coconuts
Create a weather sensory bin for younger learners.
Your Local Climate – NOAA
Interested in your own local weather stats for the past 12 months? Click on your state and then follow the prompts to find your local weather data.
Free Weather Words Lapbook – Homeschool Share
This free Weather Words Lapbook is based on the book by Gail Gibbons.
How to Forecast the Weather Without Gadgets – Marisys
Easy-to-read graphic stresses the use of observation to predict weather patterns.
Weather Education for Kids – Weather Wiz Kids
This is a comprehensive educational site for kids covering every weather-related topic imaginable.
40 Weather Crafts – Red Ted Art’s Blog
An enormous list of weather-related crafts – indoor rain, sun dials, weather cubes and more.
photo source: ell brown – Flickr Creative Commons
Lauren Hill is the homeschooling mama of 4 little ones, ages 6 to 16 months. In her free time (haha!) she blogs about all things laundry and creates printable worksheets for the pre-K to 2nd grade crowd. Follow Lauren on Twitter @MamaLearning.