Get ready for a week of amazing science and discovery with these adorable Weather Activities for Preschool.
This comprehensive unit includes weather charts for your circle time, math, literacy, and science centers, and weather worksheets for kindergarten or preschool
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WEATHER ACTIVITIES FOR PRESCHOOL
Spend an entire week in the spring or fall teaching about the weather or use these materials throughout the year in your circle time or science centers. Either way, these done-for-you printables will save you hours of prep and make learning about the weather a blast for your preschool and kindergarten kids.
Weather Preschool Activities – Math
This first set of preschool weather centers is focused on early math skills but they double as sensory play and fine motor practice. Take a look to see how we used them in our classroom.
Weather Math Playdough Mats
These sensory play weather playdough mats are great for building number sense. Roll the rays to show the number. Form the number, and then make it in a 10 frame.
Roll, Count, and Cover Rain
Work on subitizing and counting with this fun rain activity. We used plastic gems or you could use pom poms or flat marbles.
Fingerprint Math Activity
This sensory weather activity lets children stamp the rain with either ink or paint. It is great for working on one-to-one correspondence, a critical early math skill.
Preschool Weather Math Craft
This counting sun is a fantastic way to work on fine motor skills while practicing counting and one-to-one correspondence.
Raindrop Counting Towers
How much rain have we accumulated? Have the children count and build rain towers.
Roll & Count Weather Math Activity
Roll a dice to move the clothespin up and down the thermometer. This is a great math activity for preschool or kindergarten kids that are just starting addition and subtraction.
Preschool Weather Activities – Literacy
We are constantly working on literacy in preschool and kindergarten. In these weather theme literacy centers, kids can learn anything from letters, to sounds, to sight words.
Sight Words Weather Activity
It’s raining sight words. Can you spell the word in the raindrops?
Rhyming Word Clouds
Match the raindrops to the rainclouds. Which ones have the same beginning sounds?
Forming Letter Clouds
Make a letter cloud. Tongs add grip strength and fine motor practice to this weather-themed literacy activity.
Match upper and lowercase letters together in this fun rain-themed activity.
Weather Charts for Preschool
Do you need a weather chart for preschool? Here are several fun options for you to make and use in your circle time or science centers.
Preschool Weather Chart
Laminate the pieces of the chart and add velcro. Each day kids can place the correct picture on the chart to show the weather. Then move the clothespin on the thermometer to show the current temperature.
What to Wear Weather Chart
What should we wear for the weather today? Children can use these interactive weather charts to sort and show what clothing is appropriate for the different weather conditions.
Water Cycle Chart for Preschool
How do we get our weather? This interactive water cycle chart helps children learn about where rain and snow come from and how they cycle through our planet and atmosphere.
Sense of Touch Find and Clip Activity
Children work on weather patterns in this fun activity, rotating between rainbows, lightning, clouds, sun, snow, etc. This is great for patterns as well as weather vocabulary skills.
Shape Clouds Chart
While learning about weather and clouds, kids can practice making their own clouds in shapes. We used cotton balls and stick glue for this activity.
Tracing Lightning Weather Activity
You don’t want to be too close to lightning in real life, but studying it and its patterns can be fun. Here kids get to try tracing lighting with a crayon, marker, or pipe cleaners.
WEATHER WORKSHEETS FOR PRESCHOOL
In addition to the hands-on activities above, we also created 15 fun weather worksheets for preschool or kindergarten. These worksheets back up what you’ve been learning all week and stack skills like tracing, scissor practice, sorting, and more.
Weather Tracing Worksheets
This first set of worksheets is all about building weather vocabulary as well as tracing both words and pictures. These cute worksheets would be fantastic to send home as a little weather booklet at the end of the week.
Weather Worksheets for Kindergarten or Preschool
This second set of weather worksheets focuses on math and counting skills and is great for preschool or kindergarten class work or homework.
More Preschool Weather Worksheets
With this last set of worksheets for your weather theme, you can work on literacy skills like letters, rhyming, and spelling your name or even get some extra patterns practice.
Grab your copy of these adorable weather activities and worksheets for preschool today. They’ll make your life easier as you plan and prep your best preschool weather theme yet.
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