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Preschool Homeschool Curriculum: Weather Lesson Plan

Weather Preschool Activities

Objective: To learn about the weather

Message: Weather is what the air and sky are like each day.

Book(s):

  • Weather by Gallimard Jeunesse and Pascale de Bourgoing
  • Weather Words and What They Mean by Gail Gibbons
  • Weather by Rena K. Kirkpatrick

Music: Weather Song for Children: Sun, Rain, Wind, and Snow (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tfAB4BXSHOA)

Fine Motor Skills:

  • Science pages 26-27
  • Weather and Seasons Workbook 1 pages 3-8, 12 (http://www.education.com/workbook/weather-seasons-1-workbook/)
  • Weather and Seasons Workbook 2 pages 11-19 (http://www.education.com/workbook/weather-seasons-workbook/)
  • What Belongs on a Sunny Day (http://www.education.com/worksheet/article/circle-belongs-sunny-day/)
  • What Belongs on a Rainy Day (http://www.education.com/worksheet/article/circle-belongs-rainy-day/)
  • What Belongs on a Snowy Day (http://www.education.com/worksheet/article/circle-belongs-snowy-day/)

Craft/Activity 1: Science Centers pages 126-143

Craft/Activity 2: Paper Plate Weather Tracker (http://www.takethepen.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/weatherwheel2528newposter2529.jpg?w=225)

Materials

  • Paper plate
  • Black marker
  • Crayons, markers, magazines, or other decorating materials
  • Clothes pin or binder clip

Directions

  1. Divide the paper plate into six wedges using the black marker.
  2. Write Sunny, Cloudy, Partly Cloudy, Rainy, Windy, and Snowy in the six wedges.
  3. Create pictures with the decorating materials to represent each type of weather.
  4. Use the clothes pin or binder clip to indicate the weather for the day.

Cutting Practice: Cut pages 43-47

References

DK Workbooks: Science, Pre-K. 2014. DK Publishing. 978-1-4654-1726-8
Let’s Learn to Cut (2+). 2011. Spectrum Early Years. ISBN 978-1-60996-206-7
Take It to Your Seat Science Centers, Grades PreK-K. 2005. Evan-Moor Educational Publishers. ISBN 978-1-59673-090-8

Image Credits

Weather Preschool Activities © 2015 Heather Johnson

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