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World Meteorological Day Activities for Kids and Families

March 23rd marks World Meteorological Day. Celebrate this weather-related day with a few fun-filled family activities. If you're not sure where to start, check out these creative ideas for kids of all ages! Today's Weather Painting Take an easel outside and "record" the day's weather. If you don't have an easel, don't worry. Unfold an old cardboard box and place it on the ground. Put a piece of paper on the cardboard—or paint directly onto the cardboard! Ask your child to observe the weather and paint what they see. If it's actively raining, bring an umbrella outside to shield the...

World Meteorological Day Kids’ Calendar Craft

Combine science and art in this World Meteorological Day kids’ activity. Your little learner can make discoveries, explore and create — all in one project. This activity is easy to adapt and is perfect for kids in preschool and up. If your budding scientists is ready to get started, read on to find out how they can learn about the weather by making their very own “What’s it doing outside?” calendar. Materials Card stock paper A hole punch Scissors Yarn Crayons or markers How-To Steps Create a one-week calendar, using one piece of card stock for each day. Your child...

Celebrate World Meteorological Day

March 23rd marks World Meteorological Day. Celebrate this weather-themed day with a few fun activities that your kids can try out. From pretend play to science, you can help your little learner understand what meteorology is and why it’s so important to all of us. Meteorologist Role Play Your child watches the weather person on TV almost every morning (when you do). But, does she know that the television personality is actually a scientist too? Talk about meteorologists, both on TV and those who work in other places. Read about these scientists and then have your child pretend play the...

Celebrate World Meteorological Day

Every March 23rd is World Meteorological Day. Encourage you mini meteorologist to learn about the scientific aspect of this field with a few easy activities. From experiments to imaginative art projects, your child can celebrate this weather-filled day! Compare the weather. Make a historical comparison, exploring what the weather was like on this day (March 23) in other years. Take a look at what the temperature, precipitation and wind was like in your area. Pretend play. Turn your living room into a newsroom, with a pretend play meteorologist session. Your child can deliver the weather on your family’s ‘nightly news’...