Instructing your children in regards to the climate provides them a baseline understanding of what climate patterns ought to appear like. Plus, it will possibly ease the minds of youngsters who’re anxious in regards to the sound of thunder, and—maybe better of all—helps stumbling dad and mom reply the barrage of weather-related “how” and “why” questions children throw at them!
Along with the wonderful climate books on the market (we love The Weather Girls By Aki and Greta and the Giants by Zoë Tucker), there are many enjoyable experiments you’ll be able to conduct collectively proper at residence. The most effective, and easiest, is the rain cloud in a jar.
All you will want for it is a giant jar, shaving cream, gel meals coloring or washable watercolors, and pipettes or droppers. In a small cup, combine the meals coloring with some water. Take your jar and fill it with non-colored water till it’s about ¾ full. Spray your shaving cream on high till it’s simply above the jar and get the youngsters to make use of a dropper to squirt coloured water on high of the shaving cream cloud a couple of instances. Quickly sufficient, your cloud might be raining!