Free puzzle games, stories, crafts, and printable activities for kids ages 4–12.

What's the Weather?What's the Weather?
With the puzzles, stories, and activities in this pack, we’re hoping to inspire some future meteorologists—or at least spark your kids’ curiosity about clouds, wind, rain, and sun! There are several things kids can gain from learning about the weather: an understanding of the science behind weather and climate, and a knowledge of safety practices in severe weather conditions. If your kids know the telltale signs of an impending storm, for example, they may feel more prepared and less frightened. They can also learn to appreciate our planet by observing its wild and amazing weather patterns. Whatever the weather, we’re predicting a forecast of fun for your family this week!
what's the weather

1. What's the Weather?

Watch our video for what kids gain from learning about the weather.

solve a puzzle

2. Solve a Puzzle

Everyone is getting cozy while the snow falls outside. Find the hidden objects while you check out what the weather is like outside your window.

read a story

3. Read a Story

Read about how a clever babysitter turned a scary thunderstorm into a fun game. 

create a rainbow

4. Create a Rainbow

Get to the bottom of the science of rainbows with a mirror, water, and a flashlight. 

make a weather wolf

5. Make a Weather Wolf

Create a cute magnetic wolf and dress it up for any kind of weather. 

Do something for others

6. Do Something for Others

Share your child’s act of kindness with us at HighlightsKids.com.

Write, Draw, or Talk About It

7. Write, Draw, or Talk About It

Did your child invent a new type of precipitation? Or maybe a funny shaped cloud? We’d love to see what they came up with at HighlightsKids.com.

search the scene

8. Search the Scene

Happy Groundhog Day! Will Punxsutawney Phil predict more winter weather or an early spring?

search the scene

9. Find the Hidden Objects

It’s a precipitation party! Don’t let a little rain get you down. Find the objects hidden in the scene. 

rainbow toast

10. Make Rainbow Toast

Spruce up your toast with a colorful design!

weather frame

11. Craft a Weather Frame

Keep track of the forecast with this craft for your fridge.

 

find the hidden objects

12.  Check the Scene

Get cozy inside when the weather is rough outside. Search for hidden objects while you wait for the storm to pass.

ice lanterns

13. Create Ice Lanterns

Cooler temperatures make for cooler crafts! Learn how to create frozen-ice lanterns.

weather sudoku

14. Solve an Emoji Puzzle

Check out this picture sudoku using weather emojis!

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