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Rain Gauge

Learning from the Weather

Posted by: Rhonda April 21, 2020

Kids learn best through direct experiences. At this time of year, one factor that greatly affects any experience is the weather! Constantly changing, spring weather generates opportunities for conversations, questions, and investigations that are immediately relevant to a child’s life.

By using a clear plastic bottle you can make a simple rain gauge. If you calibrate it carefully, it can actually take quite accurate readings. Find the instructions here.

For more inspiration on how to make use of wet weather, check out 10 Rainy Day Activities.