Weather Lesson Plans for Preschool

 Are you searching for preschool weather lesson plan ideas? Is a daily weather activity part of your morning circle time routine? Does your child love looking out the window each morning to see what’s happening outside? No matter what your weather instruction needs currently are, the 20+ Weather Lesson Plans for Preschool that are included in this Weather Unit will be a huge hit with your children! The fun and interactive lesson plans will have your children engaged and excited to learn about weather.

Whether you are a pre-k teacher, kindergarten classroom teacher, a homeschooling parent, or just searching for some fun weather theme activities to do with your child, these lesson plans will be the perfect resource for you!

The best thing about these preschool weather theme lesson plans is that you are provided with fully detailed, comprehensive lesson plans that are already written for you.

Another added bonus is that they require minimal prep work and just a few simple materials you probably already have lying around your house.  You are instantly set up for success!

Simply download the lesson plans and print the accompanying activities to get started. No need to print the entire lesson plan book unless you really want to. (Some teachers LOVE putting the lesson plans into a binder for easy offline access!)

What’s Included In These Lesson Plans About The Weather For Preschool:

This printable weather themed lesson plan unit includes many different types of weather lesson plans for preschoolers you to use in your home or classroom. 

With over 20 lesson plans to choose from, you can select a few activities you want to use, or include all of them in your weather unit instruction.

The downloadable unit contains a detailed overview of how to use the lesson plan book, as well as book ideas, weather song ideas, and suggested concepts for the theme of weather.

Within each individual lesson plan you will find:

  • A colorful picture of the activity to give you an idea of what it will look like.
  • Book suggestions for a literacy connection to the activity.
  • List of targeted skills
  • Materials list
  • A detailed “How To” section including instructions for preparing the activity, as well as how to use it with your children.
  • A section of extra ideas, modifications, and ways to adapt the activity.
Detailed weather lesson plans for preschoolers

Reasons You Will Love These Weather Theme Lesson Plans For Preschoolers:

Hands On Activities:

From preschool craft ideas for weather to fine motor skill activities, these lesson plans are full of hands on kids learning projects! 

Children learn best when they are active in their learning activities. With each plan there are plenty of examples of how you can get your child involved in the learning.

While they are busy participating in playful learning experiences, sensory play activities, and checking out the daily weather, your kids will be having so much fun they will never even realize how much they are learning about different kinds of weather!

Multidisciplinary Activities:

These simple resources contain weather social studies lesson plans for preschoolers, science experiments, weather themed art and craft projects, literacy activities, math games, and so much more!

A book suggestion for each lesson makes tying activities in with literacy super simple.  There are endless opportunities to practice vocabulary words and work on developing literacy skills.

Activities For All Learning Styles:

As parents and educators we know that when it comes to teaching kids, there is no cookie cutter approach that will work with all children. 

With over 20 lesson plans full of fun crafts and a variety of different learning activities you will be able to choose the plans that will work the best for your child. 

Whether you have an auditory, visual, or kinesthetic learner, these lessons will bring learning to life for them.

  • Make rain clouds with cotton balls to learn about the letter “R”.
  • Listen to books like “Weather Words” by Gail Gibbons
  • Play in a sensory bin while discovering the feeling of snow.
  • Figure out what to wear through dramatic play in your early childhood classroom.
  • So many different ways to discover the weather!

Flexible Activities:

All of the activities can be easily adapted or modified to meet whatever your needs are.  Whether you are searching for an activity for circle time, a learning center, small group instruction, or independent practice, these lesson plans are full of options!

One of the best things about teaching weather is getting to go outside and experience it! These lesson plans can easily be completed outdoors or indoors depending on the weather.

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Planning for a Weather Theme? We’ve done all the work for you!

We now have interactive thematic lesson plans for preschoolers (3-5 years)! Get ready for fun and learning with unit lesson plans for Weather. Explore a variety of themed hands-on activities! Easy to follow lesson plans include activity modifications and adaptations to meet the needs of all learners. For more information, click on the graphics below:

Weather Preschool Lesson Plans
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More Weather Activities For Preschoolers

Free Printable Weather Gross Motor dice for kids. Perfect for brain breaks, a weather unit or just keeping the kids moving when they can't get outside to play.
Build a rain gauge in this super fun weather-themed STEM activity for kids! Kids will love building a working rain gauge to measure rainfall!
This weather I Spy is perfect for a weather theme or unit! Practice counting skills while learning various weather words!
Free printable weather activities for preschool and kindergarten. Matching games for weather terms, emergent reader sentence building with picture support, cover up games and more.

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