Kids weather videos, songs, and books that are teacher approved to share with your kindergarten or 1st grade class during your weather unit.
Kids Weather Videos
My students loved exploring and learning about all different types of weather. Since I lived in the midwest for a LONG time, we experienced quite a variety of weather. Anything could happen! Check out some great videos, songs, and books to help you teach about weather in your kindergarten or first grade classroom!
Wonder About Weather | National Geographic Kids
This is a really short video that would be great as an introduction to your unit.
What Causes Thunder & Lightning | SciShow Kids
Severe Weather | FEMA
This video was put together by FEMA to teach kids about the different types of severe weather and what they should do to stay safe. It talks about floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, heat waves, and extreme cold.
Be a Weather Watcher | SciShow Kids
Jessi and Squeaks show how to keep a journal to track the weather. What a fun idea during your weather unit!
Types of Clouds | The Dr. Binocs Show
A cute kid’s weather video that teaches about three types of clouds.
Here are some videos of nonfiction books about weather. They are great to use if you don’t have access to the text.
Weather Words and What They Mean by Gail Gibbons
Super Storms by Seymour Simon
Weather | National Geographic Kids
Fly Guy Presents Weather by Tedd Arnold
This book has some great information and kids LOVE it!
How’s the Weather | Super Simple Songs
Stormy Weather | Super Simple Songs
This song would make a good movement break!
Weather Song | Have Fun Teaching
Fun and upbeat song that would also be a great movement break for kids.
Check out these fun, digital centers that are weather-themed. Kindergarten students practice math and literacy skills!
You can find these weather centers in my TpT store or by clicking here:
Weather Guided Reading Books
Talk about weather in your guided reading groups! These leveled readers are available as digital or printable. With levels AA-J, you can easily differentiate for your kindergarten and first-grade students.
Weather guided reading books and activities can be found here:
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