Weather videos for kids, songs, and books that are teacher approved to share with your kindergarten or 1st grade class during your weather unit.
Weather videos for kids
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 weather videos, songs, and books to help you teach about weather in your kindergarten or first grade classroom!
Four Weather Videos for Kids
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 weather video for kids 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.
In addition to weather videos for kids, here are some videos of nonfiction books that are all 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 your kindergarten students.
After you show your students the weather videos for kids, check out these fun, digital centers that are weather-themed for after your students. With these digital centers, kindergarten students can practice math and literacy skills.
You can find these weather centers to accompany the weather videos for kids above in my TpT store or by clicking on the link below:
Weather Guided Reading Books
Talk about weather in your guided reading groups after viewing the weather videos for kids! These leveled readers are available as digital or printable. With levels AA-J, you can easily differentiate for your kindergarten and first-grade students.
Click on the link below to check out the weather guided reading books and activities:
Weather Center Free File!
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