Make these simple sensory bottles as a hands-on manipulative to talk about the weather. Great for circle time! I would use this in a kindergarten class. put the children in 5 groups and let them tell class mates what they think about their bottle.
Never thought of using shaving cream for clouds. Weather: Fill the cup with water. Put shaving cream on top for a cloud. Explain that when clouds get really heavy with water, it rains! Then put blue food coloring on top of the cloud, and watch it rain.
DIY Nature Paint Brushes for Kids - Making your own nature paint brushes is easy, fun and free! It will get you and your kids out in the nature and kids will have a blast collecting natural materials - And pine needles make fantastic brushes!
12 Must Watch TED Talks for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning Ted Talks are amazing motivators and inspirational videos. I enjoy watching and using the information as i work with students.