Observing the Weather with Preschoolers

I am warning you that the pictures in this post may be extremely boring to most people…however, they are very exciting to my 3 year old!

I have to start by telling you of My Daughter’s intense fear of thunderstorms.  She has always gone crazy when she hears them.  At night, she runs in our room, screams, cries, whatever.  During the day, she hides under blankets and behind couches.  I wondered how we could help her overcome this fear.

We are currently fitting a lot more science-type learning into our daily lives, so I thought that we could try to observe weather.  I was hoping that thinking about the rain and thunder in a scientific way may help calm My Daughter’s fears.  Here is what we did…

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