• Yasmeen Kamrani Sallam

Invitation to Explore the Rain

Rainy Day Window Art: Have your child paint on a baking tray or plastic bin (liquid water colors, diluted tempera paint, food coloring), then take a blank sheet of paper and smooth it down on the tray, lift it up and it looks like it rained on the paper!



Rainy Water Play: Whether you do it in the bath tub, sink, or a sensory bin. Fill your base with clear or blue water and provide cups, Tupperware, bowls, ladles, and let them explore rain water through water play.


Rain Cloud in a Jar Experiment: In clear cup or vase place water as the base, on top of the water squirt shaving cream or place a sponge above the water. In another cup place blue colored water or food coloring/liquid water colors. Have the child transfer the water with a baster, pipette, squirt bottle, droppers, or the food coloring bottle itself, then they will see the rain precipitate.



Rain Resist Painting: Have your child draw rain with a white crayon on white paper, next have them paint over the crayon with cool liquid water colors (blues & purples), and let it dry.



Rain Storm Sensory Bottle: Take an empty clear plastic bottle, fill it with dyed rice, and cotton balls, and there you have it! You can also do oil, water, glitter and food coloring/liquid watercolors.


Water Absorption: In a baking tray place a cup of water, add food coloring/liquid water colors place droplets of water all over the baking tray, then have your child take the cotton balls or pads to absorb the rain.


10 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All