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8 Rain Science Activities for Kids for Raining Days

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Do you have a lot rain? What can kids do in those raining days? Why not try some fun activities with the rain? Here are some fun science experiments for kids to learn about rain. I’d love to hear what do you do with your kids when it is raining. Any science activities for kids about rain?

Fun Science Experiments for Kids About Rain

Fun rainy day science activities for kids to learn about rain. Great outdoor STEM fun for kids from preschool to school age.
Create cloud in a jar with water and ice.

Make a rain in the jar: this is an activity need adult supervision, as kids need hot water.

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Make a rain gauge to measure how much rain you get.

Test rain water pH level with a pH tape, and compare it to liquid of different sources, such as tap water, juice, lake water, pool water.

To understand acid rain’s effect on plant, this simple science experiment can answer the question.

You can also set up an experiment to understand acid rain’s effect on buildings. This requires more work, and is more appropriate for older kids.

Another experiment to answer the question about acid rain, does the acidity increase as the rain water evaporate? It is a big question, but in fact a relatively easy experiment for kids to do.

After rain, you will see rainbow. This is a fun science experiment about rainbow.

Do you have a fun science experiment about rain to share?

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  • Mirela

    I’ve never had fun with children in the rain. It’s very interesting and kids like it.
    We usually read a book or draw something. We like painting our palms or feet and the we strike them off on the paper.

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