My first graders have been learning all about the water cycle. They especially loved our cloud activities! I've been seeing this activity all over Pinterest & I finally tried it, it was so much fun!
Everyone filled their plastic cups with water and then they predicted what would happen if we added colored water on top of shaving cream "clouds". We talked about how water evaporates and then condenses into clouds. When clouds become too full, it rains! This was such a fun cloud model - my students used pipettes to drop colored water on top of their clouds until the clouds were so full, they rained a rainbow down into the water.
We made cute little pet clouds using cotton balls - I'll be posting pics soon!