The 4-5 Year-Olds learned all about weather. First Mrs. Strecker read the story Little Cloud by Eric Carle, and the children held up the various shapes of the clouds in the story. Then they heard another story about the rain.
We tried to see if we could make a tornado in a jar by adding dish detergent to water and shaking it and swirling it around.
We also made a tornado happen when we shook two bottles that were taped together and full of water. It made a really neat tornado and we had to do it again and again!
The 6 and older kids concentrated on wind energy. Tammy Stuhr, Education Director for the Merrick County Extension Office, shows kids different aspects of the power of wind.