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Weather Wind Sock
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Children experience wind power firsthand with this colorful wind sock!

This fun and engaging craft is appropriate for:
pre-k - 3rd grade / 4 - 8 years

You will need:

Directions

  1. Help children cut the bottom out of their lunch bags.
  2. Encourage the children to color the bag with markers or crayons. If children use watercolors, allow time for the bag to dry.
  3. As the children are coloring, staple the streamers to one end of each bag.
  4. If the bag does not have handles, staple string or yarn to the other end of the bag to create handles.
  5. Go outside to test the wind socks. Point out that the streamers indicate the wind direction and the wind speed. Discuss how the streamers will look on a very windy day and how they will look on a calm day.

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