Lots of fun winter activities that you can enjoy with kids out in the snow. Everything from creating snow art, making snow sculptures, and making snow paintings to making your own backyard skating rink, snow bowling alley, and other fun activities games you can enjoy with kids.
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Want to know how to save a snowflake? Learning all about the weather can be super fun! Here you'll find everything you want to know about working at a weather station to learning some fun snow trivia. Enjoy some laughs while watching our videos of meteorologists and the funny things they say and other fun weather stuff!
Wondering how to make it snow? While none of these 7 tricks to make it snow are necessarily scientific, they’re certainly fun ways to spend time with your kids and share in the excitement of waking up to a snow day. Don’t miss our list of 8 fun things to do with your kids in the snow… at the very end.
Planning a trip to see the Aurora Borealis? Watching nature’s amazing light show up close is an exciting and fun adventure for your bucket list! I have a few tips for planning your Northern Lights trip including — where you can see Aurora Borealis in the U.S. (the best cities & parks with an unobstructed view of the night sky), the best time of the year & time of the day to see the Northern Lights, and the best apps & sites to help you plan your Northern Lights trip.
Fun Halloween costume ideas for a weatherman (or a weatherman wannabee). Think along these lines: hurricane, sun, flood, mother nature, global warming, earth day, hail, clouds, snow globe, el nino, weatherman, tsunami, rain, snow, mother earth, blizzard, lightning, wind, stormy weather, rainbow, tornado, weather forecast, snowman, snowflake, wind turbine and solar panel costume ideas!
Planning to watch an eclipse soon? Me too! Here’s what to look for when buying solar eclipse glasses, how to make a pinhole viewer that’s safe for watching a solar eclipse, and the ONLY time that it’s safe to view a solar eclipse with your naked eyes.
Here’s what it’s like being a meteorologist. Take a behind-the-scenes tour of weather TV stations to see the type of meteorology equipment they use to predict the weather and what they do every day at work. Plus tips to help you become a meteorologist or weather person some day.
The Great American Solar Eclipse (or 2017 total solar eclipse) is August 21, 2017. Just about everybody in the continental United States will see a partial eclipse on that date — but only people in these 12 states will see a total solar eclipse! See a map of the 2017 eclipse path, the best places to view it, how to safely watch the eclipse, and when the next solar eclipses will occur.
Winter weather can do strange things – like cause extreme blizzards, snow tornadoes, and even weird icy formations. Don’t believe me? Check out these videos! And see why all of this weird winter weather is happening…
Want the best chance of seeing colorful autumn leaves? Here are 4 fun, easy tips that help me find great fall foliage color every year!
Spring weather brings all kinds of amazing sights, including blooming flowers and baby animals. Find out what else spring has in store for nature lovers!
What’s the Waffle House Index? Why do we rush to buy milk & eggs before a storm? How do restaurants fare during bad weather? How is Wawa helping first responders?
Space junk has been gathering in orbit since humans launched the first satellite in 1957. Today, there’s more orbital debris than you’d imagine. Here’s why.
Want to know when and where the first snow will fall according to this year’s snow forecast? Here’s the inside scoop…
A Supermoon is when the sun and moon are directly opposite of each other. Here are future Supermoon dates, plus 5 little-known facts about Supermoons!
There are 4 main fall foliage regions across the United States. See which fall foliage map is the best for tracking colorful autumn leaves near you.
Know what causes white lines in the sky behind airplanes? They’re contrails, not chemtrails! So, what is cloud seeding and how does it affect the weather?
Looking for a home weather station to help you monitor and forecast the weather? These 3 home weather stations are the top ones that I recommend.
Have you ever seen a sun halo? They’re actually quite rare. See what causes a sun halo, the shapes that sun halos take on, and what a sun halo really means.
When is tornado season? What causes tornadoes? Are overpasses safe if you’re in your car during a tornado? Find answers to these tornado questions and more.
Tips for viewing these 4 amazing sky events WITHOUT a telescope: Aurora Borealis, Solar Eclipses, Lunar Eclipses, and Meteor Showers!
See why a Galileo thermometer makes the perfect gift for any weather geek and learn more about how this unique invention works.
Want to impress your friends around the fireplace? Throw some amazing snow facts their way. Here are 20 fun snow facts!
What’s the chance of an asteroid impact here on Earth? Find out the odds, learn about the objects that are threatening our planet, and find out how you can track asteroids on your own!
Is the summer pool weather forecast looking good? Before you break out your swim suit, see how to avoid pool water illness. These tips might make you think twice about diving into just any swimming pool!
The Weather Channel has begun naming winter storms, which has caused a stir in the weather community. Why has the Weather Channel decided to name winter storms, and why does one weather watcher think they should ice the idea? Find out a flurry of details here.
Weather clubs are a great place to meet other people who enjoy meteorology, learn about using home weather stations, find out more about recent weather topics, and much more.
Tracking the International Space Station can be a fun hobby for young and old alike. With the many websites that track the ISS as it flies high overhead, you’ll know when it will be visible over your neck of the woods.
Starry Night is a fun online tool that explains exactly which stars and planets are appearing right now above your house (or hotel, or boat, or camping tent… or wherever you might be). In our case, it’s our hot tub! Have fun discovering the stars and planets overhead…
Enjoying the weather hobby is something that can last a lifetime… and be one of the most satisfying of all pastimes.
Find interesting weather facts, safety tips & info about how the weather affects us on a daily basis. Plus, lots of seasonal ideas and fun things to do outdoors on our fun weather Facebook and Twitter pages!
check out these 5 great reasons why you should love rain!
Check out all the fun you can have with snow crystals, snowflakes, and falling snow!
Tell the kids: NORAD tracks Santa! Find out how you can join in the fun Christmas Eve and watch Santa deliver toys to children all over the world.
Find out the best fall destinations — and how to plan a fall vacation — here! See where the fall foliage is changing right now.
Here’s a list of 10 incredible places to see fall foliage.
You’ve gotta see these hilarious videos of funny weathermen singing, dancing, and doing their best to bring some chuckles to the weather forecast. This is worth checking out!
Tornado movies can be exciting to watch. Even the not-so-good ones are at the least amusing. Check out this list of 5 tornado movies and find out if any of the stuff you see in these movies can happen in real life.
What’s perfect swimming weather? Check out what most people consider comfortable air temperatures and water temperatures for swimming — then break out your goggles and snorkel!
Bored? Not a great day to be outdoors? You can stay entertained indoors with these challenging and fun weather quiz tests.
These 5 tornado videos will remind you of the amazing power and destruction tornadoes can unleash.
I love walking in the winter after a fresh snowfall. The sights are marvelous. It reminds me of the song Walking in a Winter Wonderland. There is so much beautiful winter scenery. I thought I’d share some of my favorite snow photos with you.
A storm & kids often don’t get along too well. After all, many kids hate being stuck indoors, and some young children are scared of storms. But here are a few activities that will be sure to keep kids entertained during the next storm.
Snow paint is an exciting way to have fun in the snow!
Here are 5 funny winter videos that will keep you laughing all the way until the first springtime thaw!
Winter weather brings snow — and the opportunity to build a snow sculpture! Snow sculptures are fun to make and easy, especially if you have the right tools. If you think you have what it takes to build some really good snow sculptures, you may even want to enter a snow sculpting contest!
Making fake snow is easier than you think — and it’s a great way to give kids something fun to do when Old Man Winter doesn’t look to be sending any real snow your way!
Funny snowman pictures always make us happy. Check out some of these snowman pictures sure to bring a smile to your day.
Weather books for kids will help children understand and learn more about the weather — and may help encourage some young weather lovers to pursue a career in meteorology!
FEMA for Kids is a safe online resource for games, weather and disaster information. It’s also one of the few kids weather sites that also has fun weather activities for kids online.
Scholastic — the major children’s book publisher — is offering kids a chance to control the weather with their new interactive weather maker online. It’s fun for kids of all ages!