Weather: Fill the cup with water. Put shaving cream on top for a cloud. Explain that when clouds get really heavy with water, it rains! Then put blue food coloring on top of the cloud, and watch it rain.
Creating your own rainstorm...this is so cool! All you need is a clear container, water, shaving cream, food coloring and droppers. Have kids make predictions by drawing what they see and think will happen.
IGreat activity during a weather unit. 2 liter soda bottle cut in half. Put about an inch and a half of warm water (w blue food coloring) in the bottom. Invert the top of the bottle with the lid on and fill with ice. Watch the water condense and watch it "rain".
Teaches about clouds and rain. Fill glass 2/3 the way up with water. Top off with shaving cream. Drop blue food coloring onto the shaving cream until it starts to drip through. Explain that clouds are full of rain, but when they get too heavy, they release the rain (blue food coloring).