-- Discuss how there was a time when people did
not know where the rain came from.
-- Also how there was a time when they believed
if they performed a certain dance they could make it rain themselves.
-- Ask if they think if they could make it rain
“Lets find out”
Drum is for the thunder
The rain stick is the rhythm of the rain
dancing in a circle and invite the children to join in
-- Have the “sneaky” adult go to the
side of the building or tree with the hose
-- After dancing around the circle a couple
of times say “I think it looks like it’s going to rain”
-- At this cue the “sneaky adult turns on
the “rain” aiming above their heads so water comes down like rain.
Color changing water
-- Pour water into cups
-- Let water settle
-- Add 1-2 drops of coloring
-- How long does it take for all of the water
to change colors?
-- What does the drop of color do?
-- With a cup that has yellow coloring
-- Let settle then add a drop of blue or green
-- What happens?