10 Cloud Crafts for Kids

Cumulus clouds by cotton wool with rain drops on blue surface, layout for ideas, space for text
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Who doesn't remember spending spring and summer days lying in the cool grass and pointing out fun cloud shapes to your friends? Reignite that same sense of wonder in your kids! Go outside with your kids, look up into the sky, and get inspired for these creative cloud crafts. Some of these projects are experiments and others are classic paper crafts. All of them are super exciting and fun to do together as a family. Have fun learning about and crafting clouds with your kids!

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    Rain Cloud Craft for Kids

    Rain cloud craft
    The Kindergarten Connection

    You'll need lots of cotton balls for this super cute ​rain cloud craft for kids from The Kindergarten Connection. The big, oversized raindrops add a bit of whimsy to this art project, and the finished product is adorable!

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    Shaving Cream Rain Clouds

    Shaving cream rain cloud
    One Little Project

    How awesome is this cloud science experiment from One Little Project? You can make this with shaving cream, food coloring, and water. 

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    Cloud Classification Craft

    Cloud classification craft
    Gift of Curiosity

    Teach your kids about the different types of clouds with this ​classification activity from Gift of Curiosity. Puffy paint and cotton balls are the perfect craft supplies to make clouds. 

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    Crayon Drip Rain Cloud

    Crayon drip rain cloud
    Sugar Spice and Glitter

    This is a great art project to open the creative minds of your children. Try making this multimedia process art activity, from Sugar Spice and Glitter, on a rainy day when you're stuck inside the house.

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    Cloud Kid Craft

    Cloud kid craft
    Glued to My Crafts

    It's raining hearts with this cute kids' craft from Glued to My Crafts! Just because Valentine's Day has passed, doesn't mean you can't craft with hearts. Every day is a new reason to celebrate love.

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    Cloud Dough

    Cloud dough
    Happy Hooligans

    This ​cloud dough from Happy Hooligans will provide hours of fun playtime for your kiddos. It's like soft puffy sand and it's really easy to whip up in your kitchen.

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    Rainbow Cloud Craft

    Rainbow cloud craft
    All Kids Network

    Brighten up those grey winter days with this colorful rainbow cloud craft from All Kids Network. It's easy, uses simple supplies, and great for little crafters.

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    Happy Paper Cloud Pillow

    Cloud pillow
    hello, Wonderful

    This paper cloud pillow from Hello, Wonderful is just so joyful! This is a great project for kids to learn motor skills and beginner sewing skills. Fill the pillow with stuffing for the final step.

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    Preschool Cotton Ball Clouds Activity

    Cloud diagram
    I Heart Crafty Things

    Here is​ another cloud activity ​that will teach your child all about the different types of clouds in our world. Once you're finished crafting, take this cheat sheet outside with your kids and you can together decide what types of clouds are in the sky. 

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    Rain Clouds Experiment

    Rain clouds
    Laughing Kids Learn

    This rain cloud experiment from Laughing Kids Learn would be a fun activity in a classroom, at a play date, or birthday party. You probably already have everything you need for this activity in your home!