Crazy Weather Pictures

We’ve had a lot of crazy weather here lately. One day it’s warm and sunny, and the next (like today) is cold and rainy. So we made some crazy weather pictures!

To make your own, you will need a clear sheet protector (very inexpensive), some wipe off markers, two binder clips, and some markers or crayons. Invite your child over to draw with the markers or crayons on a sheet of white paper. Emily has had birthdays on the brain lately, so she drew a picture of Grandpop’s birthday and everyone giving him big presents!
Next, layer a clear sheet protector over the top of your child’s drawing. Use binder clips to keep the sheet protector in place. With the wipe-off markers, have your child draw rain drops, snow flakes, hail, sunny rainbows, or whatever crazy weather you want, on the sheet protector.
Now you see it….
…now you don’t! Erase the wipe-off markers, and repeat again with a different weather pattern!
Take that, crazy weather!


  1. I have tons of those sheet protectors! This is a great idea. Thanks!

  2. jacque4u2c says

    SO ADORABLE! I hope this sheet protectors weren't Marks! LOL!

  3. Too cute! I love how your brain thinks these things up!

  4. So fun! I love this idea because we too have been having some crazy weather! Sammy is almost 3 so he probably can't do this one yet but I will have to remember it for next year 🙂

  5. Dear Valerie,

    My sheet protectors!!! Great, now all of my sheets are unprotected from spills and / or tearing.


  6. Valerie @ Frugal Family Fun Blog says

    @ Christy — I just picked up a pack at the dollar store. They really come in handy!

    @ jacque4u2c — Hahaha! You totally called it! How did you know? 😉

  7. Valerie @ Frugal Family Fun Blog says

    @ Lindsay — It IS crazy weather! Really throws us for a loop sometimes. Sammy will be crafting in no time! Clara started doing some of these things @ 18 months. As soon as she could hold a paintbrush, I had her painting!

  8. Raising a Happy Child says

    This is a cute craft – it totally reminded me of a Dream Snow by Carle.

  9. An Almost Unschooling Mom says

    I'm with you on the crazy weather – there's nothing like spring for mixing it up!

  10. Wonder Mom says

    We were in the 70's on Saturday and it was spitting SNOW today…we have a saying here in East Tennessee- If you don't like the weather, just wait a day, and it will change…

  11. Oh how creative!!

  12. Dallas had snow on the second day of spring, it's so crazy.
    Looks like a fun idea.

  13. Valerie @ Frugal Family Fun Blog says

    @ Wonder Mom — Wow! That's not crazy weather, that's INSANE weather!!

    @ Ticia — I didn't think Dallas could get snow, let alone after Spring! That's absurd!

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  15. We've got crazy weather, too, and very fun activity – as always =)

  16. Just Breathe says

    Love the crazy weather pictures, looks like so much fun!

  17. Mama King says

    Crazy is right!

    My girls love dry erase markers! Neat way to use them.