Weather Apps, Games, and Websites

Weather -- and how it affects our planet -- is fascinating, and kids might have a few questions. These weather-centric apps, games, and websites will help them identify weather patterns, understand why the weather changes, or simply brighten their days. When the sky clears, help your kids get active with our list of Apps That Inspire Kids to Play Outside.

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MarcoPolo Weather App Poster Image
Sandbox tool lets kids explore weather without getting wet.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
(2015)
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Seasons and Weather ! Science educational games App Poster Image
A gentle introduction to the science world for young kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
(2011)
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iDress for Weather App Poster Image
Customizable, picture-based weather app great for everyone.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
(2012)
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Rudi Rainbow – Children's Book App Poster Image
Fun is in the forecast with cute, playful weather adventure.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
(2018)
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Just for Kids Website Poster Image
Easy-to-digest content; activities make you hungry for more.
URL: http://urbanext.illinois.edu/kids/index.cfm
(2013)
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Disaster Hero Game Poster Image
FEMA-sponsored game teaches about disaster preparedness.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2013)
(2013)
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Scijinks Website Poster Image
The wonderful world of weather, made easy for kids.
URL: http://scijinks.jpl.nasa.gov/
(2007)
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TheWeatherChannelKids Website Poster Image
A shower of weather-related info & fun activities.
URL: http://theweatherchannelkids.com
(2007)
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California Academy of Sciences Website Poster Image
Site brings the science museum experience into kids' homes.
URL: http://www.calacademy.org/explore-science
(2013)
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Nancy Drew: Trail of the Twister Game Poster Image
Enigmatic puzzles and scary storms highlight this mystery.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2010)
(2010)
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SimCity Game Poster Image
Exciting but technically flawed city-building simulation.
Platforms: Windows
(2013)
(2013)
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Storm Seekers Game Poster Image
Sharp forecasting game shows how weather patterns work.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, Windows
(2013)
(2013)
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Stop Disasters! Game Poster Image
Natural disasters become less scary in sim games.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2007)
(2007)
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