With some extra spare time and the kids off school, finding things to do may be difficult.

The First Warning Weather team shares a few ways to have fun and learn at the same time by making weather instruments with household products.

MAKE A BAROMETER

See if the air pressure is rising or fall with this homemade barometer.

Here are the items you will need:

  • Glass Jar
  • Balloon
  • Straw
  • Toothpick or Needle
  • Index Card
  • Spool

MAKE A RAIN GAUGE

Measure the amount of rain that falls.

Here is what you need:

  • Two-Liter Bottle
  • Ruler
  • Masking Tape

MAKE A THERMOMETER

MAKE A HYGROMETER

MAKE AN ANEMOMETER