Friday, January 13, 2012

Make a Wind Sock Craft

A WIND SOCK is a weather instrument that shows the direction of the wind.

Here are easy directions to make a wind sock that kids can make with a few inexpensive supplies.

  • cardboard or heavy paper
  • glue
  • string
  • crepe paper streamers
  • paper punch 

  • Roll a rectangular piece of cardboard into a tube shape and glue or staple.
  • On one end of the tube punch 3 holes.
  • Loop a piece of string or yarn through each hole.
  • Tie the 3 pieces of string together.
  • On the other end of the tube glue approx. 5 streamers.
  • Have fun observing the wind!

The kids can make wind socks in different colors and sizes. They could compare the different sizes and see which ones "catch" the wind better!

Here are craft directions to make a mini wind sock that can be used indoors or outdoors.
Click Here: Mini Wind Sock Directions

Have fun learning about weather elements and crafting.


  1. What a great classic craft!! And we haven't made one yet -thanks for the reminder =-) Thanks for linking up to TGIF! Have a great week,
    Beth =-)

  2. Sigh, I thought I had commented on this. I remember writing it in my mind.........

    I remember making these as a kid and it was SO much fun.

    Thanks for linking up to Science Sunday!.

  3. I was just talking about this with my 1st graders...what a great, easy, learning craft!! Thanks so much for sharing this with our readers at Sharing Saturday.


  4. this was every useful am sure i'll get full marks



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