Spring Showers

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What do you do on a rainy day? Do you go outside and splash in puddles, or stay cozy indoors? The poems and story in this mini-anthology show how rain is important to the natural world and explores what people do in wet weather. The articles offer meterological and folk perspectives on rain, and the activities provide scientific and artistic options for rainy day amusement.
 

Contents:

Poems
Rain by Robert Louis Stevenson
Rain Music by Joseph S. Cotter, Jr.
April Rain by Mathilde Blind
The Rain by W. H. Davies

Story
In the Wet by A. A. Milne

Connections
Rainy Weather Terminology
Rain Proverbs

Activities
Making a Rain Guage
Painting Rainy Watercolors

Resources
Further Reading
Guide to Illustrations