Why is the weather such an inherent part of conversations in so many countries?
It could be because it is ever-changing, or because it affects everybody, or maybe just because it is an interesting and harmless topic of conversation; whether among friends or strangers. Perhaps it is for all of these reasons.
Given our enthusiasm for the weather in much of the Western world, it is not surprising that many people enjoy keeping track of the weather as a hobby.
In the long years I worked with seniors I encountered a number of them with an intriguing devotion to ‘checking the weather gauge’.
It is an absorbing activity suitable for any time of the year. Perhaps you have some residents who would enjoy this project as well.
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This activity is suitable as part of an Intergenerational Program. Residents are paired with their own grandchildren or local school children to make beautiful rainbows.
World Meteorological Day is a date well worth celebrating. You'll be surprised how interesting the subject is and how many fun activities can be enjoyed relating to the weather.