Water Cycle Printables ~ Free

Water Cycle Printables ~ Free

Water on earth is always moving, and always changing from liquid to vapor to ice and back again. These free downloads make the water cycle easy to understand for younger students.
Water Cycle Printables ~ Free

Ready to study the water cycle? Here are a few more resources to add to your water cycle studies. These free water cycle printables go well with the Water Cycle Placemat and other resources we have already posted (see below).

Water on earth is always moving, and always changing from liquid to vapor to ice and back again. The natural water cycle explains these movements and what causes them.

These printables for younger students from the Arizona Geographic Alliance explain the water cycle in simple terms. One printable has labels and the other is ready to be labeled.

Full color…and free!

Free Downloads
Suggestions
  • After exploring the resources below, have your student provide a narration explaining the water cycle.
  • Older students can write a how-to essay explaining how the water cycle works in a step-by-step way.
  • Younger students can create a water cycle flip-book with very brief explanations and illustrations.
  • Use Drawing and Writing Paper to draw an illustration of the water cycle. Add explanations.
  • Choose an element of the water cycle to explore in more depth. Ideas can include:
    • Evaporation.
    • Condensation.
    • Transportation.
    • Sublimation.
  • Learn more about the different forms water takes (solid or ice, gas or vapor, liquid). Where do you find each in the water cycle?
Additional Resources

Water Cycle Poster & Placemat {Free!}
A dozen more resources ~ along with a free download!

Water Cycle Animation from NASA.gov
Magic School Bus at the Waterworks

The Magic School Bus at the Waterworks
Fun book with Ms. Frizzle leading the way along the water trail.

The Water Cycle
Interactive at USGS.gov for advanced students.

The Water Cycle
Kahn Academy video.

The Water Cycle
Free printable from USGS.gov.