teaching resource

Illustrating the Water Cycle Template

  • Updated

    Updated:  14 Sep 2023

Illustrate the stages of the water cycle with this printable template.

  • Editable

    Editable:  Google Slides

  • Non-Editable

    Non-Editable:  PDF

  • Pages

    Pages:  2 Pages

  • Curriculum
  • Years

    Years:  4 - 5

teaching resource

Illustrating the Water Cycle Template

  • Updated

    Updated:  14 Sep 2023

Illustrate the stages of the water cycle with this printable template.

  • Editable

    Editable:  Google Slides

  • Non-Editable

    Non-Editable:  PDF

  • Pages

    Pages:  2 Pages

  • Curriculum
  • Years

    Years:  4 - 5

Illustrate the stages of the water cycle with this printable template.

Water Cycle Worksheet

How well do your students know the different stages of the water cycle? Do they understand the difference between condensation, transpiration and precipitation? Teach Starter has created a water cycle template to help your students illustrate and describe the different components of the water cycle. The first page is a blank template and the second page is a completed example that could be used by teachers or students.

Students will look at each box and determine what other features and illustrations need to be added to represent each stage of the water cycle.

The purpose of this activity is to review the stages of the water cycle by illustrating and adding in important features.

Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding 

A team of dedicated, experienced educators created this resource to support your science lessons. 

In addition to individual student work time, use this printable template to enhance learning through small groups, whole class lessons or remote learning assignments. 

If you have a mixture of above and below-level learners, check out these suggestions for keeping students on track with the concepts: 

🆘 Support Struggling Students

For extra support, allow students to use the resource page when adding in details to the illustrations.

➕ Challenge Fast Finishers

Students who need an extension or challenge can add a caption for each stage of the water cycle.

Easily Prepare This Resource for Your Students

Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the PDF or editable Google Slides version of this resource. 


This resource was created by Madison Evans, a Teach Starter Collaborator.

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