Learn the Layers: Become a Dirt Expert
It's a rare kid who doesn't get a kick out of digging in a sandbox or dirt pile. There's something irresistible about taking a shovel, bucket and rake outside and messing around...but it also happens that there's a lot a young scientist can learn on the way. This activity will introduce your child to different types of soil and how it has settled over many years to form layers.
What You Need:
- Plastic pails and shovels
- Large glass jar with a lid