First Grade Physical Science Activities

First Grade Physical Science activities to help show your child the fun side of learning! From easy first grade physical science activities to more advanced, we've got you covered!

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Here's a fun activity to help build thinking skills in young first grade scientists, and to encourage them to have a blast exploring the mass and volume.
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How do people move pianos and heavy furniture into tall buildings? Show your kids some pulley potential with this simple household exercise!
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Teach your first grade scientist the difference between liquids and solids using maple syrup.
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Engineers in training can get started with this simple wheel-and-axle construction activity.
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Make meringues with your first grader and see how states of matter can transform before your very eyes. Here's how:
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This easy Halloween-themed science experiment for first-graders is perfect for chilly October afternoons or great as a Halloween party activity.
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It's easier than you think to make homemade play dough -- just a few pantry staples makes a natural version of the toy that kids have loved for generations.
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Here's a fun math and science activity: help your first-grader explore four different kinds of measurement, using his hand and a few simple household tools.
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Blanket forts are a kid classic! Let your child create a Ć¢fortress of solitudeĆ¢ on his own for reading, telling scary stories or for cozy cocooning.
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Introduce your child to science with something she sees everyday--her shadow!
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Water can go from solid to liquid to gas...but how does popcorn go from kernel to snack? Invite your first grade scientist to find out.
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Your 1st grade scientist will improve her observation skills as she's encouraged to eat healthy by comparing the dry and fresh fruit in this experiment.
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Your child might have noticed how bubbles quickly lose their colors and pop. Check out this creative way to make those bubbles last longer.
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Take this "paper plate snack test" with your child for a hands-on lesson in making healthier choices to teach your child about what's in his food.
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Help your first grader explore the world of scientific measurement by "weighing" fruit with a "water scale"!

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