Kindergarten Science Activities and Experiments

Kindergarten is a great time to introduce kids to the magic of science! These creative and educational kindergarten science activities are just what educators and parents need to cover basic science skills. Using readily available materials and step-by-step instructions, you'll see your student's face light up as they discover the world of science. Nature activities make a great compliment to these.

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Alive or Not? This yeast experiment you can conduct with your little scientist explores the answer to this timeless question.
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In this fun activity, kids practice measurement and boost fine motor skills as they learn all about how fossils form and even make a few of their own!
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Here is a kindergarten activity that blends art and science by using magnets, paint, and objects found around the house to create a picture.
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In this hands-on activity, kids learn what it takes to foster seedlings into full-grown plants, all in a regular old soda bottle!
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Try this activity with your child to explore what happens to rain (and the living things that need it) when it becomes polluted.
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Show your preschooler how to make a print of a butterfly using her hand as a tool--a great way to stimulate her sense of touch.
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Let your kid experiment with textures among fabric and other materials that are smooth, rough, soft, or slippery--and then he'll make a texture book!
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Use popcorn in this tasty experiment to explore the five senses at home with your kindergartener!
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In this simple and social activity, children use size comparison skills to find objects in nature that are bigger, smaller, longer, and shorter.
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In this activity, your kid has your permission to get his socks nice and filthy. In fact, it's a necessity, because those socks are going to make a garden.
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Kids conduct a simple science experiment to see if seeds can grow without soil in this simple kindergarten science activity.
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Make a kindergarten "discovery table" that reinforces both science and writing skills. Here's how:
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Invite your kindergarten scientist to conduct this color mixing experiment to discover which primary hues make a rainbow of secondary colors.
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Does your kid love crafts AND food? Teach him to paint with natural dyes from food! He'll be amazed that food can be made into art, just like in ancient times.
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With this activity, your child can learn about how molecules join together and make a pretty decoration to hang around the house. Here's how:
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In this fun guessing game, your child uses his sense of smell and taste to figure out what is in the container. Here's how to play:
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Here's a simple craft activity that can help your youngster better visualize the life cycle of a frog as a circle.
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Help your child build her very own science laboratory at home for experiments and science projects. This is a quick, easy, and fun educational tool!
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In this kindergarten activity your child will create a map of your house and use a magnet to move pictures of your family through the house!
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Take a nature walk in your backyard or local park to find one object for every letter of the alphabet. Then put them together in this handy nature book.

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