Life Science Activities & Experiments

Life science activities & experiments that help show your child the fun side of learning science. From easy life science activities to more advanced, we've got you covered.

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Here's a science activity to help your first-grader investigate how seeds are designed to travel.
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Teach your child about recycling and gardening as she re-uses an empty plastic milk gallon jug to craft a swan-shaped plant container!
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Creating a home for a toad is an easy and fun project for kids. Here's how to make your very own toad abode.
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Grow potatoes in a plastic bag—easy to grow and harvest, and yummy to eat!
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Cherries usually burst with flavor, but in this science experiment they burst with osmotic pressure. This science activity will blow your curious kid's mind!
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Get your child math and science savvy with this fun outdoor classification game. Using chalk, your child will classify what she sees in the natural world.
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This fun activity makes use of pasta shells, paint, and glue make a crab while your child learns about this unique creature.
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Help build help your first grader's reading vocabulary while also boosting their nutritional knowledge with this easy and fun home science activity.
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Using a glass fishbowl, you and your kids can create a low-humidity, open-topped terrarium perfect for easy care, drought-tolerant succulents.
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Grow a garden with an environmentally-friendly twist by using plant scraps that usually get thrown away.
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Bring the fun of gardening indoors! By stuffing a simple pair of pantyhose with a few grass seeds on top, your child can grow her very own plant pet.
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Put your young paleontologist's puzzle-solving skills to the test by having her hunt for dinosaur bones and then assemble them to create dinosaur skeletons.
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This activity is a great way to teach kids that, to find examples of science in action, they donât need to look any further than their own backyard.
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Have your child build a model of a coral polyp, one of the tiny animals that composes a coral reef.
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Come take off your shoes and explore with your feet. Your child will embark on a barefoot adventure as he plays with different textures.
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Does your child love learning about dinosaurs? Does he like digging around in search of hidden treasures? In this fun activity he'll do both!
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Here's a pressed leaf card project that puts science and writing together for your second grader.
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This season is a great time to explore the many shapes, sizes, and species of evergreen trees. Download our "field guide" activity and learn more!
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Kids conduct a simple birdseed experiment to figure out what kinds of birds live nearby in this fun science activity.
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This winter garden project is just about bomb-proof, and believe it or not, it might even make a great gift. So get craft happy with your first grader!

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