Plants, Animals & the Earth Science Activities and Experiments

Plants, Animals & the Earth science activities and experiments help show your child the fun side of learning science. From easy Plants, Animals & the Earth activities to more advanced, we've got you covered.

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Kids are sure to be entranced by the magic of the ocean when they create their very own ocean in a bottle.
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Can't make it to the beach? Bring the science of ocean waves home with this fun earth science-related craft.
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Teach the kids how a bird's nest is made by making your own nests using only natural materials!
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Help children understand the power of germs and the importance of hand washing with this visual activity that introduces the concept of scientific inquiry.
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When the wind starts blowing, you and your child can plant a sponge garden in the comfort of your own kitchen. Here's how:
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Use simple materials to build a "worm hotel" with your kindergarten soil scientist...and see what worms really do all day.
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After completing this fun science project, your child will have a better understanding of plants, and she may even develop a green thumb in the process!
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Make your own greenhouse - out of a balloon! Your child will learn how greenhouses work as she plants radish seeds and watches them grow.
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This plaster fossil activity is a fun supplement to preschool science. Use plaster to make imprints of your child's handprints, footprints and other objects!
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Check out this silly game that will put your kid's animal habitat knowledge (and acting skills) to the test.
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Aquariums are usually reserved for fish, but this aquarium will contain creatures from your child's imagination!
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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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How can you tell the difference between a spider and an insect? Your child will find out as he makes a tray of yummy creepy crawly snacks.
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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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Make these homemade shell fossils and introduce your child to the wonders of science!
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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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Help your preschooler practice observing and experimenting with this exciting activity where she'll get to examine objects below the water's surface!

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