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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Roasting pumpkin seeds makes for a great Halloween activity, and a healthy snack!
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Looking for a fun way to encourage imaginative play? Try crafting these animal dice with your preschooler.
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Help your kindergartener identify and sort eight different kinds of common seeds on this "seed wheel" plate you can use all growing season.
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Recycling may be a confusing concept for your little one, so take the time to teach them the magic of compost - right in your own backyard!
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What's a crater, and how does it happen? Here's a kindergarten experiment with safe, nontoxic ingredients.
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Summer is a great time to work on pre-kindergarten skills that will serve your child well in her first year at school, while having some fun in the sun!
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This easy project for little hands uses mushroom spores to make an imprint of the mushroom, and the result is very beautiful.
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Encourage your child to jump into sea creature science by creating her own colorful "socktopus" sculpture.
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Your child can use Styrofoam, green paint and toothpicks to create her own cactus plant sculpture.
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Perk up your front porch with this hanging vase craft, perfect for spring and for getting kids outdoors!
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When critters protect themselves by taking on the patterns of nature, it's called "camouflage." Play this camouflage matching game with your child!
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What better way to nurture your child's imagination than by making a fairy house out of materials found in nature!
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Plant a mini herb garden and teach your child about science and nature.
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Try this fun garden graphing project with your kindergartener this summer to give him a leg up in math and science while spending some valuable time outdoors!
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Make "fossils" with your child to hide in the sandbox or at the park or the beach, to help your child explore his archaeological side.
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Use simple items to create a kindergarten "grow box" that lets a kid see just how salad plants send down their roots and grow underground.
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This activity is a fun way for your first grader to learn about how veggies help your body while being creative with art and drama. Here's how to get started.
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Do this activity to help your kids see how seeds contain "baby" versions of big plant stems, roots, and leaves.
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If you find yourself with a pair of kids' rain boots too cute to toss and too worn to wear, try making this fun and easy planter.
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Help your kindergartener expand social studies and science work while creating this lovely bag clip for the holidays.

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