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Preschool Science Activities and Experiments

For any parent looking for some home science fun with their little ones, Education.com has put together a wonderful collection of safe, fun and easy preschool science activities and experiments. Preschoolers are naturally wonderful at asking questions about the world around them, and these science activities and experiments for preschoolers give young minds the skills they need to seek answers and view the world scientifically. Projects can include simple demonstrations, craft projects like building a tin can telephone, and other science projects like sorting and categorizing things found in nature.

For more in depth science projects, take a look at the Science Fair Project Ideas section of the site!

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Use the activity below to help your child create bath salts as she observes how a solid changes when placed into a liquid.
Preschool
Simple Experiments
Your preschooler will have a great time painting on a foil background to create a stunning, shiny work of art!
Preschool
Colors
Make an edible play dough with your child to help her develop her sensory and motor skills.
Preschool
The 5 Senses
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.
Preschool
Plants, Animals & the Earth
Help your preschooler practice observing and experimenting with this exciting activity where she'll get to examine objects below the water's surface!
Preschool
Plants, Animals & the Earth
Your preschooler can learn how to siphon water with just two bottles and a plastic tube in this fun, educational science activity.
Preschool
Simple Experiments
This adventurous art project will send kids on a scavenger hunt for fall materials they can use in their artwork. This craft also teaches kids about seasons.
Preschool
Weather & Seasons
Help you preschooler decide what to wear each day by making these weather-appropriate clothing markers with her.
Preschool
Weather & Seasons
Using water, corn syrup, and sequins, your child can create a unique art project while exploring what happens when different liquids are mixed together!
Preschool
Simple Experiments
Here's a simple science activity that will help your child better understand how wells bring us water.
Preschool
Simple Experiments
Plastic pipes and pipe connectors make a quick and fun activity for preschoolers. Try some of our pipe challenges!
Preschool
Simple Experiments
This fun, think-outside-the-box activity introduces kids to gravity and other basic scientific concepts as they construct an impressive marble run!
Preschool
Simple Experiments
Do this experiment to help your first grader understand how salt can be removed from salt water. All it takes are a few household materials.
Preschool
Physical Science
Boost shape recognition with this matching game where your child will pair up sticks to create simple shapes.
Preschool
Colors

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