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Explore Soil Erosion
Explore Soil Erosion
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Explore Soil Erosion
Learners hypothesize about and experiment with soil erosion in this hands-on activity.
3rd grade
Science
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Learning Why and How to Compost
Learning Why and How to Compost
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Learning Why and How to Compost
Children will learn why and how to compost as they help with the process of filling their compost, turning it, and observing the changes that occur.
2nd grade
Science
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Spring Collage
Spring Collage
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Spring Collage
Make a spring collage with your preschooler to get her outside and those creative juices flowing!
Preschool
Science
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Flower Pressing
Flower Pressing
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Flower Pressing
Discover the wonders of simple clay by pressing flowers into a modeling medium!
Preschool
Science
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Olympic Wreath
Olympic Wreath
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Olympic Wreath
Let your second grader pay homage to an ancient Olympic tradition with this modern day Olympic wreath!
2nd grade
Science
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DIY Planter
DIY Planter
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DIY Planter
Show your preschooler how to construct this very special planter for Mom. It makes a great pick-me-up, and it's easy for kids to make in a flash!
Preschool
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Spring Party Ideas
Spring Party Ideas
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Spring Party Ideas
What better way to celebrate spring than with a fabulous flower party? Pack the day with fun flower activities and treats for a truly springalicious event!
3rd grade
Science
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Family Tree Craft
Family Tree Craft
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Family Tree Craft
Help your fifth grader trace your family's roots and interview all the living mothers to create a makeshift, 3-D family tree!
5th grade
Social studies
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Mother's Day Carnations
Mother's Day Carnations
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Mother's Day Carnations
Help your fifth grader embrace the roots--literally--of Mother's Day by growing carnations to honor mothers in you family's history.
5th grade
Social studies
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Construct a Paper Plate Wind Spinner
Construct a Paper Plate Wind Spinner
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Construct a Paper Plate Wind Spinner
Help your preschooler craft a homemade wind spinning device--a surefire to make your backyard sparkle, and teach her a bit about weather!
Preschool
Science
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Chart the Phases of the Moon with Marshmallows
Chart the Phases of the Moon with Marshmallows
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Chart the Phases of the Moon with Marshmallows
Help your second grader observe the phases of the moon, and then let the fun loose: he'll get to chart his observations with marshmallows!
2nd grade
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Make Garden Pinwheels
Make Garden Pinwheels
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Make Garden Pinwheels
Help your child add some flair to the family garden with pencil pinwheels!
Kindergarten
Science
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Make a Weather Wall
Make a Weather Wall
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Make a Weather Wall
Has your child ever played weatherman? Try this science activity that lets kids try their hands at observing and predicting the weather.
2nd grade
Science
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Insectivorous Terrarium
Insectivorous Terrarium
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Insectivorous Terrarium
Boys might wrinkle their noses at the thought of gardening, but we guarantee they'll like this activity! Make a recycled terrarium full of bug-eating plants.
5th grade
Science
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Unique Place Cards
Unique Place Cards
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Unique Place Cards
Your kindergartener will have a blast helping you craft these fun, eco-friendly potted place cards.
Kindergarten
Science
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DIY Garden Markers
DIY Garden Markers
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DIY Garden Markers
Teach your child the meaning of recycle and reuse by repurposing plastic spoons as plant markers for your vegetable garden.
1st grade
Science
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Speak up for the Earth
Speak up for the Earth
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Speak up for the Earth
In celebration of Earth Day, help your fifth grader write a poem from the Earth to its inhabitants.
5th grade
Science
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Fall Party
Fall Party
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Fall Party
Celebrate autumn with a seasonal bash. Welcome the fall with a festive party for your little one and her friends, full of crafts, snacks and fun games.
4th grade
Science
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How to Make Geodes
How to Make Geodes
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How to Make Geodes
Is your little scientist up for a rocky challenge? Let them make their own geode rocks using eggs and epsom salts!
2nd grade
Science
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Bird Songs
Bird Songs
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Bird Songs
Before Twitter, birds were the ones tweeting, not humans. Have your child discover the magical sounds of nature while recording birds around his neighborhood!
2nd grade
Science
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Ice Ornament
Ice Ornament
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Ice Ornament
Help your child make an attractive frozen holiday ornament to hang outside during winter months.
Preschool
Science
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Air Particle Experiment
Air Particle Experiment
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Air Particle Experiment
This easy at-home experiment is a great way to "see" science.
5th grade
Science
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Soda Bottle Bird Feeder
Soda Bottle Bird Feeder
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Soda Bottle Bird Feeder
Is your child a young ornithologist in the making?
3rd grade
Science
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DIY Bird Feeder
DIY Bird Feeder
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DIY Bird Feeder
Is your child a nature nut with an eye for creative, green-friendly projects? Introduce them to this amazing DIY bird feeder!
5th grade
Science
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Mason Jar Planter
Mason Jar Planter
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Mason Jar Planter
Jazz up your patio or backyard with hip and quirky planters made from simple Mason jars.
2nd grade
Science
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Search Earth & Space Science Hands-on Activities

Introduce your child to earth science concepts like weather, the solar system, and rocks and minerals with these educational and fun earth science activities.