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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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Homemade Thermometer
Homemade Thermometer
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Homemade Thermometer
Show your child how to construct a homemade thermometer. It's hands-on fun and a great way to learn about this important instrument!
5th grade
Science
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Float My Clay Boat
Float My Clay Boat
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Float My Clay Boat
Make water and clay play a little more scientific with this hands-on experiment that teaches displacement and shows how an object's shape affects its buoyancy.
4th grade
Science
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Make a Self Portrait from Nature
Make a Self Portrait from Nature
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Make a Self Portrait from Nature
Add some fun to arts and crafts by having your child make a self portrait using nature as her palette.
2nd grade
Science
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Get Your Head in the Clouds
Get Your Head in the Clouds
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Get Your Head in the Clouds
Get your child outside to observe the clouds, and get a fun exercise in science, writing, and arts and crafts! Here's how.
1st grade
Science
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Make a Windsock
Make a Windsock
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Make a Windsock
Show your preschooler how to create a simple windsock using a colorful piece of tissue paper, a pipe cleaner, and yarn.
Preschool
Science
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Build a Pine Cone Bird Feeder!
Build a Pine Cone Bird Feeder!
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Build a Pine Cone Bird Feeder!
Build a bird feeder science craft that brings birds to your yard, and a smile to the whole family's face.
Kindergarten
Science
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Easter Egg Designs
Easter Egg Designs
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Easter Egg Designs
Learn about different fern fronds with your third grader as you create lacy, natural decorations on your Easter eggs this year.
3rd grade
Science
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Get Astronomical with an Indoor Star Show!
Get Astronomical with an Indoor Star Show!
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Get Astronomical with an Indoor Star Show!
Help your young scientist celebrate the wonders of the night sky in the comfort of your own home.
5th grade
Science
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Make Your Own Stationery
Make Your Own Stationery
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Make Your Own Stationery
Use the textures found in nature to create your own stationery! This fun, outdoor activity will no doubt inspire your child's creative side.
1st grade
Science
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Make a Sandcastle You Can Keep!
Make a Sandcastle You Can Keep!
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Make a Sandcastle You Can Keep!
Help your child make a beautiful homemade sandcastle that will last!
Kindergarten
Science
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Make Your Very Own Moon!
Make Your Very Own Moon!
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Make Your Very Own Moon!
Have your little astronaut create her own crater-filled moon with this fun craft project that encourages learning about the final frontier.
Preschool
Science
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Make Four Season Trees!
Make Four Season Trees!
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Make Four Season Trees!
This crafty activity provides a hands-on way for your child to illustrate how the trees look during each season of the year.
Preschool
Science
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Watering Can Craft
Watering Can Craft
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Watering Can Craft
This year on Mother's Day, try this gift project that brings together an appreciation for gardening with a hands-on lesson in art history.
3rd grade
Science
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Sandbox Fossil Find
Sandbox Fossil Find
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Sandbox Fossil Find
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.
Kindergarten
Science
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What Do I Wear? Make Weather Clothing Tags
What Do I Wear? Make Weather Clothing Tags
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What Do I Wear? Make Weather Clothing Tags
This simple activity is not only fun, it's also a useful way to organize children's closets — and offer kids some autonomy to boot.
Preschool
Science
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Make Sand Candles!
Make Sand Candles!
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Make Sand Candles!
Planning a beach vacation? Here's a cool nature craft you can make in the sand with your child.
1st grade
Science
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Create a Clay Garden Relief Sculpture
Create a Clay Garden Relief Sculpture
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Create a Clay Garden Relief Sculpture
Take the art making outside: have your first grader make a clay relief sculpture of the natural world. This is a great activity for summer.
1st grade
Science
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Clay Landscape
Clay Landscape
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Clay Landscape
This clay "painting" activity encourages and supports creative development and critical thinking skills.
3rd grade
Science
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Seascape Art
Seascape Art
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Seascape Art
Help your child celebrate the summer and the sun by making a sandy seascape.
2nd grade
Science
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How to Make a Sketchbook
How to Make a Sketchbook
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How to Make a Sketchbook
Help your child create a garden journal sketchbook as she observes and records the natural world through the changing seasons.
Preschool
Science
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Flower Prints
Flower Prints
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Flower Prints
Take advantage of the spring and summer sun in this arts and crafts activity that has your second grader creating pretty flower prints.
2nd grade
Science
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Art Supply Box
Art Supply Box
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Art Supply Box
Allow your first grader to get his artwork outdoors this summer by letting him create a garden art box for his arts and crafts supplies.
1st grade
Science
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Orange Bird Feeder
Orange Bird Feeder
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Orange Bird Feeder
Got a birdwatcher on your hands? Bring the birds to your backyard by making a zany bird feeder using an orange and some string.
3rd grade
Science
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Create a Weather Mobile!
Create a Weather Mobile!
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Create a Weather Mobile!
Have your child make a special mobile inspired by the weather outside. Learn about seasons, the environment, and art in 3D.
Preschool
Science
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