Search 1st Grade Earth & Space Science Hands-on Activities

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Building Sand Castles
Building Sand Castles
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Building Sand Castles
If your child aspires to be the next Frank Lloyd Wright, we've got some tips on building sand castles that last.
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Geology 101
Geology 101
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Geology 101
Take a closer look at the soil that surrounds us, and give your child a lesson in Geology 101!
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Growing Flowers
Growing Flowers
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Growing Flowers
This winter garden project is just about bomb-proof, and believe it or not, it might even make a great gift. So get craft happy with your first grader!
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Swimmy Science: Raising Tadpoles!
Swimmy Science: Raising Tadpoles!
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Swimmy Science: Raising Tadpoles!
First graders are learning to think like scientists. What better place to start, then by raising tadpoles? This hands-on activity explores science in action!
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Backyard Astronomy
Backyard Astronomy
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Backyard Astronomy
Enjoy those warm spring and summer nights with your child while teaching some basic astronomy at the same time.
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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.
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Make a Butterfly Habitat
Make a Butterfly Habitat
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Make a Butterfly Habitat
Create a habitat for a butterfly right in your own backyard, and build your first grader's science knowledge while you're at it.
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Making Rain
Making Rain
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Making Rain
Help your kindergarten science maven explore the water cycle without getting everything wet.
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Earth: More Land or More Water?
Earth: More Land or More Water?
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Earth: More Land or More Water?
Blend science and math to explore a very important first grade social studies question: does our planet contain more land or more water?
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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.
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It's All Natural! A Materials Scavenger Hunt
It's All Natural! A Materials Scavenger Hunt
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It's All Natural! A Materials Scavenger Hunt
Here's a household scavenger hunt that shows kids the natural sources behind everyday objects...and builds reading skills, too!
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How to Make a Wind Vane
How to Make a Wind Vane
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How to Make a Wind Vane
Help your child measure breezy weather in her environment by making a wind vane for kids, a simple version of the classic scientific measurement tool.
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Make Ladybug Tightrope Racers
Make Ladybug Tightrope Racers
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Make Ladybug Tightrope Racers
Here's a first grade ladybug game that explores how air can move solid objects, and adds some measurement practice, too. Play, learn, and enjoy!
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Make a Bedroom Planetarium!
Make a Bedroom Planetarium!
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Make a Bedroom Planetarium!
Put an oatmeal box, a flashlight, and some construction paper together and you have the makings of an incredibly cool bedroom planetarium!
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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!
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Water Pollution: Can You See It?
Water Pollution: Can You See It?
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Water Pollution: Can You See It?
Is our water polluted? Help your young scientist understand the importance of taking care of the environment with this simple experiment.
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Painting Snow
Painting Snow
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Painting Snow
In first grade, children are introduced to fractions. Here's a recipe that combines fraction practice with winter fun and lets kids actually paint the snow!
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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.
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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.
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Build an Indoor Igloo!
Build an Indoor Igloo!
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Build an Indoor Igloo!
You don't need to head to the Arctic to experiment with life in an igloo. Kids can build their own ice igloo at home from water and empty milk containers.
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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.
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 Leaf Crown
Leaf Crown
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Leaf Crown
This fall, make a leaf crown that will encourage creative play and your child's interest in the natural world while you help them build fine motor skills.
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Autumn Sketchbook
Autumn Sketchbook
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Autumn Sketchbook
This will encourage your child to utilize their observation skills, develop aesthetic awareness, build artistic drawing abilities and learn about the seasons.
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Go On a Paint Chip Picture Walk
Go On a Paint Chip Picture Walk
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Go On a Paint Chip Picture Walk
Lead your first grader on a nature walk ... with a scavenger hunt-style twist! He'll try to capture photos that correspond to paint chip colors.
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Construct a Weather Spinner
Construct a Weather Spinner
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Construct a Weather Spinner
This weather spinner will improve observation skills by encouraging children to examine and track weather details and patterns.
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Search 1st Grade Earth & Space Science Hands-on Activities

Earth science is awe-inspiring with these first grade Earth science activities that include crafts, simple experiments, and outdoor experiences.