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Growing Jack-o'-Lantern
Growing Jack-o'-Lantern
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Growing Jack-o'-Lantern
In this Halloween-themed activity, young learners will find out what happens when they mix two household items together to create a surprising chemical reaction.
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Design Your Own Planet
Design Your Own Planet
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Design Your Own Planet
In this activity, children will let their imagination run wild as they design and build a new planet in the solar system.
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Corn Maze STEM Challenge
Corn Maze STEM Challenge
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Corn Maze STEM Challenge
Learn all about balance and motion as your child designs a corn maze!
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Design Challenge: Making a Boat
Design Challenge: Making a Boat
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Design Challenge: Making a Boat
In this activity, your child will be asked to create a boat that can successfully float while holding 25 pennies.
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Design Challenge: Building a Bridge
Design Challenge: Building a Bridge
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Design Challenge: Building a Bridge
In this exciting and empowering challenge, your child will construct a bridge using marshmallows and toothpicks!
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Design Challenge: Creating Animal Habitats
Design Challenge: Creating Animal Habitats
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Design Challenge: Creating Animal Habitats
In this design thinking activity, your child will choose an animal to research, learn about the animal’s habitat, and then replicate the animal's habitat using household items.
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Design Challenge: Glowing Bouncy Egg
Design Challenge: Glowing Bouncy Egg
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Design Challenge: Glowing Bouncy Egg
In this activity, your child will transform an egg into a glowing, bouncy "ball" that they can play with.
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Design Challenge: Creating a Cup Tower
Design Challenge: Creating a Cup Tower
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Design Challenge: Creating a Cup Tower
In this activity, your child will be challenged to make a tower using paper cups.
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Build a Tunnel
Build a Tunnel
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Build a Tunnel
In this science and engineering activity, children will explore types of tunnels and their purposes and then design and build a tunnel of their own.
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Design Challenge: Making a Catapult
Design Challenge: Making a Catapult
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Design Challenge: Making a Catapult
In this activity, your child will be challenged to use three simple materials to create a launcher for an action figure or small toy.
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Design Challenge: Letters of the Alphabet
Design Challenge: Letters of the Alphabet
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Design Challenge: Letters of the Alphabet
Reinforce your child’s understanding of the alphabet by helping them construct all of the letters using pipe cleaners.
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Design Challenge: Gumdrop Structures
Design Challenge: Gumdrop Structures
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Design Challenge: Gumdrop Structures
In this fun design challenge, your child will get creative with making structures out of toothpicks and gumdrop candies.
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Building Brick Challenge: Build a Boat
Building Brick Challenge: Build a Boat
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Building Brick Challenge: Build a Boat
Develop your child's mathematical and engineering skills with this fun building brick challenge. In this activity, your learner will be challenged to create a boat out of building bricks.
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Design Challenge: Marble Labyrinths
Design Challenge: Marble Labyrinths
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Design Challenge: Marble Labyrinths
In this activity your child will create their very own marble maze!
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Building Brick Challenge: Build a Tall Tower
Building Brick Challenge: Build a Tall Tower
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Building Brick Challenge: Build a Tall Tower
In this activity, your child will be challenged to build a tall tower out of building bricks! The instructions include questions prompts to guide students through the design challenge.
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Toys on the Grid
Toys on the Grid
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Toys on the Grid
In this activity, students will be challenged to describe and count the ways a toy moves from one position on a grid to another.
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Robot Around the Block
Robot Around the Block
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Robot Around the Block
This activity is a fun challenge for students who have just started learning to program educational robots.
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Learn Shadow Science
Learn Shadow Science
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Learn Shadow Science
Introduce your child to science with something they see everyday--their shadow!
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Paint a Fall Leaf Tablecloth
Paint a Fall Leaf Tablecloth
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Paint a Fall Leaf Tablecloth
Put those fall leaves to use with this fun art activity. Kids paint and print leaves, to make a beautiful tablecloth, perfect for your next fall celebration.
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Make a Changing Seasons Collage
Make a Changing Seasons Collage
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Make a Changing Seasons Collage
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.
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Spooky Science Experiment
Spooky Science Experiment
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Spooky Science Experiment
This easy Halloween-themed science experiment for first-graders is perfect for chilly October afternoons or great as a Halloween party activity.
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Outer Space Painting
Outer Space Painting
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Outer Space Painting
Show your child the solar system and let them explore the stars and space by creating a painting. It's a fun and easy way capture your child's imagination.
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Hunt for Tree Products
Hunt for Tree Products
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Hunt for Tree Products
Hunt for natureâs treasure, the many different products made by trees!
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100th Day of School Garden
100th Day of School Garden
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100th Day of School Garden
Your child grows a green thumb and flowers with this seed planting activity that also celebrates the 100th day of school!
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Homemade Playdough
Homemade Playdough
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Homemade Playdough
It's easier than you think to make homemade play dough -- just a few pantry staples makes a natural version of the toy that kids have loved for generations.
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Search 1st Grade Science Hands-on Activities

Get your first grader excited about exploration and discovery with these first grade science experiments and activities sure to appeal to curious young minds.