First Grade Science Activities and Experiments

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Oobleck Science: Solid or Liquid?
Oobleck Science: Solid or Liquid?
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Oobleck Science: Solid or Liquid?
Is it solid or liquid? Create oobleck and witness the amazingly weird oscillation between the two!
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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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Explore Color Science with Grape Juice
Explore Color Science with Grape Juice
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Explore Color Science with Grape Juice
Your kid will be captivated as she watches liquids change color before her very eyes during this fun science project that introduces some chemistry basics.
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Flashlight Science: Transparent or Opaque?
Flashlight Science: Transparent or Opaque?
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Flashlight Science: Transparent or Opaque?
Play this flashlight game with your child to teach him about objects that are transparent, translucent, and opaque.
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Enjoy a Plant-Part Dinner and Learn Some First Grade Science
Enjoy a Plant-Part Dinner and Learn Some First Grade Science
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Enjoy a Plant-Part Dinner and Learn Some First Grade Science
First graders learn the six parts of a plant...but do they really understand? Try this plant-themed meal plan to bring school science into the home.
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Learn about Life Cycle in a Bowl!
Learn about Life Cycle in a Bowl!
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Learn about Life Cycle in a Bowl!
Help your first grade scientist learn about metamorphosis by observing the life cycle of some interesting creepy crawlies.
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Take the Paper Plate Snack Test!
Take the Paper Plate Snack Test!
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Take the Paper Plate Snack Test!
Take this "paper plate snack test" with your child for a hands-on lesson in making healthier choices to teach your child about what's in his food.
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Create Changing Leaves Scratch Art
Create Changing Leaves Scratch Art
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Create Changing Leaves Scratch Art
Study science with your first grader in this arts and crafts activity that models the reason why fall leaves change color with some paint and crayons.
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Making Measurements: How Big is Your Hand?
Making Measurements: How Big is Your Hand?
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Making Measurements: How Big is Your Hand?
Here's a fun math and science activity: help your child explore four different kinds of measurement, using their hand and a few simple household tools.
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Gluep: Solid or Liquid?
Gluep: Solid or Liquid?
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Gluep: Solid or Liquid?
Explore solids and liquids with your young scientist by making gluep, a goopy substance that can behave like both a solid and a liquid!
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Sinking Ships for Science
Sinking Ships for Science
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Sinking Ships for Science
Explore the scientific concept of capacity by seeing how many pennies you boat can hold before it sinks!
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Dancing Raisins
Dancing Raisins
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Dancing Raisins
First grade science often covers solids, liquids, and gases. This silly science explores serious facts about the difference between all three.
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See-Through Egg Science
See-Through Egg Science
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See-Through Egg Science
This science exploration lets your first grader see how eggs can provide a perfect environment for a living, growing creature.
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Go, Seeds, Go!
Go, Seeds, Go!
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Go, Seeds, Go!
Here's a science activity to help your first-grader investigate how seeds are designed to travel.
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Make Window Constellations
Make Window Constellations
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Make Window Constellations
Help your first grader explore the magical world of constellations by creating these special star charts from the night sky.
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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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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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How Much Does a Caterpillar Eat?
How Much Does a Caterpillar Eat?
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How Much Does a Caterpillar Eat?
Here's an easy experiment that lets your first grader practice the scientific method, while watching a caterpillar eat.
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Spinning Science: Disappearing Color!
Spinning Science: Disappearing Color!
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Spinning Science: Disappearing Color!
Did you ever think you could make colors disappear right before your eyes? This science experiment is just like a magic trick: now you see it, now you don't!
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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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Make Your Own Ant Farm
Make Your Own Ant Farm
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Make Your Own Ant Farm
For your budding first grade scientist, all you need is some simple, natural materials to create an amazing ant farm. Here's how to get started.
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Celery and Food Coloring Experiment
Celery and Food Coloring Experiment
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Celery and Food Coloring Experiment
Here's a classic celery science experiment that uses celery and food coloring to demonstrate how plants absorb water.
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Make a Decorative Paperweight!
Make a Decorative Paperweight!
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Make a Decorative Paperweight!
Using water, corn syrup, and sequins, your child can create a unique art project while exploring what happens when different liquids are mixed together!
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Potato Maze: Make a Plant Obstacle Course!
Potato Maze: Make a Plant Obstacle Course!
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Potato Maze: Make a Plant Obstacle Course!
This experiment works due to a simple principle: plants need light. Build a shoebox maze and watch the plant work though the obstacle course, searching for sun.
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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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First Grade Science Activities and Experiments

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