First Grade Science Activities and Experiments

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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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Film Canister Rocket
Film Canister Rocket
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Film Canister Rocket
What's cooler than an explosion? Not much! This simple science experiment lets kids build their own pop rocket. So put on your safety goggles and let her rip.
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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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Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
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Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
Roasting pumpkin seeds makes for a great Halloween activity, and a healthy snack!
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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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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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Skeleton Hand Print
Skeleton Hand Print
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Skeleton Hand Print
Create a three-dimensional X-ray of your child's hand in this simple modeling activity. All you need to get started are black paper and drinking straws
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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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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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Make Dinosaur Footprints!
Make Dinosaur Footprints!
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Make Dinosaur Footprints!
Challenge your young dinosaur lover to examine dinosaur footprints and then create her own dinosaur fossil in this hands-on activity.
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Beautiful Bubble Iridescence
Beautiful Bubble Iridescence
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Beautiful Bubble Iridescence
Your child might have noticed how bubbles quickly lose their colors and pop. Check out this creative way to make those bubbles last longer.
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How to Press Flowers
How to Press Flowers
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How to Press Flowers
April showers may bring May flowers, but your child can preserve the beauty of spring's bounty all year long with this simple craft project!
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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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Net Craft: Make a Bug Net!
Net Craft: Make a Bug Net!
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Net Craft: Make a Bug Net!
Let your young adventurer go bug hunting in the great outdoors with their very own bug net!
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Make a Milk Carton Bird House
Make a Milk Carton Bird House
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Make a Milk Carton Bird House
Help your first grader design and create his very own bird feeder out of an empty milk carton.
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Scary Science with Spiders!
Scary Science with Spiders!
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Scary Science with Spiders!
Help your young learner discover why the insects that a spider eats stick to its web but the spider doesn't.
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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.