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Make a Soda Bottle Greenhouse
Make a Soda Bottle Greenhouse
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Make a Soda Bottle Greenhouse
In this hands-on activity, kids learn what it takes to foster seedlings into full-grown plants, all in a regular old soda bottle!
Kindergarten
Science
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Create a Fish Art Print!
Create a Fish Art Print!
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Create a Fish Art Print!
The fish most kids see is usually filleted, and it's hard to see how it came from a lake or sea. This cool gyotaku activity blends life science with art!
1st grade
Science
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Produce a Vegetable Puppet Play
Produce a Vegetable Puppet Play
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Produce a Vegetable Puppet Play
This activity is a fun way for your first grader to learn about how veggies help your body while being creative with art and drama. Here's how to get started.
Kindergarten
Science
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Make a Plastic Cup Pet!
Make a Plastic Cup Pet!
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Make a Plastic Cup Pet!
Learning about how plants grow is a building block in the preschool curriculum. Put a fun twist on this science concept with these cup pets.
Preschool
Science
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Chromatography for Kids
Chromatography for Kids
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Chromatography for Kids
Help your child explore chromatography, which is the process of separating colors or pigments, and create a neat art project in the process!
Kindergarten
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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Give Birds a Feast with a Suet or Coconut Oil Feeder
Give Birds a Feast with a Suet or Coconut Oil Feeder
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Give Birds a Feast with a Suet or Coconut Oil Feeder
Give your local birds a treat — and your young birdwatcher some fun — with this simple DIY bird feeder.
1st grade
Science
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Watch Your Garden Grow
Watch Your Garden Grow
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Watch Your Garden Grow
Use simple items to create a kindergarten "grow box" that lets a kid see just how salad plants send down their roots and grow underground.
Kindergarten
Science
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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.
1st grade
Science
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Shaving Cream Paintings
Shaving Cream Paintings
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Shaving Cream Paintings
Blend art and science in this hands-on activity that shows your kindergartener how primary colors combine to make secondary colors.
Kindergarten
Science
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Make Rose Petal Beads
Make Rose Petal Beads
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Make Rose Petal Beads
Who knew that you could make beads out of rose petals? Not only can it be done, but the beads smell wonderful!
3rd grade
Science
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Hammered Flower Prints
Hammered Flower Prints
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Hammered Flower Prints
Try hammering some plants with your kids to teach them a valuable lesson in flower science while making beautiful artwork in the process!
4th grade
Science
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Make Leaf Rubbing Gift Cards
Make Leaf Rubbing Gift Cards
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Make Leaf Rubbing Gift Cards
Combine science with reading and art to help your first grader create an attractive holiday gift for a beloved friend or relative.
1st grade
Science
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Make Harvest Gift Bag Clips
Make Harvest Gift Bag Clips
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Make Harvest Gift Bag Clips
Help your kindergartener expand social studies and science work while creating this lovely bag clip for the holidays.
Kindergarten
Science
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Make a Magnet Painting
Make a Magnet Painting
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Make a Magnet Painting
Here is a kindergarten activity that blends art and science by using magnets, paint, and objects found around the house to create a picture.
Kindergarten
Science
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Make a Shell Craft Treasure Box
Make a Shell Craft Treasure Box
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Make a Shell Craft Treasure Box
Invite your kindergarten marine biologist to practice in scientific identification and categorization while creating a lovely treasure box.
Kindergarten
Science
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Dye Eggs with Onion Skins
Dye Eggs with Onion Skins
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Dye Eggs with Onion Skins
Teach your child to dye eggs with natural ingredients from the grocery store. From pink to gold, these eggs are perfect for hiding, hunting or simply munching.
2nd grade
Science
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Make Spider Web Art!
Make Spider Web Art!
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Make Spider Web Art!
This craft is a great way to explore the fascinating world of spiders and their webs as you collect spider webs from around your house with your third grader.
3rd grade
Science
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Crab Craft
Crab Craft
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Crab Craft
This fun activity makes use of pasta shells, paint, and glue make a crab while your child learns about this unique creature.
1st grade
Science
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Recycled Wire Hanger Bird Feeder
Recycled Wire Hanger Bird Feeder
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Recycled Wire Hanger Bird Feeder
Here's a fourth grade science craft with lots of benefits: it's good for birds, good for your child's learning, and good for the planet, too.
4th grade
Science
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Build a Terrarium
Build a Terrarium
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Build a Terrarium
Create a mini plant habitat with your kid to help teach him what it takes to make an ecosystem work.
2nd grade
Science
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Craft a Butterfly and Chrysalis
Craft a Butterfly and Chrysalis
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Craft a Butterfly and Chrysalis
This second grade arts and crafts activity is all about caterpillars emerging from their cocoons as butterflies.
2nd grade
Science
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Frog Footprints
Frog Footprints
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Frog Footprints
Make frog feet sponge prints with your child for a fun and educational crafts activity.
Preschool
Science
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Make Your Own Edible Play Dough
Make Your Own Edible Play Dough
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Make Your Own Edible Play Dough
Make an edible play dough with your child to help her develop her sensory and motor skills.
Preschool
Science
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Make Like a Bird and Nest
Make Like a Bird and Nest
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Make Like a Bird and Nest
Children use their design thinking skills and powers of observation to create and construct a bird nest.
Kindergarten
Science
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