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Create a Fossil!
Create a Fossil!
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Create a Fossil!
This activity works well with a group or just with a parent and child, and it can make a great party game since it's both fun and inexpensive.
2nd grade
Science
Activity
Grow a Sock Garden
Grow a Sock Garden
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Grow a Sock Garden
In this activity, your kid has your permission to get his socks nice and filthy. In fact, it's a necessity, because those socks are going to make a garden.
Kindergarten
Science
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Learn the Layers: Become a Dirt Expert
Learn the Layers: Become a Dirt Expert
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Learn the Layers: Become a Dirt Expert
It's a rare kid who doesn't like a sandbox. Next time you're out digging, build in some earth science, too.
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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Create Pressed Leaf Cards
Create Pressed Leaf Cards
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Create Pressed Leaf Cards
Here's a pressed leaf card project that puts science and writing together for your second grader.
2nd grade
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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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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Make Edible Amber Fossils
Make Edible Amber Fossils
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Make Edible Amber Fossils
Make edible amber fossils with your second grader to explore the fascinating world of science!
2nd grade
Science
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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!
Preschool
Science
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Cardboard Bugs
Cardboard Bugs
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Cardboard Bugs
Reuse and recycle cardboard tubes to make spooky spiders, kooky caterpillars, wacky worms, and more.
Kindergarten
Science
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Sourdough Science!
Sourdough Science!
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Sourdough Science!
Make sourdough bread...and learn some colonial history and modern science in the process!
5th grade
Science
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Explore Christmas Tree Science
Explore Christmas Tree Science
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Explore Christmas Tree Science
This season is a great time to explore the many shapes, sizes, and species of evergreen trees. Download our "field guide" activity and learn more!
3rd grade
Science
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Discover Christmas Smells and Memories
Discover Christmas Smells and Memories
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Discover Christmas Smells and Memories
Bring a little science to your third grader's Christmas as you test out his sense of smell by exposing him to common Christmas scents found in your kitchen.
3rd grade
Science
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Natural Easter Egg Dyes
Natural Easter Egg Dyes
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Natural Easter Egg Dyes
Forget store-bought dyes this Easter: color your Easter eggs with natural dyes made with ingredients from your own kitchen in this 1st grade activity.
1st grade
Science
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Endangered Animals Game
Endangered Animals Game
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Endangered Animals Game
Introduce your child to the importance of preserving the world's biodiversity by turning a lesson on endangered species into a fun game for the whole family.
2nd grade
Science
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Wreath Ornament
Wreath Ornament
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Wreath Ornament
Wreath ornaments decorate your Christmas tree and act as a fun sensory craft for preschoolers. Make wreath ornaments with your child this holiday season.
Preschool
Science
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Paint with Ice
Paint with Ice
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Paint with Ice
In this fun activity, frozen cubes of paint provide your preschooler with a cool new way to paint a masterpiece.
Preschool
Science
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Tree Texture
Tree Texture
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Tree Texture
Your child can create his own texture tree, experimenting with design during the process. The result will be a beautiful addition to your holiday decorations
Kindergarten
Science
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Tip Toes
Tip Toes
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Tip Toes
Your child will create an adorable Christmas tree from their footprint and practice counting while decorating their tree with objects of a variety of textures.
Preschool
Science
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Cute Snowman
Cute Snowman
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Cute Snowman
This snowman's not abominable, he's adorable! Your child can bring her very own snowman to life while practicing how to create texture.
1st grade
Science
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Dinosaur Skeleton Hunt
Dinosaur Skeleton Hunt
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Dinosaur Skeleton Hunt
Put your young paleontologist's puzzle-solving skills to the test by having her hunt for dinosaur bones and then assemble them to create dinosaur skeletons.
3rd grade
Science
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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.
1st grade
Science
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Learning about Land and Water
Learning about Land and Water
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Learning about Land and Water
This slightly messy, but tons-of-fun tactile activity will cement the idea of the land and water as pictured on maps in your young learner's mind.
Preschool
Social studies
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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
Kindergarten
Science
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