Nature Activities & Nature Experiments

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Spring Collage
Spring Collage
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Spring Collage
Make a spring collage with your preschooler to get her outside and those creative juices flowing!
Preschool
Science
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Learn Where Wind Comes From
Learn Where Wind Comes From
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Learn Where Wind Comes From
Does your child always demand to know why the sky is blue, how the sun moves across the sky, or where wind comes from?
2nd grade
Science
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Plant a Fail-Safe Veggie Garden
Plant a Fail-Safe Veggie Garden
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Plant a Fail-Safe Veggie Garden
Develop your child's green thumb with this easy planting activity. These plants are guaranteed to grow fast and are "brown-thumb" proofed!
Kindergarten
Science
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Building Sand Castles
Building Sand Castles
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Building Sand Castles
If your child aspires to be the next Frank Lloyd Wright, we've got some tips on building sand castles that last.
1st grade
Science
Activity
Sunset Calendar
Sunset Calendar
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Sunset Calendar
Many ancient cultures used the rising or setting sun to create calendars. Observe the setting sun once a week to come up with your own solar calendar!
5th grade
Science
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Make Your Own Rainbow
Make Your Own Rainbow
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Make Your Own Rainbow
You don't need to wait for rain to see a rainbow. Make one yourself, and teach your child about light and weather in the process.
2nd grade
Science
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Guess My Rock!
Guess My Rock!
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Guess My Rock!
There are hundreds of properties in rocks which you can describe, so get your geology goggles on and get ready to rock your child's science skills.
5th grade
Science
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Go on a Backyard Botany Hunt
Go on a Backyard Botany Hunt
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Go on a Backyard Botany Hunt
Here's a fun activity that will have your child researching, collecting, and charting plant specimens from the neighborhood.
5th grade
Science
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Growing Flowers
Growing Flowers
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Growing Flowers
This winter garden project is just about bomb-proof, and believe it or not, it might even make a great gift. So get craft happy with your first grader!
1st grade
Science
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Swimmy Science: Raising Tadpoles!
Swimmy Science: Raising Tadpoles!
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Swimmy Science: Raising Tadpoles!
First graders are learning to think like scientists. What better place to start, then by raising tadpoles? This hands-on activity explores science in action!
1st grade
Science
Activity
Using a Compass
Using a Compass
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Using a Compass
Here is a hands-on activity to help third graders understand the four points of a compass...and how we use them to get around.
3rd grade
Science
Activity
Find a Flower
Find a Flower
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Find a Flower
In this activity, find out who the flowers' "partners in crime" are by being a flower spy!
Science
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Plant Habitats: Dandelions
Plant Habitats: Dandelions
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Plant Habitats: Dandelions
In this plant habitats activity, children play the role of an ecologist and take surveys of different areas to discover the best habitat for dandelions.
5th grade
Science
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Clean Water Using the Sun!
Clean Water Using the Sun!
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Clean Water Using the Sun!
Can you think of a way of cleaning dirty water using the sun? In this activity, you will be making a "solar still" that is able to do just that!
Science
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Grow Your Own Herbs
Grow Your Own Herbs
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Grow Your Own Herbs
Here's a way to make history both interesting and relevant: design a garden using plants that were used by people in colonial times!
Science
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Puddle Science: Watch Evaporation in Action
Puddle Science: Watch Evaporation in Action
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Puddle Science: Watch Evaporation in Action
Help your child understand the scientific concept of evaporation with this fun outdoor science activity.
2nd grade
Science
Activity
Backyard Field Guide
Backyard Field Guide
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Backyard Field Guide
Combine your child's natural curiosity with his developing classification and writing skills by helping him create a backyard field guide.
2nd grade
Science
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Float My Clay Boat
Float My Clay Boat
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Float My Clay Boat
Make water and clay play a little more scientific with this hands-on experiment that teaches displacement and shows how an object's shape affects its buoyancy.
4th grade
Science
Activity
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.
Kindergarten
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
Activity
Make a Self Portrait from Nature
Make a Self Portrait from Nature
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Make a Self Portrait from Nature
Add some fun to arts and crafts by having your child make a self portrait using nature as her palette.
2nd grade
Science
Activity
What Doesn't Belong? A Categorization Game
What Doesn't Belong? A Categorization Game
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What Doesn't Belong? A Categorization Game
This educated-guessing game is great for preschoolers. This activity helps your child work on her reasoning skills.
3rd grade
Science
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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.
1st grade
Science
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Turn Salt Water into Drinking Water
Turn Salt Water into Drinking Water
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Turn Salt Water into Drinking Water
Do this experiment to help your first grader understand how salt can be removed from salt water. All it takes are a few household materials.
Preschool
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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Nature Activities & Nature Experiments

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