Plants, Animals & the Earth Science Activities and Experiments

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Design Challenge: Creating Animal Habitats
Design Challenge: Creating Animal Habitats
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Design Challenge: Creating Animal Habitats
In this design thinking activity, your child will choose an animal to research, learn about the animal’s habitat, and then replicate the animal's habitat using household items.
2nd grade
Science
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Bean Sprout Science
Bean Sprout Science
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Bean Sprout Science
After completing this fun science project, your child will have a better understanding of plants, and they may even develop a green thumb in the process!
Kindergarten
Science
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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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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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Indoor Herb Garden
Indoor Herb Garden
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Indoor Herb Garden
Plant a mini herb garden and teach your child about science and nature.
Kindergarten
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 a Living and Non Living Scrapbook
Make a Living and Non Living Scrapbook
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Make a Living and Non Living Scrapbook
Take a trip to the pet store and then make a scrapbook to help your kindergartener learn the difference between living and non living things!
Kindergarten
Science
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Where Do I Live? An Animal Habitat Game
Where Do I Live? An Animal Habitat Game
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Where Do I Live? An Animal Habitat Game
Check out this silly game that will put your kid's animal habitat knowledge (and acting skills) to the test.
Kindergarten
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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Mushroom Prints
Mushroom Prints
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Mushroom Prints
This easy project for little hands uses mushroom spores to make an imprint of the mushroom, and the result is very beautiful.
Kindergarten
Science
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Create a Polar Bear Habitat!
Create a Polar Bear Habitat!
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Create a Polar Bear Habitat!
Inspire your child to learn about an amazing animal as she creates her very own polar bear habitat.
2nd grade
Science
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Fossilize Your Footprints
Fossilize Your Footprints
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Fossilize Your Footprints
This plaster fossil activity is a fun supplement to preschool science. Use plaster to make imprints of your child's handprints, footprints and other objects!
Preschool
Science
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Potato Craft
Potato Craft
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Potato Craft
In the mood for a bit of silly science? Help your child create a truly one-of-a-kind planter out of a potato head!
Preschool
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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Explore the Layers of the Earth
Explore the Layers of the Earth
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Explore the Layers of the Earth
Use dirt and different colors of craft sand to make unique layers in a clear plastic cup to represent the layers of the Earth.
Kindergarten
Science
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Cactus Craft
Cactus Craft
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Cactus Craft
Your child can use Styrofoam, green paint and toothpicks to create her own cactus plant sculpture.
Kindergarten
Science
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Make a Paper Plate Porthole
Make a Paper Plate Porthole
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Make a Paper Plate Porthole
Ignite your kindergartener's love of adventure and learning with an imaginary trip under the sea.
Kindergarten
Science
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Tide Pool Animals
Tide Pool Animals
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Tide Pool Animals
This project can help prepare your child for a trip to the tide pools, or give him a way to remember some of the many creatures he saw during his visit.
2nd grade
Science
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Hanging Vase
Hanging Vase
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Hanging Vase
Perk up your front porch with this hanging vase craft, perfect for spring and for getting kids outdoors!
2nd grade
Science
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Make Your Own Fossils
Make Your Own Fossils
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Make Your Own Fossils
In this fun activity, kids practice measurement and boost fine motor skills as they learn all about how fossils form and even make a few of their own!
Kindergarten
Science
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Windowsill Herb Garden
Windowsill Herb Garden
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Windowsill Herb Garden
It's easy to plant your own in-home container garden! This planter contains pizza-themed herbs and is a perfect early gardening activity for kindergarteners.
Kindergarten
Science
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Dinosaur Silhouette
Dinosaur Silhouette
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Dinosaur Silhouette
Travel back to the Jurassic age with this creative dinosaur activity that would make a great addition to any wall or fridge.
Kindergarten
Science
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Cucumber Carving
Cucumber Carving
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Cucumber Carving
Teach your creative second grader about proportions, animals, and proper cutting methods with cucumber carving.
3rd grade
Science
Activity
Color Changing Carnations
Color Changing Carnations
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Color Changing Carnations
Give your science savvy kindergarten a lesson in plant science with this fun carnation experiment.
Kindergarten
Science
Activity

Plants, Animals & the Earth Science Activities and Experiments

Budding scientists and naturalists will love these experiments and activities that revolve around plants, animals, and earth science. Kids across multiple age groups can learn about the composting process, create their own greenhouse, conduct backyard astronomy, make homemade bird feeders, and get dirty planting gardens and exploring soil and seeds as they learn about the wonders of the natural world.