Plants, Animals & the Earth Science Activities and Experiments

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Homemade Food Pyramid
Homemade Food Pyramid
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Homemade Food Pyramid
A homemade food pyramid poster will challenge your child to eat healthier. Soon he'll be asking for vegetables instead of boycotting them!
Preschool
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Plant an Indoor Sponge Garden
Plant an Indoor Sponge Garden
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Plant an Indoor Sponge Garden
When the wind starts blowing, you and your child can plant a sponge garden in the comfort of your own kitchen. Here's how:
Preschool
Science
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Bug Jar
Bug Jar
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Bug Jar
Help your child hunt and capture bugs to observe to practice important science skills and satisfy her curiosity simultaneously!
Preschool
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
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Make a Bird Bath
Make a Bird Bath
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Make a Bird Bath
Help your kids fall in love with nature by making a simple clay bird bath. Set it up in your yard and watch the animals venture in for a sip of water.
Kindergarten
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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
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Rain Boot Planters
Rain Boot Planters
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Rain Boot Planters
If you find yourself with a pair of kids' rain boots too cute to toss and too worn to wear, try making this fun and easy planter.
Preschool
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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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Play Camouflage Match-Up!
Play Camouflage Match-Up!
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Play Camouflage Match-Up!
When critters protect themselves by taking on the patterns of nature, it's called "camouflage." Play this camouflage matching game with your child!
Kindergarten
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Healthy Food Hunt
Healthy Food Hunt
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Healthy Food Hunt
Teach your preschooler about healthy foods and how to make a meal that is good for her with this fun activity that you both can do together.
Preschool
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Make an Outdoor Fairy Dwelling
Make an Outdoor Fairy Dwelling
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Make an Outdoor Fairy Dwelling
What better way to nurture your child's imagination than by making a fairy house out of materials found in nature!
Kindergarten
Science
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Grow Grass... and a Pet
Grow Grass... and a Pet
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Grow Grass... and a Pet
Give your child a chance to experiment with how things grow. And throw in something extra to up the fun factor even more...her very own grass pet!
Preschool
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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
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Craft the Frog Life Cycle
Craft the Frog Life Cycle
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Craft the Frog Life Cycle
Here's a simple craft activity that can help your youngster better visualize the life cycle of a frog as a circle.
Kindergarten
Science
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Pick Your Own Berries
Pick Your Own Berries
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Pick Your Own Berries
Summer is a great time to work on pre-kindergarten skills that will serve your child well in her first year at school, while having some fun in the sun!
Preschool
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Pollution Experiment
Pollution Experiment
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Pollution Experiment
Try this activity with your child to explore what happens to rain (and the living things that need it) when it becomes polluted.
Kindergarten
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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.
Kindergarten
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Create a Hibernating Bear Den
Create a Hibernating Bear Den
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Create a Hibernating Bear Den
Make a bear cave for your child to play and explore, learning about bears and winter hibernation.
Kindergarten
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Craft an Underwater Viewer!
Craft an Underwater Viewer!
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Craft an Underwater Viewer!
Help your preschooler practice observing and experimenting with this exciting activity where they'll get to examine objects below the water's surface!
Preschool
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Praying Mantis Anatomy
Praying Mantis Anatomy
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Praying Mantis Anatomy
In this art project, budding entomologists will create a larger than life, moveable puppet version of a praying mantis.
Preschool
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Make a Bug Headband
Make a Bug Headband
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Make a Bug Headband
Your child will decorate a headband with any bugs they can think of, then they'll add antennae so they can pretend to be a bug!
Kindergarten
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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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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.