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The Magic Magnifying Glass
The Magic Magnifying Glass
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The Magic Magnifying Glass
Did you know magnifying glasses are magic? This hands-on activity has kids using magnifying glasses to engage with the world around them and look close to examine what they find.
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Explore the Senses with a Sensory Table!
Explore the Senses with a Sensory Table!
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Explore the Senses with a Sensory Table!
In almost every preschool classroom is a sensory table. Learn how to make one at home!
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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!
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Bubble Science
Bubble Science
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Bubble Science
This recipe makes bubbles that not only blow up nice and big, but do tricks and experiments! How do you do it? It's not a secret, it's science!
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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.
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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.
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Fossil Fun
Fossil Fun
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Fossil Fun
Make these homemade shell fossils and introduce your child to the wonders of science!
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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:
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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!
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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!
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Dirt Dessert!
Dirt Dessert!
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Dirt Dessert!
Make this easy composting dessert and then enjoy the yummy results!
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Pumpkin Math
Pumpkin Math
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Pumpkin Math
Boost your preschooler's attention to detail by getting her to explore the differences between two different pumpkins: large and small.
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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.
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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!
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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.
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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!
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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!
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Indoor Gardening with Kitchen Waste
Indoor Gardening with Kitchen Waste
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Indoor Gardening with Kitchen Waste
Grow a garden with an environmentally-friendly twist by using plant scraps that usually get thrown away.
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Bake Tree Ring Cookies
Bake Tree Ring Cookies
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Bake Tree Ring Cookies
Baking these fun cookies will introduce your child to the concept of cross-sections.
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Make Creepy Crawly Pretzel Snacks
Make Creepy Crawly Pretzel Snacks
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Make Creepy Crawly Pretzel Snacks
How can you tell the difference between a spider and an insect? Your child will find out as he makes a tray of yummy creepy crawly snacks.
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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.
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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.
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