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Growing Jack-o'-Lantern
Growing Jack-o'-Lantern
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Growing Jack-o'-Lantern
In this Halloween-themed activity, young learners will find out what happens when they mix two household items together to create a surprising chemical reaction.
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Corn Maze STEM Challenge
Corn Maze STEM Challenge
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Corn Maze STEM Challenge
Learn all about balance and motion as your child designs a corn maze!
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Design Your Own Planet
Design Your Own Planet
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Design Your Own Planet
In this activity, children will let their imagination run wild as they design and build a new planet in the solar system.
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Design Challenge: Making a Boat
Design Challenge: Making a Boat
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Design Challenge: Making a Boat
In this activity, your child will be asked to create a boat that can successfully float while holding 25 pennies.
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Design Challenge: Glowing Bouncy Egg
Design Challenge: Glowing Bouncy Egg
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Design Challenge: Glowing Bouncy Egg
In this activity, your child will transform an egg into a glowing, bouncy "ball" that they can play with.
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Design Challenge: Building a Bridge
Design Challenge: Building a Bridge
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Design Challenge: Building a Bridge
In this exciting and empowering challenge, your child will construct a bridge using marshmallows and toothpicks!
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Design Challenge: Letters of the Alphabet
Design Challenge: Letters of the Alphabet
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Design Challenge: Letters of the Alphabet
Reinforce your child’s understanding of the alphabet by helping them construct all of the letters using pipe cleaners.
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Design Challenge: Creating a Cup Tower
Design Challenge: Creating a Cup Tower
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Design Challenge: Creating a Cup Tower
In this activity, your child will be challenged to make a tower using paper cups.
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Design Challenge: Making a Catapult
Design Challenge: Making a Catapult
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Design Challenge: Making a Catapult
In this activity, your child will be challenged to use three simple materials to create a launcher for an action figure or small toy.
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Make Your Own Fairy Potion
Make Your Own Fairy Potion
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Make Your Own Fairy Potion
What do you get when you combine science and fairies? Fairy scientists who make their own potion, of course! This activity promotes critical thinking skills as your child mixes, experiments, and creates their very own fairy potions.
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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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Building Brick Challenge: Make a Face
Building Brick Challenge: Make a Face
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Building Brick Challenge: Make a Face
In this design challenge, your child will use building bricks to create a funny face. The activity instructions include question prompts thta can help guide your child through the creative process, and promote their problem-solving skills.
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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!
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Mini Ice Sculptures!
Mini Ice Sculptures!
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Mini Ice Sculptures!
Have your kid build an ice sculpture in this activity that's so fast, fun, and messy it's the perfect way to demonstrate how much fun experiments can be!
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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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Design a Weather Calendar
Design a Weather Calendar
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Design a Weather Calendar
This activity turns your kid into the family weatherman. Plus, it teaches him to collect data and begin to understand graphing.
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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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Make a Windsock
Make a Windsock
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Make a Windsock
Show your preschooler how to create a simple windsock using a colorful piece of tissue paper, a pipe cleaner, and yarn.
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Make a Water Well!
Make a Water Well!
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Make a Water Well!
Here's a simple science activity that will help your child better understand how wells bring us water.
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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.
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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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Preschool Science Activities and Experiments

For any parent looking for some home science fun with their little ones, Education.com has put together a wonderful collection of safe, fun and easy preschool science activities and experiments.