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Painting Snow
Painting Snow
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Painting Snow
In first grade, children are introduced to fractions. Here's a recipe that combines fraction practice with winter fun and lets kids actually paint the snow!
1st grade
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Consumer Product Safety
Consumer Product Safety
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Consumer Product Safety
Future whistleblowers can learn about product safety standards with this exercise in writing and researching.
Science
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Soda Explosion
Soda Explosion
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Soda Explosion
This 4th of July, explore fourth grade science and make some safe fireworks in your own backyard using soda pop!
4th grade
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Firework Science
Firework Science
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Firework Science
Put your second grade scientist to work this Fourth of July with our colorful "liquid fireworks" project!
2nd grade
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Clay Landscape
Clay Landscape
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Clay Landscape
This clay "painting" activity encourages and supports creative development and critical thinking skills.
3rd grade
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Create a Clay Garden Relief Sculpture
Create a Clay Garden Relief Sculpture
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Create a Clay Garden Relief Sculpture
Take the art making outside: have your first grader make a clay relief sculpture of the natural world. This is a great activity for summer.
1st grade
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Make Edible Amber Fossils
Make Edible Amber Fossils
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Make Edible Amber Fossils
Make edible amber fossils with your second grader to explore the fascinating world of science!
2nd grade
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Delicious Classification: Vertebrates and Invertebrates
Delicious Classification: Vertebrates and Invertebrates
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Delicious Classification: Vertebrates and Invertebrates
Help your child learn about animal classification with this fun and delicious activity.
4th grade
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Create a Collection That Rocks!
Create a Collection That Rocks!
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Create a Collection That Rocks!
Get your fifth grader involved in some earth science by helping her plan and create her very own rock collection.
5th grade
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Make Sand Candles!
Make Sand Candles!
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Make Sand Candles!
Planning a beach vacation? Here's a cool nature craft you can make in the sand with your child.
1st grade
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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
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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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The Science of Sound
The Science of Sound
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The Science of Sound
What causes sound? Here's a simple science experiment that adds a visual element to the science of sound to help kids better understand this tricky concept.
3rd grade
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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!
Preschool
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What Do I Wear? Make Weather Clothing Tags
What Do I Wear? Make Weather Clothing Tags
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What Do I Wear? Make Weather Clothing Tags
This simple activity is not only fun, it's also a useful way to organize children's closets — and offer kids some autonomy to boot.
Preschool
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Create a Flip Book!
Create a Flip Book!
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Create a Flip Book!
Trick your eye with this easy-to-make animation flip book! It's a fun way to learn about persistence of vision and is creative enough to entertain anyone.
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Everyday Darwin: Create a Nature Journal
Everyday Darwin: Create a Nature Journal
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Everyday Darwin: Create a Nature Journal
In this outdoor science activity you'll find tips on how to create a nature journal by choosing a native plant or animal and tracking that species.
5th grade
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Build a Pinhole Camera
Build a Pinhole Camera
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Build a Pinhole Camera
Before digital cameras, before Polaroids, there was the original pinhole camera. Build a pinhole camera and see what true vintage photography looks like!
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Impossible Heights: Calculate and Measure with Your Shadow!
Impossible Heights: Calculate and Measure with Your Shadow!
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Impossible Heights: Calculate and Measure with Your Shadow!
In this math and science activity, help your middleschooler learn about proportion and measurement with just her shadow and a tape measure!
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How to Make an Ethernet Cable
How to Make an Ethernet Cable
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How to Make an Ethernet Cable
Start thinking about how the internet works by assembling an Ethernet cable of your own!
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Nice Shades! How Light and Color Affect Sight
Nice Shades! How Light and Color Affect Sight
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Nice Shades! How Light and Color Affect Sight
Create a homemade pair of sunglasses with colored lenses to see just how light and color affect our sight! Use this fun project to practice science!
3rd grade
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Create a Weather Mobile!
Create a Weather Mobile!
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Create a Weather Mobile!
Have your child make a special mobile inspired by the weather outside. Learn about seasons, the environment, and art in 3D.
Preschool
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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.
Preschool
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 Leaf Crown
Leaf Crown
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Leaf Crown
This fall, make a leaf crown that will encourage creative play and your child's interest in the natural world while you help them build fine motor skills.
Preschool
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Nut Buddy
Nut Buddy
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Nut Buddy
Make an adorable nut buddy by crafting nature people out of nuts in shells! Buddies will take on their own personalities depending on the materials you use.
Preschool
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Science Activities and Experiments

Science is all about exploration and discovery, so there’s no better way to get young scientists excited about learning than with hands-on activities and science experiments. Kids of all ages will have a blast learning about the world around them, whether they’re creating their own constellation placemats, growing their own plants or crystals, exploring magnetism, measuring the moon, or extracting DNA from spinach leaves!