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Kokedama
Kokedama
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Kokedama
In this activity, your child will learn about a style of gardening that uses moss, also called "kokedama."
3rd grade
Science
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Tea Garden
Tea Garden
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Tea Garden
Help your child plant a âtea garden": a garden made of herbs for making teas.
4th grade
Science
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Butterfly Life Cycle
Butterfly Life Cycle
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Butterfly Life Cycle
The concept of metamorphosis is fascinating to children of all ages. Help your child's creativity take flight as she makes her very own butterfly life cycle.
2nd grade
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How to Grow Potatoes in a Bag
How to Grow Potatoes in a Bag
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How to Grow Potatoes in a Bag
Grow potatoes in a plastic bag—easy to grow and harvest, and yummy to eat!
4th grade
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Dinosaur Skeleton Hunt
Dinosaur Skeleton Hunt
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Dinosaur Skeleton Hunt
Put your young paleontologist's puzzle-solving skills to the test by having her hunt for dinosaur bones and then assemble them to create dinosaur skeletons.
3rd grade
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Make Dinosaur Footprints!
Make Dinosaur Footprints!
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Make Dinosaur Footprints!
Challenge your young dinosaur lover to examine dinosaur footprints and then create her own dinosaur fossil in this hands-on activity.
1st grade
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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Seeds in a Glove
Seeds in a Glove
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Seeds in a Glove
Unlike other seed sprouting projects, this one allows kids to compare five different sprouts (either 5 herbs or 5 flowers) by watching them grow in a glove.
4th grade
Science
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Do Plants Breathe?
Do Plants Breathe?
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Do Plants Breathe?
Do plants breathe? Not exactly. They do respire though! This activity will help your kid with see that plants are producing the oxygen we need to survive.
3rd grade
Science
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Barbecue Planter
Barbecue Planter
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Barbecue Planter
Make a planter full of delicious seasonings and classic grilling vegetables, great for a Fatherâs Day gift or a fun start-of-summer outdoor activity.
4th grade
Science
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Beautiful Bubble Iridescence
Beautiful Bubble Iridescence
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Beautiful Bubble Iridescence
Your child might have noticed how bubbles quickly lose their colors and pop. Check out this creative way to make those bubbles last longer.
1st grade
Science
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How to Press Flowers
How to Press Flowers
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How to Press Flowers
April showers may bring May flowers, but your child can preserve the beauty of spring's bounty all year long with this simple craft project!
1st grade
Science
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Outer Space Painting
Outer Space Painting
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Outer Space Painting
Show your child the solar system and let them explore the stars and space by creating a painting. It's a fun and easy way capture your child's imagination.
Preschool
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Net Craft: Make a Bug Net!
Net Craft: Make a Bug Net!
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Net Craft: Make a Bug Net!
Let your young adventurer go bug hunting in the great outdoors with their very own bug net!
Kindergarten
Science
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Volcano Project
Volcano Project
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Volcano Project
Children combine an acid and an alkaline substance to simulate a volcano eruption in this fun experiment.
4th grade
Science
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Color Cookies
Color Cookies
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Color Cookies
This baking activity lets kids play with frosting, while experimenting with colors, and how they mix.
Preschool
Science
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Make a Milk Carton Bird House
Make a Milk Carton Bird House
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Make a Milk Carton Bird House
Help your first grader design and create his very own bird feeder out of an empty milk carton.
1st grade
Science
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Spinning Color Wheel
Spinning Color Wheel
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Spinning Color Wheel
Help your curious third grader construct a dazzling spinning wheel that will teach him about the science behind colors while providing some silly entertainment!
3rd grade
Science
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Make an Electrical Zapper
Make an Electrical Zapper
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Make an Electrical Zapper
Using simple materials found around your home, you can reinforce the static electricity concept by helping your child build a simple device with zapping power!
5th grade
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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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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
Science
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Temporary Art
Temporary Art
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Temporary Art
Who needs paint, glitter, or crayons when you have natural art supplies right outside your front door?
3rd grade
Science
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Using a Compass
Using a Compass
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Using a Compass
Here is a hands-on activity to help third graders understand the four points of a compass...and how we use them to get around.
3rd grade
Science
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Superhero Strength
Superhero Strength
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Superhero Strength
This trick uses vertical and horizontal forces to help your child to push apart your hands apart, no matter how hard you try to keep them together!
3rd grade
Science
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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!