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Learning Why and How to Compost
Learning Why and How to Compost
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Learning Why and How to Compost

Children will learn why and how to compost as they help with the process of filling their compost, turning it, and observing the changes that occur.

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Learn Where Wind Comes From
Learn Where Wind Comes From
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Learn Where Wind Comes From

Does your child always demand to know why the sky is blue, how the sun moves across the sky, or where wind comes from?

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Make Your Own Rainbow
Make Your Own Rainbow
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Make Your Own Rainbow

You don't need to wait for rain to see a rainbow. Make one yourself, and teach your child about light and weather in the process.

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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.

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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.

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Puddle Science: Watch Evaporation in Action
Puddle Science: Watch Evaporation in Action
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Puddle Science: Watch Evaporation in Action

Help your child understand the scientific concept of evaporation with this fun outdoor science activity.

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Backyard Field Guide
Backyard Field Guide
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Backyard Field Guide

Combine your child's natural curiosity with his developing classification and writing skills by helping him create a backyard field guide.

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Make a Self Portrait from Nature
Make a Self Portrait from Nature
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Make a Self Portrait from Nature

Add some fun to arts and crafts by having your child make a self portrait using nature as her palette.

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Making Rain
Making Rain
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Making Rain

Help your kindergarten science maven explore the water cycle without getting everything wet.

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Make a Sandcastle You Can Keep!
Make a Sandcastle You Can Keep!
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Make a Sandcastle You Can Keep!

Help your child make a beautiful homemade sandcastle that will last!

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Build a Toad Abode
Build a Toad Abode
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Build a Toad Abode

Creating a home for a toad is an easy and fun project for kids. Here's how to make your very own toad abode.

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Flower Prints
Flower Prints
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Flower Prints

Take advantage of the spring and summer sun in this arts and crafts activity that has your second grader creating pretty flower prints.

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Seascape Art
Seascape Art
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Seascape Art

Help your child celebrate the summer and the sun by making a sandy seascape.

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Autumn Sketchbook
Autumn Sketchbook
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Autumn Sketchbook

This will encourage your child to utilize their observation skills, develop aesthetic awareness, build artistic drawing abilities and learn about the seasons.

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Construct a Weather Spinner
Construct a Weather Spinner
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Construct a Weather Spinner

This weather spinner will improve observation skills by encouraging children to examine and track weather details and patterns.

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Moonlight Magic
Moonlight Magic
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Moonlight Magic

Try this simple 2nd grade science experiment to teach your child about the principles of luminosity and light reflection.

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Olympic Wreath
Olympic Wreath
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Olympic Wreath

Let your second grader pay homage to an ancient Olympic tradition with this modern day Olympic wreath!

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Chart the Phases of the Moon with Marshmallows
Chart the Phases of the Moon with Marshmallows
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Chart the Phases of the Moon with Marshmallows

Help your second grader observe the phases of the moon, and then let the fun loose: he'll get to chart his observations with marshmallows!

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Make a Weather Wall
Make a Weather Wall
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Make a Weather Wall

Has your child ever played weatherman? Try this science activity that lets kids try their hands at observing and predicting the weather.

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Naturally Dyed Play Silks
Naturally Dyed Play Silks
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Naturally Dyed Play Silks

Make all-natural dye from vegetables to create gorgeous homemade play-silks!

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Wooden Shoe Craft
Wooden Shoe Craft
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Wooden Shoe Craft

Transform your uncomfortable wooden shoes into charming mini planters!

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Moss Terrarium
Moss Terrarium
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Moss Terrarium

Learn about nature by making your own mini moss garden.

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How to Make Geodes
How to Make Geodes
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How to Make Geodes

Is your little scientist up for a rocky challenge? Let them make their own geode rocks using eggs and epsom salts!

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Bird Songs
Bird Songs
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Bird Songs

Before Twitter, birds were the ones tweeting, not humans. Have your child discover the magical sounds of nature while recording birds around his neighborhood!

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Mason Jar Planter
Mason Jar Planter
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Mason Jar Planter

Jazz up your patio or backyard with hip and quirky planters made from simple Mason jars.

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Search 2nd Grade Earth & Space Science Hands-on Activities

Bring parts of nature to your own living room by making a geode, rainbow, and other phenomena with these hands-on second grade Earth science projects.