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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.
2nd grade
Science
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What Doesn't Belong? A Categorization Game
What Doesn't Belong? A Categorization Game
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What Doesn't Belong? A Categorization Game
This educated-guessing game is great for preschoolers. This activity helps your child work on her reasoning skills.
3rd grade
Science
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Get Your Head in the Clouds
Get Your Head in the Clouds
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Get Your Head in the Clouds
Get your child outside to observe the clouds, and get a fun exercise in science, writing, and arts and crafts! Here's how.
1st grade
Science
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Easter Egg Designs
Easter Egg Designs
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Easter Egg Designs
Learn about different fern fronds with your third grader as you create lacy, natural decorations on your Easter eggs this year.
3rd grade
Science
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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.
Preschool
Science
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Build a Pine Cone Bird Feeder!
Build a Pine Cone Bird Feeder!
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Build a Pine Cone Bird Feeder!
Build a bird feeder science craft that brings birds to your yard, and a smile to the whole family's face.
Kindergarten
Science
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Make Ladybug Tightrope Racers
Make Ladybug Tightrope Racers
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Make Ladybug Tightrope Racers
Here's a first grade ladybug game that explores how air can move solid objects, and adds some measurement practice, too. Play, learn, and enjoy!
1st grade
Science
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Make Your Own Stationery
Make Your Own Stationery
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Make Your Own Stationery
Use the textures found in nature to create your own stationery! This fun, outdoor activity will no doubt inspire your child's creative side.
1st grade
Science
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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!
Kindergarten
Science
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Indoor Herb Garden
Indoor Herb Garden
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Indoor Herb Garden
Plant a mini herb garden and teach your child about science and nature.
Kindergarten
Science
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Color Matching
Color Matching
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Color Matching
This preschool activity uses paint chips to help your child learn about different shades of colors and how to find different colors in nature.
Preschool
Science
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Outdoor Oven
Outdoor Oven
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Outdoor Oven
In this activity, you child will learn about how heat changes food. On the next sunny day, head outdoors to make a treat in an outside oven! Here's how:
Preschool
Science
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Watering Can Craft
Watering Can Craft
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Watering Can Craft
This year on Mother's Day, try this gift project that brings together an appreciation for gardening with a hands-on lesson in art history.
3rd grade
Science
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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
Science
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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
Science
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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.
2nd grade
Science
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How to Pan for Gold
How to Pan for Gold
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How to Pan for Gold
Looking for a fun summer adventure? Learn what it was like to be a prospector during the California Gold Rush by panning for gold in a local creek.
4th grade
Social studies
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How Old is That Tree?
How Old is That Tree?
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How Old is That Tree?
Try this simple activity with your child to guesstimate the age of a tree in your yard and nurture her developing math skills while you're at it!
3rd grade
Science
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Sandbox Fossil Find
Sandbox Fossil Find
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Sandbox Fossil Find
Make "fossils" with your child to hide in the sandbox or at the park or the beach, to help your child explore his archaeological side.
Kindergarten
Science
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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
Science
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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
Science
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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
Science
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Build an Indoor Igloo!
Build an Indoor Igloo!
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Build an Indoor Igloo!
You don't need to head to the Arctic to experiment with life in an igloo. Kids can build their own ice igloo at home from water and empty milk containers.
1st grade
Science
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Make an Outdoor Fairy Dwelling
Make an Outdoor Fairy Dwelling
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Make an Outdoor Fairy Dwelling
What better way to nurture your child's imagination than by making a fairy house out of materials found in nature!
Kindergarten
Science
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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.
2nd grade
Science
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