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2nd grade
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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!
2nd grade
Science
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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!
2nd grade
Science
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Easter Garden
Easter Garden
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Easter Garden
Instead of the traditional egg hunt, try this creative variation that will result in a beautiful Easter garden.
2nd grade
Science
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Wishing Tree
Wishing Tree
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Wishing Tree
Make a wish upon a tree with this craft that also helps your child learn more about Chinese culture.
2nd grade
Science
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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!
2nd grade
Science
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Moss Terrarium
Moss Terrarium
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Moss Terrarium
Learn about nature by making your own mini moss garden.
2nd grade
Science
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Homemade Rain Gauge
Homemade Rain Gauge
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Homemade Rain Gauge
Slip some science into storm watching with a homemade rain gauge!
2nd grade
Science
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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.
2nd grade
Science
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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!
2nd grade
Science
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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.
2nd grade
Science
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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.
2nd grade
Science
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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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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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Seascape Art
Seascape Art
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Seascape Art
Help your child celebrate the summer and the sun by making a sandy seascape.
2nd grade
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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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?
2nd grade
Science
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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.
2nd 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!
2nd grade
Science
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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.
2nd grade
Science
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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!
2nd grade
Science
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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.
2nd 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!
2nd 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.
2nd 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 child with see that plants are producing the oxygen we need to survive.
2nd grade
Science
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