Sensational Science for 1st Graders

Get crafty in the name of science! These colorful and creative activities will be a hit with your first grader. Make fizzy bath bombs, paint with oil and learn about states of matter, all in a day's work.

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"Oil Painting" for First Grade Scientists

Put a twist on traditional oil painting with this fun science activity that you and your first grader can do together.
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Make All-Natural Play Dough

It's easier than you think to make homemade play dough -- just a few pantry staples makes a natural version of the toy that kids have loved for generations.
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Create Changing Leaves Scratch Art

Study science with your first grader in this arts and crafts activity that models the reason why fall leaves change color with some paint and crayons.
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Crayon Resist Painting

Show your child the solar system and let him explore the stars and space by creating a painting. It's a fun and easy way capture your child's imagination.
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Build a Pop Rocket

What's cooler than an explosion? Not much! This simple science experiment lets kids build their own pop rocket. So put on your safety goggles and let her rip.
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Gluep: Solid or Liquid?

Explore solids and liquids with your young scientist by making gluep, a goopy substance that can behave like both a solid and a liquid!
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