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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.View Full Activity
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.View Full Activity
Make a Butterfly Habitat
Create a habitat for a butterfly right in your own backyard, and build your first grader's science knowledge while you're at it.View Full Activity
Swimmy Science: Raising Tadpoles!
First graders are learning to think like scientists. What better place to start, then by raising tadpoles? This hands-on activity explores science in action!View Full Activity
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.View Full Activity
DIY Garden Markers
Teach your child the meaning of recycle and reuse by repurposing plastic spoons as plant markers for your vegetable garden.View Full Activity
Go On a Paint Chip Picture Walk
Lead your first grader on a nature walk ... with a scavenger hunt-style twist! He'll try to capture photos that correspond to paint chip colors.View Full Activity
Make Sand Candles!
Planning a beach vacation? Here's a cool nature craft you can make in the sand with your child.View Full Activity
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!View Full Activity
Craft Your Own Nature 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.View Full Activity
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!View Full Activity
This winter garden project is just about bomb-proof, and believe it or not, it might even make a great gift. So get craft happy with your first grader!View Full Activity