From the Earth

One thing's for sure: Earth produces some real treasures. From what the soil brings forth to rocky outcroppings and wind-swept plains, there are natural marvels to behold no matter where you happen to land. Check out this collection of terrestrial activities and crafts that'll help your kid cultivate an appreciation of our magnificent planet.

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Moss Terrarium

Learn about nature by making your own mini moss garden.
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Make Edible Amber Fossils

Make edible amber fossils with your second grader to explore the fascinating world of science!
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Vegetable Scherenschnitte

Using scherenschnitte, your science-savvy second grader will be able to create and display each part of a vegetable!
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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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Create Pressed Leaf Cards

Here's a pressed leaf card project that puts science and writing together for your second grader.
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Build a Fossil!

This activity works well with a group or just with a parent and child, and it can make a great party game since it's both fun and inexpensive.
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