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Fun Science Experiments For Kids

Science Activities For Preschoolers

How Much Does It Weigh - For ages 5 to 7 - Using simple bathroom and kitchen scales at home prepares children for using equipment in school to weigh and measure.

Surface Tension Experiment - For ages 5 to 7 - These simple activities demonstrate surface tension.

Now You See It, Now You Don't - For ages 5 to 7 -Doing simple science experiments at home can prepare your child to learn important science concepts - and the need to be patient.

Making Science Less Abstract for Preschoolers - A simple experiment that can help preschoolers discover and enjoy the wonders of science.

Science Walk - For ages 4 to 7 - Even a walk around the yard can provide many opportunities to introduce children to scientific concepts and processes by helping them to gain the scientific habit of observing what's around them.

More Surface Tension: Bubbles - For ages 5 to 7 - Children can learn more about surface tension and about change just by blowing bubbles!

Learning with Play Dough - Cooking with you and following the steps in a recipe is the perfect way for your child to begin learning how to follow directions and how to count and measure. It can also teach him how things change.

Float or Sink - Kindergarten to 1st grade - Learning to make and test predictions is a good first step toward making and testing hypotheses.

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Bugs! -- Kindergarten to 1st grade - Children can improve their understanding of the natural world and their classification skills by observing bugs.

Learning with Finger Paint - Use this finger paint activity to learn about colors. A fun and easy recipe is included.

Plant a bean garden - There is a lot to learn from planting a garden. Why do plants need sun and water and what do they do with them?

Making Goop - Liquid or Solid? - Making goop is a great scientific experiment. Kids are fascinated to see two ingredients that when mixed together behave completely different than either one of them did by itself.

Friction Experiment - Use this activity to teach children about friction and lubricants.

Cake Making Science - This fun experiment teaches children about chemical reactions through observation.

Paper Clay - Learn more about physical changes with this paper clay science activity.

Paper Mache - Use some basic household items to help your child learn about physical changes.

Salt Dough Recipe - This traditional salt dough recipe gives your child the opportunity to explore science using every day materials.

Cotton Clay Recipe - This unusual clay recipe creates unusual works of art and a great opportunity to learn

Fun and Fundamentals Bubble Science

Bubble Soap Recipe - Make your own bubble soap at home. It's quick, easy and inexpensive.

Making Bubble Wands - Use household items to create bubble wands of different shapes and sizes.

Bubble Paper Prints - Blow some colorful bubbles and observe their characteristics on paper.

The Science of Bigger Bubbles - Easily create a bubble wand that will give you bigger bubbles and find out why it works.

Bubble Shapes - Individual bubbles are always spheres. Learn how to use the properties of bubbles to make bubbles of different shapes.

Color Science - You can show that two primary colors create a new secondary color by mixing paints. This activity show how you can separate secondary colors into the primary parts.

Science and Sound - Get you child thinking about the science of sound with this simple activity.

Disappearing Color - This amazing science experiment will wow your child as the colors disappear right in front of their eyes.

Sound and Water - Turn tub time in to learning time with lesson about how sound travels through water.

More Sound Science - Have fun making a little music while learning more about the science of sound.

Kazoo Music - Continue to investigate sound by making a kazoo with your child.

Make a Shoebox Guitar - Use this activity to further demonstrate the relationship between vibration, size, sound and pitch.

Growing Mold - Grow some food mold with your children and let them explore what effects its growth and learn about food safety.

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