Science Experiments and Activities for Kids

Science experiments for kids

  Little kids are born scientists. From the time they are barely learning to crawl they are putting the scientific method in action. They observe their world and make new discoveries each and every day. When they are babies they taste and touch pretty much everything¬†as a means of learning about their enviorment. As they [...]

{Dinosaur Week} 5 Tips for Getting the Most out of Field Trips

Field trip tips for kids

To enhance and expand on what we have been learning about dinosaurs this week, we decided to take a field trip to our local Natural History Museum. I thought that this would help my daughter’s interest and understanding of excavation since we are going to do a dinosaur excavation sensory project later in the week [...]

Salt Dough Dinosaur Fossils

Salt Dough Dinosaur Fossils

Dinosaur week would not be complete without making dinosaur fossils! This is an easy and fun way for children to learn about fossils. For this activity you’ll need: Salt dough (recipe found here) Small dinosaur figurines (mine were bought at the dollar store) First prepare your salt dough and then roll it out to about [...]

Discovery Bottles

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Discovery bottles AKA science bottles are something that I thought would be a fun way to teach my child scientific principle.  They are easy to make and are very entertaining. Discovery bottles: Encourage observation skills Explore the concepts of predictability Explores scientific concepts such of cause and effect and properties of objects Improves thinking skills [...]