First Grade Science Activities and Experiments

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Yeast Balloon Science!
Yeast Balloon Science!
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Yeast Balloon Science!
Think you can blow up a balloon without using your mouth? This isn't just a cool trick, it's also a great way to introduce chemistry and biology concepts.
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Wheels and Axles
Wheels and Axles
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Wheels and Axles
Engineers in training can get started with this simple wheel-and-axle construction activity.
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Geology 101
Geology 101
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Geology 101
Take a closer look at the soil that surrounds us, and give your child a lesson in Geology 101!
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Play with Pulleys
Play with Pulleys
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Play with Pulleys
How do people move pianos and heavy furniture into tall buildings? Show your kids some pulley potential with this simple household exercise!
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Where Do I Live? An Animal Habitat Game
Where Do I Live? An Animal Habitat Game
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Where Do I Live? An Animal Habitat Game
Check out this silly game that will put your kid's animal habitat knowledge (and acting skills) to the test.
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Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
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Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
Roasting pumpkin seeds makes for a great Halloween activity, and a healthy snack!
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Label the Food Groups
Label the Food Groups
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Label the Food Groups
Help build help your first grader's reading vocabulary while also boosting their nutritional knowledge with this easy and fun home science activity.
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Make a Sandcastle You Can Keep!
Make a Sandcastle You Can Keep!
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Make a Sandcastle You Can Keep!
Help your child make a beautiful homemade sandcastle that will last!
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How to Make a Wind Vane
How to Make a Wind Vane
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How to Make a Wind Vane
Help your child measure breezy weather in her environment by making a wind vane for kids, a simple version of the classic scientific measurement tool.
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Grow Your Own Grass
Grow Your Own Grass
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Grow Your Own Grass
This first grade science activity brings the green grass of early spring inside while teaching your child about the cycles of growth.
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Crab Craft
Crab Craft
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Crab Craft
This fun activity makes use of pasta shells, paint, and glue make a crab while your child learns about this unique creature.
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Autumn Sketchbook
Autumn Sketchbook
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Autumn Sketchbook
This will encourage your child to utilize their observation skills, develop aesthetic awareness, build artistic drawing abilities and learn about the seasons.
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How to Grow an Avocado Plant
How to Grow an Avocado Plant
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How to Grow an Avocado Plant
Learn how to grow an avocado plant indoors with your 1st grader in this hands-on gardening activity.
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Homemade Playdough
Homemade Playdough
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Homemade Playdough
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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Hunt for Tree Products
Hunt for Tree Products
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Hunt for Tree Products
Hunt for natureâs treasure, the many different products made by trees!
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100th Day of School Garden
100th Day of School Garden
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100th Day of School Garden
Your child grows a green thumb and flowers with this seed planting activity that also celebrates the 100th day of school!
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Dirt Tracks
Dirt Tracks
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Dirt Tracks
Conduct a simple experiment with your child to study how dirt tracks change as they age in this 1st grade science activity.
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Paint a Fall Leaf Tablecloth
Paint a Fall Leaf Tablecloth
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Paint a Fall Leaf Tablecloth
Put those fall leaves to use with this fun art activity. Kids paint and print leaves, to make a beautiful tablecloth, perfect for your next fall celebration.
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Ladybug Home
Ladybug Home
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Ladybug Home
Give some of your local ladybugs a warm place to stay for the winter by making a ladybug home with recycled materials.
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Cute Snowman
Cute Snowman
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Cute Snowman
This snowman's not abominable, he's adorable! Your child can bring her very own snowman to life while practicing how to create texture.
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DIY Garden Markers
DIY Garden Markers
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DIY Garden Markers
Teach your child the meaning of recycle and reuse by repurposing plastic spoons as plant markers for your vegetable garden.
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Make a Desktop Desert Terrarium
Make a Desktop Desert Terrarium
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Make a Desktop Desert Terrarium
Using a glass fishbowl, you and your kids can create a low-humidity, open-topped terrarium perfect for easy care, drought-tolerant succulents.
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Spooky Science Experiment
Spooky Science Experiment
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Spooky Science Experiment
This easy Halloween-themed science experiment for first-graders is perfect for chilly October afternoons or great as a Halloween party activity.
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Make a Changing Seasons Collage
Make a Changing Seasons Collage
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Make a Changing Seasons Collage
This adventurous art project will send kids on a scavenger hunt for fall materials they can use in their artwork. This craft also teaches kids about seasons.
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Stained Glass Leaves
Stained Glass Leaves
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Stained Glass Leaves
This autumn science project magically turns green leaves into autumn leaves by using crayon shavings and heat.
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First Grade Science Activities and Experiments

Get your first grader excited about exploration and discovery with these first grade science experiments and activities sure to appeal to curious young minds.