First Grade Science Activities and Experiments

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Make a Bedroom Planetarium!
Make a Bedroom Planetarium!
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Make a Bedroom Planetarium!
Put an oatmeal box, a flashlight, and some construction paper together and you have the makings of an incredibly cool bedroom planetarium!
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Backyard Astronomy
Backyard Astronomy
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Backyard Astronomy
Enjoy those warm spring and summer nights with your child while teaching some basic astronomy at the same time.
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How to Press Flowers
How to Press Flowers
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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!
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Outer Space Painting
Outer Space Painting
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Outer Space Painting
Show your child the solar system and let them explore the stars and space by creating a painting. It's a fun and easy way capture your child's imagination.
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Net Craft: Make a Bug Net!
Net Craft: Make a Bug Net!
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Net Craft: Make a Bug Net!
Let your young adventurer go bug hunting in the great outdoors with their very own bug net!
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Make a Milk Carton Bird House
Make a Milk Carton Bird House
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Make a Milk Carton Bird House
Help your first grader design and create his very own bird feeder out of an empty milk carton.
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Scary Science with Spiders!
Scary Science with Spiders!
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Scary Science with Spiders!
Help your young learner discover why the insects that a spider eats stick to its web but the spider doesn't.
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Go, Seeds, Go!
Go, Seeds, Go!
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Go, Seeds, Go!
Here's a science activity to help your child investigate how seeds are designed to travel.
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Plant Your Name with Seeds
Plant Your Name with Seeds
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Plant Your Name with Seeds
Here's a great early reading and science activity for curious children. Learn how to plant your child's name in seeds for a growing writing activity!
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Make Meringue Science!
Make Meringue Science!
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Make Meringue Science!
Make meringues with your first grader and see how states of matter can transform before your very eyes. Here's how:
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Indoor Gardening with Kitchen Waste
Indoor Gardening with Kitchen Waste
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Indoor Gardening with Kitchen Waste
Grow a garden with an environmentally-friendly twist by using plant scraps that usually get thrown away.
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Give Birds a Feast with a Suet or Coconut Oil Feeder
Give Birds a Feast with a Suet or Coconut Oil Feeder
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Give Birds a Feast with a Suet or Coconut Oil Feeder
Give your local birds a treat — and your young birdwatcher some fun — with this simple DIY bird feeder.
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Solids, Liquids, Maple Syrup!
Solids, Liquids, Maple Syrup!
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Solids, Liquids, Maple Syrup!
Teach your first grade scientist the difference between liquids and solids using maple syrup.
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Potato Maze: Make a Plant Obstacle Course!
Potato Maze: Make a Plant Obstacle Course!
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Potato Maze: Make a Plant Obstacle Course!
This experiment works due to a simple principle: plants need light. Build a shoebox maze and watch the plant work though the obstacle course, searching for sun.
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Enjoy a Plant-Part Dinner and Learn Some First Grade Science
Enjoy a Plant-Part Dinner and Learn Some First Grade Science
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Enjoy a Plant-Part Dinner and Learn Some First Grade Science
Children learn the six parts of a plant...but do they really understand? Try this plant-themed meal plan to bring school science into the home.
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Construct a Weather Spinner
Construct a Weather Spinner
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Construct a Weather Spinner
This weather spinner will improve observation skills by encouraging children to examine and track weather details and patterns.
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Make Dinosaur Footprints!
Make Dinosaur Footprints!
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Make Dinosaur Footprints!
Challenge your young dinosaur lover to examine dinosaur footprints and then create their own dinosaur fossil in this hands-on activity.
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Growing Jack-o'-Lantern
Growing Jack-o'-Lantern
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Growing Jack-o'-Lantern
In this Halloween-themed activity, young learners will find out what happens when they mix two household items together to create a surprising chemical reaction.
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Halloween Potions
Halloween Potions
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Halloween Potions
Children will learn all about cause and effect as they experiment with potion-making in this Halloween themed activity.
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Beautiful Bubble Iridescence
Beautiful Bubble Iridescence
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Beautiful Bubble Iridescence
Your child might have noticed how bubbles quickly lose their colors and pop. Check out this creative way to make those bubbles last longer.
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Corn Maze STEM Challenge
Corn Maze STEM Challenge
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Corn Maze STEM Challenge
Learn all about balance and motion as your child designs a corn maze!
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Bubble Science
Bubble Science
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Bubble Science
This recipe makes bubbles that not only blow up nice and big, but do tricks and experiments! How do you do it? It's not a secret, it's science!
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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.