Plants, Animals & the Earth Science Activities and Experiments

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Design Challenge: Creating Animal Habitats
Design Challenge: Creating Animal Habitats
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Design Challenge: Creating Animal Habitats
In this design thinking activity, your child will choose an animal to research, learn about the animal’s habitat, and then replicate the animal's habitat using household items.
2nd grade
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Tide Pool Animals
Tide Pool Animals
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Tide Pool Animals
This project can help prepare your child for a trip to the tide pools, or give him a way to remember some of the many creatures he saw during his visit.
2nd grade
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Hanging Vase
Hanging Vase
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Hanging Vase
Perk up your front porch with this hanging vase craft, perfect for spring and for getting kids outdoors!
2nd grade
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Dinosaur Silhouette
Dinosaur Silhouette
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Dinosaur Silhouette
Travel back to the Jurassic age with this creative dinosaur activity that would make a great addition to any wall or fridge.
Kindergarten
Science
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Color Changing Carnations
Color Changing Carnations
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Color Changing Carnations
Give your science savvy kindergarten a lesson in plant science with this fun carnation experiment.
Kindergarten
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Cucumber Carving
Cucumber Carving
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Cucumber Carving
Teach your creative second grader about proportions, animals, and proper cutting methods with cucumber carving.
3rd grade
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Make a Paper Plate Porthole
Make a Paper Plate Porthole
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Make a Paper Plate Porthole
Ignite your kindergartener's love of adventure and learning with an imaginary trip under the sea.
Kindergarten
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Explore the Layers of the Earth
Explore the Layers of the Earth
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Explore the Layers of the Earth
Use dirt and different colors of craft sand to make unique layers in a clear plastic cup to represent the layers of the Earth.
Kindergarten
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Potato Craft
Potato Craft
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Potato Craft
In the mood for a bit of silly science? Help your child create a truly one-of-a-kind planter out of a potato head!
Preschool
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Cactus Craft
Cactus Craft
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Cactus Craft
Your child can use Styrofoam, green paint and toothpicks to create her own cactus plant sculpture.
Kindergarten
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Dirt Dessert!
Dirt Dessert!
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Dirt Dessert!
Make this easy composting dessert and then enjoy the yummy results!
Preschool
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Sandbox Fossil Find
Sandbox Fossil Find
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Sandbox Fossil Find
Make "fossils" with your child to hide in the sandbox or at the park or the beach, to help your child explore his archaeological side.
Kindergarten
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Mushroom Prints
Mushroom Prints
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Mushroom Prints
This easy project for little hands uses mushroom spores to make an imprint of the mushroom, and the result is very beautiful.
Kindergarten
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Create a Polar Bear Habitat!
Create a Polar Bear Habitat!
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Create a Polar Bear Habitat!
Inspire your child to learn about an amazing animal as she creates her very own polar bear habitat.
2nd grade
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Leaf Skeleton
Leaf Skeleton
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Leaf Skeleton
Here's a science and nature activity to help your kindergartener get outdoors and learn about the structure of leaves.
Kindergarten
Science
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Make Your Own Fossils
Make Your Own Fossils
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Make Your Own Fossils
In this fun activity, kids practice measurement and boost fine motor skills as they learn all about how fossils form and even make a few of their own!
Kindergarten
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Produce a Vegetable Puppet Play
Produce a Vegetable Puppet Play
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Produce a Vegetable Puppet Play
This activity is a fun way for your first grader to learn about how veggies help your body while being creative with art and drama. Here's how to get started.
Kindergarten
Science
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Yeast Experiment: It's Alive!
Yeast Experiment: It's Alive!
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Yeast Experiment: It's Alive!
Alive or Not? This yeast experiment you can conduct with your little scientist explores the answer to this timeless question.
Kindergarten
Science
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Watch Your Garden Grow
Watch Your Garden Grow
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Watch Your Garden Grow
Use simple items to create a kindergarten "grow box" that lets a kid see just how salad plants send down their roots and grow underground.
Kindergarten
Science
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Explore Earth Science and Make a "Worm Hotel"
Explore Earth Science and Make a "Worm Hotel"
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Explore Earth Science and Make a "Worm Hotel"
Use simple materials to build a "worm hotel" with your kindergarten soil scientist...and see what worms really do all day.
Kindergarten
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Fossil Cookies
Fossil Cookies
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Fossil Cookies
With some cookie dough and ordinary household objects, let your kindergartener explore how fossil imprints are made.
Kindergarten
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Germ Science: Why Handwashing Matters
Germ Science: Why Handwashing Matters
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Germ Science: Why Handwashing Matters
Help children understand the power of germs and the importance of hand washing with this visual activity that introduces the concept of scientific inquiry.
Kindergarten
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Make a Handy Seed Chart
Make a Handy Seed Chart
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Make a Handy Seed Chart
Help your kindergartener identify and sort eight different kinds of common seeds on this "seed wheel" plate you can use all growing season.
Kindergarten
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Make a "See Through" Seed Museum
Make a "See Through" Seed Museum
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Make a "See Through" Seed Museum
Is that seed alive or not? Here's an exciting way for kindergarteners to make a seed museum that your child can watch, using simple household materials.
Kindergarten
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Make Waves in a Bottle
Make Waves in a Bottle
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Make Waves in a Bottle
Can't make it to the beach? Bring the science of ocean waves home with this fun earth science-related craft.
Kindergarten
Science
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Plants, Animals & the Earth Science Activities and Experiments

Budding scientists and naturalists will love these experiments and activities that revolve around plants, animals, and earth science. Kids across multiple age groups can learn about the composting process, create their own greenhouse, conduct backyard astronomy, make homemade bird feeders, and get dirty planting gardens and exploring soil and seeds as they learn about the wonders of the natural world.