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Flower Pressing
Flower Pressing
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Flower Pressing
Discover the wonders of simple clay by pressing flowers into a modeling medium!
Preschool
Science
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Clean Water Using the Sun!
Clean Water Using the Sun!
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Clean Water Using the Sun!
Can you think of a way of cleaning dirty water using the sun? In this activity, you will be making a "solar still" that is able to do just that!
Science
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Find a Flower
Find a Flower
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Find a Flower
In this activity, find out who the flowers' "partners in crime" are by being a flower spy!
Science
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Plant Habitats: Dandelions
Plant Habitats: Dandelions
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Plant Habitats: Dandelions
In this plant habitats activity, children play the role of an ecologist and take surveys of different areas to discover the best habitat for dandelions.
5th grade
Science
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Grow Your Own Herbs
Grow Your Own Herbs
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Grow Your Own Herbs
Here's a way to make history both interesting and relevant: design a garden using plants that were used by people in colonial times!
Science
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Indoor Herb Garden
Indoor Herb Garden
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Indoor Herb Garden
Plant a mini herb garden and teach your child about science and nature.
Kindergarten
Science
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Color Matching
Color Matching
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Color Matching
This preschool activity uses paint chips to help your child learn about different shades of colors and how to find different colors in nature.
Preschool
Science
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Outdoor Oven
Outdoor Oven
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Outdoor Oven
In this activity, you child will learn about how heat changes food. On the next sunny day, head outdoors to make a treat in an outside oven! Here's how:
Preschool
Science
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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.
1st grade
Science
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Hatch Your Own Praying Mantises
Hatch Your Own Praying Mantises
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Hatch Your Own Praying Mantises
Hatch a praying mantis egg case in a homemade habitat with your child's help! This is an amazing experiment in science and nature for kids of any age.
3rd grade
Science
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Craft Pinecone People
Craft Pinecone People
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Craft Pinecone People
Who knew that nature could get so crafty? Show your kindergartener how to collect and morph pinecones into a whole team of personalized pinecone people.
Kindergarten
Science
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Backyard Archeology
Backyard Archeology
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Backyard Archeology
This activity is a great way to stretch the boundaries of your child's imagination and build up important critical thinking skills.
3rd grade
Science
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Family Tree Craft
Family Tree Craft
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Family Tree Craft
Help your fifth grader trace your family's roots and interview all the living mothers to create a makeshift, 3-D family tree!
5th grade
Social studies
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Mother's Day Carnations
Mother's Day Carnations
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Mother's Day Carnations
Help your fifth grader embrace the roots--literally--of Mother's Day by growing carnations to honor mothers in you family's history.
5th grade
Social studies
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Chart the Phases of the Moon with Marshmallows
Chart the Phases of the Moon with Marshmallows
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Chart the Phases of the Moon with Marshmallows
Help your second grader observe the phases of the moon, and then let the fun loose: he'll get to chart his observations with marshmallows!
2nd grade
Science
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Float My Clay Boat
Float My Clay Boat
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Float My Clay Boat
Make water and clay play a little more scientific with this hands-on experiment that teaches displacement and shows how an object's shape affects its buoyancy.
4th grade
Science
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Grow a Sock Garden
Grow a Sock Garden
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Grow a Sock Garden
In this activity, your kid has your permission to get his socks nice and filthy. In fact, it's a necessity, because those socks are going to make a garden.
Kindergarten
Science
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Watering Can Craft
Watering Can Craft
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Watering Can Craft
This year on Mother's Day, try this gift project that brings together an appreciation for gardening with a hands-on lesson in art history.
3rd grade
Science
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Painting Snow
Painting Snow
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Painting Snow
In first grade, children are introduced to fractions. Here's a recipe that combines fraction practice with winter fun and lets kids actually paint the snow!
1st grade
Science
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Pick Your Own Berries
Pick Your Own Berries
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Pick Your Own Berries
Summer is a great time to work on pre-kindergarten skills that will serve your child well in her first year at school, while having some fun in the sun!
Preschool
Science
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How Old is That Tree?
How Old is That Tree?
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How Old is That Tree?
Try this simple activity with your child to guesstimate the age of a tree in your yard and nurture her developing math skills while you're at it!
3rd grade
Science
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Drinking Gourd Window Cut-Out
Drinking Gourd Window Cut-Out
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Drinking Gourd Window Cut-Out
This craft is an excellent way to learn about African-American history, and it also provides fine motor practice.
Kindergarten
Science
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Play Whistle Hide-and-Seek
Play Whistle Hide-and-Seek
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Play Whistle Hide-and-Seek
Encourage a group of third graders to play this fun game of Whistle Hide-and-Seek as a warm-up to get them prepared for finding a "lost" camper.
3rd grade
Science
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Archaeology for Kids
Archaeology for Kids
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Archaeology for Kids
Follow in the footsteps of movie character legends as you walk your little one through the steps of becoming a junior archaeologist.
Kindergarten
Science
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DIY Bird Feeder
DIY Bird Feeder
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DIY Bird Feeder
Is your child a nature nut with an eye for creative, green-friendly projects? Introduce him to this amazing DIY bird feeder!
5th grade
Science
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