Cool Science Experiments for Kids: Easter Theme

I love organizing some of our learning around a holiday theme or season.  We just finished exploring our winter science experiments and now we’re ready for Spring with these fun Easter experiments. Test the strength of a raw egg, grow a carrot from the top, raise baby chicks and experiment with your Easter candy with these cool science experiments for kids.    {This post contains affiliate links.} Science...

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Cool Science Experiments: Growing Crystals

This two-ingredient project has a big WOW factor, and it’s become a favorite in our house. I am  always on the lookout for cool science experiments for kids that I can do right in my kitchen. This growing crystals experiment fits the bill! How to Conduct the Crystal Growing Experiment You could make any shape, really, but we decided on bunny rabbits for Easter. Borax and boiling water are all it takes to grow crystals! And they...

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Easy Science Experiments : Secret Messages

We love easy science experiments and this one falls under the category of Kitchen Science Experiments as well, using ingredients we already had on hand in the kitchen. We painted secret messages and pictures, then revealed them in just a couple of minutes. I’ll explain the science behind the experiment in just a moment.    You will need: 4 teaspoons table salt 1/3 cup of water paint brushes black paper an...

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Preschool Science Experiments ~ Valentine Explosions

Looking for easy preschool science experiments with things you already have in your kitchen? We love to put together easy science experiments for kids in the kitchen. Here’s one with a Valentine theme. I love activities like this for younger kids when I’m working with one of my older ones during our homeschool day.  You will need: baking soda vinegar food coloring dish soap cookie cutters and a pan or tray....

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Fractions Activities for Kindergarten and Preschool

Need a super simple way to introduce math concepts through play? Here are some fractions activities for kindergarten and preschool aged kids using LEGOS.  We used our Quatro blocks to make some fraction towers. For young preschoolers begin with the concept of whole and half.  Work up from there based on each individual child’s readiness.  Next come the concepts of thirds, quarters and...

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Handwriting Practice: Candy Cane Salt Tray

Make handwriting practice fun with an easy salt tray.  Inexpensive and fun to put together, even more fun for kids to do handwriting practice (cursive practice, too) this salt has the fragrance of peppermint and is a great sensory experience.    Ways to Use the Salt Tray Practice learning letters and numbers for younger children. Practice sight words for kids learning to read. Practice spelling words for older...

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