Preschool Science

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Preschool science activities and experiments for your homeschool or classroom.  Topics include nature, animals and their habitats, bubbles, volcanos, Earth Day, weather, dinosaurs, & more! 

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Tornado in a Bottle: Easiest DIY Science Lesson EVER!
The tornado in a bottle is seriously the easiest homemade science lesson--even science TOY if you will--that you will ever make! [...]
A Fizzing Good Tea Party: Color & Chemistry Experiments Disguised as Play
Last week, the kids and I had so much fun making volcanoes in the kitchen, that yesterday when 4 year[...]
Ladybug Activities for Kids
Welcome to Tuesday Tots! This week I'm featuring lots of ladybug activities for kids from the Tuesday Tots linky and[...]
Simple Science for Kids: Testing Homemade Bubble Solutions
Let me start by apologizing in advance for all the photos, but testing our homemade bubble solutions was such an[...]
Rain Stick Sensory Bottle DIY
I am going to start making lots of different sensory bottles with Luke and Lilah, my preschool-aged children.  As we[...]
Caterpillar and Butterfly Activities for Kids
Welcome to Tuesday Tots! I just ordered our very first butterfly kit which is due to arrive later this month.[...]
Thrifty Science: Growing an Avocado Houseplant
We made a big batch of homemade guacamole yesterday, so I saved the 4 avocado seeds in hopes of trying[...]
Christmas Bubble Art & DIY Wrapping Paper
Remember the Christmas Bubbles we showed you the other day?  Well, we did even more with them than we first[...]
Dinosaur & Volcano Small World Play
It's time for another Wash & Learn with Bath Activities for Kids!   This week we bring you Dinosaur &[...]
{Fall for Bar Soap!} Kids will beg to wash their hands!!
We switched to bar soap at all our sinks a few months back and it has been great!!  I initially[...]
{Raising Tadpoles: A Documentary} Day Three — Oh, Sad Day!
In the days since the tadpoles have come to live with us, we have learned a lot about tadpoles and[...]
Mad Bubble Scientist: Simple Ingredients, Amazing Results!
Come check out my latest WRAL: Go Ask Mom guest post which shares instructions for a really fun and super[...]
Homemade Bubble Solutions & Indoor Bubbles!
Today I am sharing a super fun experiment over on the Steve Spangler blog!This is the PERFECT rainy, cold, or[...]
{Raising Tadpoles: A Documentary} – Day One: We have Tadpoles!!
Last week my mom told me she had found some tadpoles for Luke (4.5yo) and Lilah (3yo).  I have to[...]
Finding Answers to Kids’ Questions: "Why are my ears waxy?"
My 4 year old asks more questions in a day than I can track.  When I don't know the answer[...]
Rock Collection Fun
Rock collections can be lots of fun and very educational, too!  We've just started our own.How do you start a[...]
Tuesday Tots – April 23rd Edition
Welcome to Tuesday Tots!  This week I am on a mini vacation with the hubs sans kids so I will[...]
Science Experiments in the Bathtub
This Wash & Learn collaboration with Bath Activities for Kids focuses on SCIENCE! For our bath time we focused on[...]
Christmas Bubbles
This is such a simple indoor bubble activity to set up and my kids have such fun with it that[...]
Pretend Play: Sensory Spider Shower
Let me begin by telling you that it is just UNREAL how much my kids enjoyed this shower, especially my[...]
We caught a SNAKE!
We caught a SNAKE! We were weeding our yard yesterday when DH suddenly uncovered a little snake.  Now, I am[...]
Fun Food: BUGS for Lunch!
I am not a go-out-of-my-way-to-make-your-food-look-cute kind of mom.  Sorry, kid!  Here's your plain Jane, looks-the-same-as-it-always-does lunch.  Now eat it up![...]
Snow & Ice Activities for Kids
Tuesday Tots is a weekly link-up sharing posts for kids 5 and under co-hosted by In Lieu of Preschool (me), Rainy Day Mum, Growing a[...]
Submarine Science for Kids
I am always looking for ways to combine fun and learning for my two preschoolers and I love it when[...]
Pumpkins on Tuesday Tots! #linky
'Tis the season for PUMPKINS!!  And there were some GREAT pumpkin activities shared last week on Tuesday Tots!!Here were some[...]
{Raising Tadpoles: A Documentary} – Day Two: LEGS!
In the days since the tadpoles have come to live with us, we have learned a lot about tadpoles and[...]
Photo of the Day: Giant Stag Beetle!
We spotted this large beetle on a nature walk today at Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve (Cary, NC).  He was holding[...]
Winter Activities for Kids
Tuesday Tots is a weekly link-up sharing posts for kids 5 and under co-hosted by In Lieu of Preschool (me), Rainy Day Mum, Growing a[...]
Playing in the Rain
As long as it's warm out and not thundering or lightning, I don't mind at all if Luke (age 4)[...]
Earth Day Round-up!
Happy Earth Day! In honor of Earth Day 2012, here are all the posts on the blog that use recycled,[...]

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