Scientific thinking is based on something that children have in abundance: curiosity.
The study of life science, earth science and physical science helps children understand the natural world. Early science skills include making observations, making predictions, using scientific tools, and beginning to sort and classify natural events or objects in their environment (such as living from non-living things, mammals vs. reptiles, and so on). Through the acquisition of science knowledge development of scientific thinking skills, children learn to observe the world, draw conclusions and make connections.
Cooking is a fun and practical learning activity for toddlers. When you cook with your toddler, you can talk about family traditions and expose your child to new foods and flavors. article >
This printable helps your child learn to recognize items that are commonly recycled and to consider how these items can have a second life. printable >
Get your child thinking about biomes by playing the Biome Boxes game with toy animal figures. activity >
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