This printable encourages your child to observe and record weather changes, an early science skill.
This activity encourages your child to identify characteristics of the seasons, an early Life Science skill.
This activity asks your child to assemble a field journal—a notebook used by scientists to record observations, thoughts and questions. Journals like this help children understand the importance of accurate record keeping, as well as promote creativity and observation skills.
This printable activity encourages your child to identify objects that can be recycled. You can further reinforce the lesson by having your child assist you with recycling in your home.
This printable helps your child learn to recognize items that are commonly recycled and to consider how these items can have a second life.
Use this simple experiment to introduce your child to basic science skills.
Create rudimentary photographs with your child and teach her the power of the sun.
Give your child the chance to explore ecological diversity with this activity.
Simulate volcanic action in your own backyard as you stimulate your child's interest in science.
Create some tasty treats for the wildlife in your child’s own backyard.
This activity introduces your child to botany, demonstrating how roots absorb water and anchor a plant in the ground.
Take a field trip with your child and explore how food gets to the dinner table.
A father’s involvement in his daughter’s life has been shown to increase her interest in math and sciences. Find out more about the influence of the father-daughter connection.
Cooking is a fun and practical learning activity for children. When you cook with your child, you can talk about family traditions and expose your child to new foods and flavors. Use these tips to ensure a positive experience for you and your child.
Educational research has shown that while many young girls excel at math and science, most girls lose interest or become discouraged by middle school. Here are some ways to keep your daughter's test tubes bubbling.
Teach your child the parts of the body on different animals.
Introduce a new perspective on vegetables that makes them seem like an earned treat.
Use frozen peas to cool down hot soups and add nutrition.
Take a trip into your garden to reinforce the science skills your child is learning in preschool.
Make the question, “What do you think would happen if…” part of your daily conversations with your child.
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