Jade caught a firefly and we put it in a jar for her. She observed the firefly carefully. She drew the firefly. We labeled the body parts. She learned about the chemical that light up the firefly, why they light up and other details. Information about fireflies:http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/bugs/firefly/ Why fireflies light up We took pictures… Continue reading Toddler Firefly Project: Nature Study
Items needed: Toothpicks Marshmallows Grades K-12 Purpose of project to explain building of structures, 3d figures, compression/tension, the force of gravity and fine motor skills development. Have the child with your help or alone build a tower After many tries and the tower falling down we added more support to the sides to go higher.… Continue reading Kids Toothpick Tower Engineering Activity
‘ You will need: – Two toothbrushes (best works with angled bristles) – 1 AA battery -Micro Vibration Motor- ($3.99 at radio shack) http://www.radioshack.com/product/index.jsp?productId=2914700 – Scissors or plyers to cut toothbrushes Step 1: Cut the tooth brush heads with scissors or plyers Step 2: Roll up some duct tape and place it on top of… Continue reading Bristle Robot Tutorial for Children
Materials Needed: Scissors Snap off Top Container or Film Canister Tape Decoration: Stickers, Markers, Construction Paper Alka-Seltzer Water Get container with snap off top. I found this one in my medicine cabinet. If you can not get a hold of a film canister or container with snap off top buy it here for 47 cents:http://www.filmcanisterrockets.com… Continue reading Rocket Experiment for Toddlers and Young Children!
here are some samples: I decided to add a Science category to our Shelfwork system for a couple of months since summer is coming around and we will be involved in Science experiments with the homeschool virtual science camp on google plus. I created Science worksheets to teach toddlers, prek and kindergarten students the most… Continue reading Prek/Kinder Science Worksheet Pack