Do you want to do science activities with your kids but don’t have any idea of where to begin?
Don’t worry, I was in your shoes hating to figure out science fair projects and science activities. All this and my husband used to be a science teacher.
We’ve collected a plethora of science fun including both indoor activities and outdoor activities.
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Three Steps to Enjoying Science Activities with Your Kids
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Nature/Environmental Study for Kids
Gardening is a great way to get involved in the earth.
I love how The Art of Simple explains Nature Journaling.
Rhythms of Play gives a laundry list of ideas to keep a Nature Journal.
Nature Mentoring helps us to be successful with a Nature Journal.
Audobon has a resource that makes it easy to get our children interested in watching birds.
Go Explore Nature has 9 Tips for Bird Watching with Kids.
Birdwatching is super excited to help you and your kids go watch birds.
Earth Day and Arbor Day Parties
Capturing Joy has a picture perfect Earth Day Party for us to try to copy. (Mine won’t look that good, so don’t worry if yours doesn’t either)
Elizabeth McKinney breaks down an Arbor Day Party into simple steps for us to hold for our neighborhood.
Rock Your Homeschool gives us a great list for all kinds of activities for an Arbor Day Party.
Exploration Videos for Kids
Check out these videos from Science Videos categorized for you.
Hands-On Science Experiments for Kids
Liz Heinecke is the Kitchen Pantry Scientist from the Twin Cities and has authored four respected science activity books for kids.
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Outdoor Science Activities
Make snakes out of bubbles that are rainbow colored. Yeah, I think we can all get behind this.
Make a mess with sudsy eruptions. This is for sure an outside activity.
The best kind of science experiments is a tasty one. And making s’mores in the sun? YES, please.
Indoor Science Activities
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Science Fair Ideas
I’m always looking for science fair ideas. Mostly because I can’t think of them myself. I like to head over to Science Bob to get some inspiration.
Experiment Kits from Amazon with all the directions your need
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