Science for kids

Kids science experiments and nature crafts created by parents, teachers, and kids.

111 Science & nature activities

Land Forms - Lake

Arts & Crafts by: CREAA Academy

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 1 hour 20 mins

This activity will help your child to understand different land and water forms.

Ice Vase

Arts & Crafts by: Linda O

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 5 hours

Environmentally friendly outdoor decoration, utilizing fine motor and observation skills.

River Collage

Arts & Crafts by: Bijou

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

Paper, sticks and stickers come together in a cheerful river scene.

Marshmallow Snowball Toss

Game by: masamom

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

Practice throwing skills with this silly indoor snowball toss.

Fresh Water Habitat

Experiments by: CREAA Academy

Ages: 42 to 60 months

Time: 30 mins

This activity will help your child to classify which animals and insects live in a fresh water habitat.

The Pepperpond Frogs

Story by: AugustW

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 5 mins

A family of frogs must find a new home and think carefully about the best option. The story illustrates the advice to "look before you leap."

The Trees Are Shedding

Song by: MamaLicia

Ages: 18 to 60 months

Time: 8 mins

Song about the changing seasons from fall to winter.

I Have No Idea

Song by: Bijou

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 2 mins

Song created by a 9, 7 and 3 year-old during a summer playdate. Originally accompanied by a triangle, tambourine, and harmonica.

Rain Shower in a Cup

Experiments by: masamom

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

Bring the rainy weather indoors with this fun and educational activity.

Biotic and Abiotic Organisms

Experiments by: CREAA Academy

Ages: 48 to 60 months

Time: 30 mins

This activity teaches children on what differentiates the biotic and abiotic animals. They can remember this well when they do it as a group...

Indoor Snow Storm

Game by: Susanna

Ages: 12 to 60 months

Time: 20 mins

Have fun making a mess and cleaning up with your toddler. Teach and reinforce gross and fine motor skills.

Sally Sells Seashells

Poems & Rhymes by: Susanna

Ages: 0 to 36 months

Time:

A classic tongue twister for summer. Fun to try when collecting shells at the beach.

Pine Cone Turkey

Arts & Crafts by: Linda O

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 1 hour 20 mins

Fine motor skills are involved in creating this adorable seasonal decoration that also makes a lovely centerpiece for Thanksgiving!

Polar Animals

Experiments by: CREAA Academy

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 30 mins

Polar animals live in Arctic or Antarctic regions.These regions have harsh weather and are extremely cold and windy. This activity will help...

Rainy Day Umbrella Art

Arts & Crafts by: masamom

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 30 mins

Create a cute rainy day art project with simple materials.

Fall Leaves Placemat

Arts & Crafts by: Linda O

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 1 hour 50 mins

A nature walk to observe and collect colorful fall leaves provides material for a craft that utilizes fine motor skills, math and principals...

Temperature Sensors

Experiments by: sumana

Ages: 12 to 60 months

Time: 1 hour 10 mins

This experiment will help your child to understand feelings of hot and cold.

Ice Ornaments

Arts & Crafts by: Linda O

Ages: 12 to 60 months

Time: 5 hours

Have fun collecting, creating and hanging these Eco-friendly ice ornaments that later serve as animal feeders. Great for practicing observation...

Coniferous Forest

Experiments by: CREAA Academy

Ages: 42 to 60 months

Time: 30 mins

This activity will help your child to understand the different types of forests that occur in nature.

Grassland Fun

Experiments by: CREAA Academy

Ages: 42 to 60 months

Time: 30 mins

This activity will help your child to understand about grasslands and the animals that inhabit them.