Science for kids

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

111 Science & nature activities

What's In Your Bucket?

Game by: Susanna

Ages: 12 to 60 months

Time: 30 mins

Fun activities for little ones to do outside of the water at the beach.

My Beautiful Garden

Poems & Rhymes by: sumana

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 5 mins

Poem about six different flowers that can be found in gardens or natural settings.

Carnation Osmosis

Experiments by: sumana

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 8 hours 20 mins

Children will develop an understanding of how water travels through the stem to other parts of the plant.

Seasonal Collage

Arts & Crafts by: sumana

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 30 mins

This activity helps the child understand images and activities associated with each season.

Paper Blowing

Experiments by: sumana

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

Explore the concepts of weight (light versus heavy) and movement

Water Play

Experiments by: sumana

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 20 mins

This game teaches your children the importance and properties of water.

Paper Flower

Arts & Crafts by: Bijou

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

Create a beautiful flower out of paper.

Cell Multiplication

Experiments by: sumana

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 30 mins

This activity will help your child learn about fermentation or cell multiplication. This is especially fun to do outdoors!

Pine Cone Bird Feeder

Arts & Crafts by: Linda O

Ages: 18 to 60 months

Time: 10 mins

Fine Motor Skills along with interest and knowledge of birds are hatched with this activity.

Beach Memories

Arts & Crafts by: Linda O

Ages: 18 to 60 months

Time: 2 hours 15 mins

Create a memory piece from time at a tide pool or on the beach.

Sunflowers

Arts & Crafts by: arjun

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 1 hour 30 mins

Children will create a unique sunflower while learning about sunflowers.

Tree Bark Impressions

Arts & Crafts by: arjun

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 50 mins

Children make realistic impressions of bark.

The Weaver and the Cow Herder

Story by: Susanna

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 5 mins

A Chinese and Japanese folk story that explains the celebration of Tanabata celebrated on July 7.

Homemade Watercolor Paint

Arts & Crafts by: Nancy M.

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 24 hours 10 mins

Use food coloring and ingredients from your pantry to create paints with your child.

Float or Sink?

Experiments by: Susanna

Ages: 18 to 60 months

Time: 20 mins

Show your child how different objects float or sink in water. This is a great outdoor activity for a summer day!

Introduction to Magnets

Experiments by: Susanna

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

Give your child a first look at how magnets work.

Easy Origami Christmas Tree

Arts & Crafts by: OrigamiMommy

Ages: 48 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

Fold a piece of square paper into a Christmas tree and decorate to celebrate the holiday season.

Row, Row, Row Your Boat

Song by: Bijou

Ages: 0 to 60 months

Time: 5 mins

Popular song to be sung as a round by multiple people, each group starting the song at a new line.

Grow a Carrot Shoot

Experiments by: tinymont

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 72 hours 15 mins

Children observe how a shoot sprouts from a cut carrot.

Homemade Snow

Experiments by: masamom

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 30 mins

Create homemade snow.