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Is it a Flower or Butterfly? Flowers and butterflies have so many common attributes such as beauty, vivid colors, and being ephemeral nature. They are often seen together. When children first notice both, they may be somewhat confused. It helps to point out the attributes that are different, such as that
Is that an insect or a spider? For children learning about the differences between insects and spiders, hands-on activities can be engaging and helpful. This post has a free PDF with play dough mats, sorting photo cards, and coloring pages which can be used in science centers or on trays.
This post has an invertebrates and vertebrates card sort free PDF. It is intended for Pre-K and primary grades and could be used in a science center. It would accompany a lesson about the differences between vertebrates and invertebrates after children have learned some of the information. It is fairly
This post is about a penny cleaning science experiment using kitchen staples. Did you know things like ketchup, salt, vinegar, and lemon juice will clean and brighten pennies? If you pennies are all bright and shiny, you can keep them in water overnight to allow them to darken for this experiment. Warning, children might like
This post has a link to our free fruit and vegetable sorting cards for free eMember newsletter subscribers. It is also in the premium eMember area, on the science page.
Capillary action of plants is revealed by food coloring experiment by placing flowers and celery in water with food coloring. We had some success and a failure. Plants use capillary action to bring water up the roots and stems to the rest of the plant. Be sure to scroll down for free student observation PDF to
This post is about how to grow garlic to spice bread at home. Have you notice garlic scapes on any menus? Garlic scapes are the leaves that grow from a garlic bulb. Have you ever tried this? Do you happen to have some garlic in the pantry? It will grow and impress your children as