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10 Kids Books & Activities about Hibernation and Migration

Learn how animals prepare for winter with these fun books & activities about hibernation and migration! Our kids are always curious about where animals go in the winter. One day, there are birds, squirrels and so much wildlife at our ...
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Optical Illusions: Fun Science Activities for Kids

Kids will love this easy Optical Illusion Science Experiment with free printable! I love introducing hands-on science activities to kids so that they can experiment, think and ponder all those wonderful questions they love to ask to stump ...
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Nature Table Ideas for Fall to Inspire Science Inquiry

Explore science & seasonal changes this week with ideas for items to include on your Fall Nature Table! I'm so excited because I have proof that Fall is coming!  If you're still suffering through the lingering summer heat, I know...
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7 Moon Activities for Kids: Phases of the Moon

Today we are exploring Moon Activities for Kids in preschool, kindergarten and first grade (older kids will enjoy them too!) as we wrap up our Discover & Explore Moon, Stars and Nighttime Sky.  We had some really creative ideas fo...
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20 Outdoor Fall Science Activities

20 Fall inspired science activities & experiments for preschoolers, kindergarten & elementary age kids! I just LOVE Fall!  Especially getting outside to enjoy the weather -- which always leads me to think about a few fun Fall...
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17 Chemistry Experiments for Kids to Do at Home

Take a peek at these awesome Chemistry Experiments for Kids and Teens to do at Home! Have your kids ever mixed baking soda & vinegar to blow up a balloon or make a volcano explode?!! Maybe they're fascinated by glow-in-the-dark experi...
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12 Spectacular Kids Books about Space

Inspire kids to explore the solar system with these picture books, chapter books & nonfiction books about space! When our kids were 6 & 12, we took a trip to a local observatory for one of their public viewing nights. Talk about a...
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Tree ID Scavenger Hunt {w/free printable clues!}

Learn which trees are growing in your yard with this tree identification scavenger hunt using leaves, tree seeds & free printable clues! Do you know the saying "A picture's worth a thousand words"? If that's the case, I'm going to tel...
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Ocean Habitat Project: Zones, Sea Animals & Deep Sea Creatures

Create your own ocean zones in a jar to explore habitat, sea animals & deep sea creatures. We've been enjoying some fun books about the ocean and marine animals this summer.  My kids have always been big fans of sea life. There...
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Nighttime Scavenger Hunt - Nocturnal Adventures for Kids

Nighttime Scavenger Hunt - Nocturnal Adventures for Kids

Grab this FREE printable Nighttime Scavenger Hunt list and go explore the outdoors one evening!We LOVE scavenger hunts and have shared quite a few --our Playground Scavenger Hunt is fun throughout the year,holiday hunts include a Halloween ...
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27 Simple Summer Science Experiments

27 Simple Summer Science Experiments

Enjoy these simple summer science experiments that will inspire curious minds!Summer is a wonderful time to let the kids show off their curiosity and do some simple science:Mom, do you think this {non-waterproof object} will float?If I put ...
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20 DIY Outdoor Science Experiments

20 DIY Outdoor Science Experiments

These easy outdoor science experiments turn your backyard into a giant science lab!As you can tell by our collection of science experiments & activities for kids,  we do many of them right in our backyard. This wasn't always t...
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9 Terrific Books about Turtles

9 Terrific Books about Turtles

Enjoy these fiction and non-fiction books about turtles and introduce kids to one of the few animals that takes their house with them as they travel! When we take our evening walks through the neighborhood, we often see various animals -- o...
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Tornado in a Bottle Science Experiment

Tornado in a Bottle Science Experiment

Upcycle items from around the house for this easy tornado in a bottle science experiment!Sometimes an activity can introduce us to something that we aren't able to experience in real life and today's science project does just that!Spring br...
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Can You Dye Brown Eggs for Easter?  A Fun Science Project!

Can You Dye Brown Eggs for Easter? A Fun Science Project!

Can you dye brown eggs for Easter? Thanks to my not-so-quick thinking last Easter, we were treated to an unexpected science experiment. During my grocery run the week before Easter, I had eggs on my list (of course ;)  Plus a few more ...
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