Frozen Jello Sensory Play

Create a wonderfully fun material for summer sensory play by freezing jello/jelly with sparkles mixed through! It is also a fantastic, hands-on science investigation for watching changes in state of materials and experimenting with how to make substances melt.Frozen sparkle jello sensory play collage

 

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Rosemary Scented Water for Natural Sensory Play

Make some scented rosemary water for all natural sensory play and exploration, as a real treat for the senses! Perfect for outdoor water play and investigating plants and their properties more closely.

Rosemary water for sensory play

On the few warm, sunny days we have had so

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Nature Exploration Table

Set up an interactive nature exploration table for children to explore and examine natural elements at first hand. Coupled with some nature journals it becomes a great way to introduce some simple science exploration into the home or classroom with a dedicated area for observation and learning. Spring nature exploration table for kidsContinue reading Nature Exploration Table

Baking Soda and Bubbles Science Experiment

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I am beyond thrilled to have the opportunity to guest post for Anna today!  My name is Asia Citro, and I write over at Fun at Home with Kids, where I focus on simple and easy open-ended play for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers.  Today I’d like to share a post on guiding preschoolers to design their own science

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Designing and Building Bridges Activity

Set up a fun science and engineering activity for kids using everyday materials to construct a bridge together! Make it into a challenge to see how much weight the bridge can carry and compare results using different methods and materials.

Designing and building a bridge with kids

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