Flower Experiment for Kids
We first tried this science experiment using roses when Rosie was a toddler. Now that my girls are older I wanted to revisit the experiment , this time…
Seed Germination Experiment For Kids
Watching seeds grow is an amazing science lesson for kids. Our seed germination experiment gives kids the opportunity to see up close how a seed grows what would actually be happening under the ground! Our awesome seed growing activity turned out amazingly well, and we loved checking on the progress each day! Simple science activities are great for young learners! SEED GERMINATION EXPERIMENT FOR KIDS! HOW A SEED GROWS This simple to set up seed jar was one of our favorite spring science…
Sprout House - The Stem Laboratory
What an awesome spring science project for kids! Make a DIY sprout house. Great way to teach kids about growing plants and it's perfect for preschool, kindergarten, first grade or second grade.
Plant Videos for Students
For every unit that we do, I always head straight to YouTube to try to incorporate videos as part of our learning. This time I searched for plant videos for students that touched on many of the important concepts we were studying. After an extensive search, I finally found some great videos! What's Inside a Seed?
the seeds we eat- nature sensory science for kids. Great with Eric Carle's Tiny Seed book
Sensory nature science for kids- The Seeds We Eat. Great for Eric Carle's Tiny Seed book. via @karyntripp
Pop Bottle Ecosystem
Make a Pop Bottle Ecosystem to show illustrate how the animals, plants, and non-living things in an environment all affect one another. Also includes a lesson on responsibility.
Sweet potato heads - How to grow sweet potato slips
Fall Harvest / Thanksgiving Theme - How to grow sweet potato slips: Need jars, toothpicks, and sweet potatoes
Place a sweet potato in a jar of water and place it in sunlight. When the sweet potato has send out sprouts, then you can pull them off the sweet potato and plant them in a pot with soil.
Planting and Gardening in Preschool
Greenhouse growing Cups Have the children plant seeds in clear cups. Once they have planted their seed have them water their seeds with a squirt bottle. Once the soil is damp, place another cup on top, tape around the edge and set in a window sill. Learning about different verities of rice Children planted different verities of rice to predict which one would… · Sprout first · Grown the tallest · Buds first · Provides the most rice Growing Grass Hair Children are keeping a running chart to…
It's time to spill the beans...
We planted bean plants back in September, but as we approach Spring, many teachers are teaching the plant life cycle and parts of a plants now, so I thought I'd share the method I used, so maybe yo...
Stir the Wonder | Homeschooling Learning Activities
Homeschooling Inspired Learning Activites. Ideas and experiences in homeschooling. inspiration and ideas for activities to do with your own young children.