Posts Tagged "science"

Kids’ Christmas Slime Science Activity

Celebrate Christmas—with slime? That’s right! Your child can create her own batch of holiday-themed slime, with your help of course. This science-centered activity helps your child to make discovery and explore states of matter. Along with the science focus, it’s also a fun-filled way to celebrate at holiday time. As your child makes and plays with the slime, ask her a few open-ended questions. This might include, “What do you think will happen to the ingredients when we mix them?” or, “How do you think the ingredients changed as you put them together?” Ingredients: Water Clear Elmer’s glue (look for...

Grow a St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock

Are you looking for creative way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the kids? You’ve planned on a parade, prepped to whip up tasty treats – now what? Try a science themed holiday activity! The shamrock is a traditional symbol of St. Patrick’s Day. From the Irish seamrog, it means little or young “clover.” Your little artist has drawn shamrock shapes, collaged the three-leaved clover and painted plenty of green shamrock gardens. Now it’s time to get real and plant an actual clover! Not only is this a fun-filled family way to celebrate the holiday, but the constant care of...

Kids’ Activities to Celebrate World Science Day

November 10th is World Science Day! Dedicated to promoting the sciences, this ‘day’ brings children and adults the chance to learn, explore, discover and experiment. How can you celebrate World Science Day with your child? Explore the States of Matter Solid to liquid and liquid to solid transformations are easy experiments to do at home. Even toddlers and preschoolers can get in on the science action while making water (or another liquid) change forms. Add a few drops of food coloring to water, freeze it and make colorful cubes. Put the rainbow ice on thick white card stock and observe...