Science Learning Ideas – Preschool and Kindergarten Community

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Hands-on science makes learning SO much more fun for kids (and moms and dads too!). This year we’re hoping to fit in at least one fun experiment each week. If you’re looking for a few ideas to do with your kids, try some of these…

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Explore color mixing and create a water fountain with this tutorial from A Little Pinch of Perfect.

Create a learning center to explore the life cycle of a frog. Stir the Wonder shares their science table and hands-on learning ideas.

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Kids learn best through repetition and Planet Smarty Pants shares some ways to reinforce science concepts with our kids with practical application and simple questions we can ask to continue learning.

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Glitter and ice cubes were two major ingredients in some toddler science activities that Welcome to Mommyhood shared – and then the kiddos got busy adding and trying even more!

Have a fun science activity to share? Be sure to link up your learning fun this week!

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Name Recognition, Shark Unit, and Water Games – Preschool and Kindergarten Community

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We’re back in the swing of school now and ready for a year full of fun learning! Here are some ideas to get you going as you start your year.

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Starting your first day of school soon? Print off one of the o’FISH-ally a Preschooler handprint crafts from Fun Handprint Art and create a little something extra to remember your first day!

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Living Montessori Now shares some great activities to help reinforce name recognition for children that are all Montessori friendly.

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Wrap up the summer fun with the Balance and Float game from Little Pinch of Perfect. LOVE this game and it would be a fun treat on a hot day!

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Have a child that is fascinated by sharks? Check out the Shark Unit from Every Star is Different for some free printables and ideas to use with your kids.

 

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Science Basics for Preschoolers, Sewing Skills, and Using Junk Mail for Good – Preschool and Kindergarten Community

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Ready for another week of sharing great ideas? Last week everything from printables to pirates was linked up and here are a few of the creative things shared last week – and we look forward to all that will be linked up this week.

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Sensory bins that make you want to dive right in – well, this Very Hungry Caterpillar Sensory Bin from Rubber Boots and Elf Shoes is just amazingly cute. Just visit and be sure to pin for later!

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Have tons of junk mail showing up in your mailbox? Put it to good use and save some of your paper with the junk mail scissor skills that School Time Snippets shares.

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Plastic canvas is such a great way to introduce sewing to preschoolers and Stir the Wonder shares a quick and easy tutorial so you can start right away and work on fine motor skills.

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If you are looking for simple science ideas, check out Under God’s Mighty hand and 5 Steps to Introduce Science Basics to Preschoolers. Caroline shares how she introduced different science concepts to her children

 

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Looking for some fun alphabet flashcards that show real pictures? Grab a copy of these free ABC Flashcards. There is also a matching wall poster set available as well!
 
 

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Letter Squirting, Summer Snow Days, Flower Cutting, and More – Preschool and Kindergarten Community

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How many of you are getting ready to start up your school time? Here the classroom is getting straightened up, plans are in the works, and piles are accumulating everywhere. (Hopefully that’s not just me!).

We’d love to see what fun things have been going on with your learning, so leave a link and share! Be sure to visit another person linking up as well and share the love! Here are a few ideas linking up from last week.

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Working on letter identification would be even more fun with a squirt gun on hand! Mom Inspired Life shares a Squirt the Letter game to help your younger child work on his uppercase or lowercase letters.

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Need a break from the heat? Have some fun with an Olaf Snow Day in Summer. Sunshine and Hurricanes shares their ‘winter’ play day – Frozen style.

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Fine motor skills are so important to work on during the preschool years! I LOVE this simple flower cutting activity that Dabbling Momma shares. Not only is it practical, it adds a little beauty to the house too!

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If you are feeling crafty, you can make your own fabric alphabet. This post from All About Preschool has some great templates to use when putting your own set together. What a fun and hands-on idea to learn letters!

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Get your classroom ready for the new year with these colorful (and free) pocket chart calendar pieces for the month of August. There are additional free sets for every month of the year linked within the post – so be sure to pin it for later!

 

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Giant Ice Cubes, Making Clean-up Fun, and Fizzy Cloud Dough – Preschool and Kindergarten Community

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Hope you all have had a wonderful week! In last week’s Preschool and Kindergarten Community linkup there were over 60 ladies linking up and sharing ideas, free printables, and so much more! Here are a few of the fun activities to peek at…

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Cool off and have a little fun digging in ice with the giant ice cube idea from Our Little House in the Country.

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Gifts of Curiosity shares some fun activities for a Mouse Paint unit study. I love this tissue paper activity to work on mixing colors.

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In the mood for some strange concoctions? Try the fizzy cloud dough Powerful Mothering shares.

And the Art of Cleanup activities (and book review) from Rubber Boots and Elf Shoes is SO neat! It’s all about taking messes and making them art-like in nature. Love it!

Until July 31st, Kiwi Crate is offering a FREE mini-crate with the Starlight Lantern. You can choose to gift it to another person or use it as a fun summer boredom buster ($3.95 s/h not included).

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Each week I am  pinning many of your links onto the Preschool and Kindergarten Community Pinterest Board. I’m a visual person, so having pictures to help me remember posts is super helpful. Be sure to jump over and follow the board – and find some fun ideas at the same time!

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