Children love to bring home rocks and seashells. Nurture that impulse by dedicating a spot to a mini nature museum.
Again, easily extended for older children by adding two ramps so that comparisons can be made, applying cloth to the surface, then vaseline, to see how those affect rolling speed, etc.
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Science/discovery table. Follow this up with spring planting of flowers or even grass in a potato head or paper cup.
pine needle discovery bottles - Make with the kids at preschool. Add water, pine needles, and glitter to a water bottle and hot glue cap on top.
Apple Experiment with freebie!!!
Great idea for the magnetic wand and chips. I have never seen this before. Always love a new idea to for a popular therapy "tool"
Science Table: Recycling from Stir the Wonder
Frog Life Cycle Science Table | Stir The Wonder
Life science investigation for preschool students - plants - with freebies
Preschool Science Center - Science Activities For 3-year-olds - No ...
Life science investigation for preschool students - fish - with freebies
Example of using signs in the science center to add print to the pre-k classroom
i * love * this * with our new microscopes (thanks, @Leigh Flannery!) and more room in our sunroom, the time may be ripe...
Lots of ideas for activities and items to go in your science center. Great ideas if you have bare shelves or the kids just never seem to interested in that area.
For science area: discovery box labels. Would be nicer with photos of materials for emergent readers.
Easy Ocean Life Sensory Bag for toddlers and preschoolers, Mess-Free ocean themed sensory activities, Fun Hands On Activities for an Ocean Theme, ocean sensory bag is perfect for Ocean Science Table Ideas, Under the Sea Activities
Printable Periodic Table of the Elements - Periodic Tables to Download or Print
What Makes a Sound? Science Display
Hibernation preschool science table
Science display: Things that come from trees - class project.... Follow for Free "too-neat-not-to-keep" teaching tools & other fun stuff :)
Things That Come from Trees: Science Display
Setting Up a Science Center in Your Early Childhood Classroom (from Pocket of Preschool)
Learning About 5 Senses Activity Discovery Table from Little Bins for Little Hands
How to Set Up Your Preschool Science Center - for the classroom or homeschool. Lots of hands-on exploration ideas! From Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds