Science and Nature

Supplementing the preschool curriculum with My Big World from Scholastic

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Exploring the wonderful resource provided by Scholastic and how we use “Our Big World with Clifford” in our preschool classroom.

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Creating a mini-greenhouse in preschool

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Creating a mini-greenhouse and planting beans! Now we can watch our beans grow in preschool!

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Gummy worm science

Yesterday, I shared with you how we used live worms to create a worm farm. Today, I’d like to tell you about our gummy worm science.

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Gummy worm science on Indiana Fox 59 morning news

Gummy Worms and Worm Farm shared by Deborah Stewart on Fox 59 Morning News!

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Building a worm farm

A fun way to welcome spring is by studying worms. Last week, we created a worm farm.

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Exploring life cycles

We’ve been exploring life cycles of plants and animals in preschool. Come along to see how we put an early childhood spin on this topic.

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How we can explore rocks in preschool

We recently spent a day playing, creating, and learning with rocks. Come along as we discover all the ways we can explore rocks in preschool.

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14 fun flower activities for preschoolers

Here are 14 fun flower activities that you can explore with your preschoolers.

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Elephant toothpaste

February is National Children’s Dental month and we’ve been having all kinds of fun learning how animals have different types of teeth!  To extend our study into science, we created elephant toothpaste… We began our study of animal teeth by reading our Scholastic Weekly Reader.  The front cover of the Weekly Reader gave us a […]

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The mystery color experiment

All preschoolers love to see how baking soda and vinegar react. We’ve added a new twist with our mystery color experiment.

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Winter Wonderland: Snowman in a Bag

Exploring how snow melts and turns into water with this fun and simple snowman in a bag science activity!

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Gummy bear science

We enjoyed the wonderful process of gummy bear science in our preschool classroom. Come and check out this amazing process and the book too!

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Cotton ball science in preschool

Exploring the wonderful world of cotton balls with this simple scientific cotton ball activity in preschool!

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Snowman in a bottle

Next week, I will be sharing a series on discovery bottles as my part of the Kid Blogging Network series titled “The ABC’s of…”.  This series will run all throughout the week of January 7th through January 11th and there are tons of bloggers who will be sharing all kinds of posts from the ABC’s […]

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Snow painting with a toddler

Exploring snow at home with a toddler may look a little different than what happens in the preschool classroom but the opportunity is much the same.

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Candy cane science in preschool

Exploring the science of Christmas with this fun candy cane science activity!

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