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This project shows students that plants will always grow towards the light. We could use this in our unit when we discuss the basic needs of plants including water and light. Students would enjoy seeing which direction the plant grows. We could ask them to make predictions on which way they think the plants will grow then compare them with what actually happens.

Show kids that plants will grow towards the light by making a plant shoebox maze. credit: Plants for Kids. I also want to do a garden in a glass box so kids can see what goes on underneath. Part of science and discovery center.

Every kid has a little mad scientist hiding inside of them, and nothing is more fun than spending a little time dreaming up mixtures that bubble and steam and overflow! Here are 10 crazy concoctions you can whip up at home to satisfy their need to explore and create.

8 Recipes for Disaster;Every kid has a mad scientist hiding inside of them. Here are 10 crazy concoctions you can whip up at home to satisfy their need to explore and create.

force and motion activities

Physics experiments with potential energy and friction, from: Librarianism Chronicles: Force and Motion Experiment

Good for focusing children. Shake it up and watch it separate again!

8 science - Seven Layer Density Column - shake it up then watch them separate. FUN science experiment for the kiddos. Thanks, Pam!

Simple Activities for Little Engineers | via Inner Child Fun -- Do your kids enjoy solving problems and figuring out how things work? #parenting #ece

Simple Activities for Little Engineers -- Do your kids enjoy solving problems and figuring out how things work?

Easy science ideas for kids.

Who said pretend play was confined to "house" and "grocery store"? Check this site for 25 fun pretend play ideas, from traditional to less so! Hmm, new idea forming!

Irresistible Ideas for play based learning » Blog Archive » moon sand recipe

moonsand – mix together 4 cups sand, 2 cups cornflour, and 1 cup of water. moonsand – mix together 4 cups sand, 2 cups cornflour, and 1 cup of water.