21 Cool science activities for preschoolers

Getting your kids involved early on with science is so important, which is why you should check out these amazing science activities for preschoolers. Children ages 3-4 can explore the world around them and begin building a strong foundation for learning science as they get older.

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  1. Frog Pond Water Play

    Frog Pond Water Play

    Put a fun twist on water play this Summer with a DIY Frog Pond!

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  2. Sensory Construction Bucket

    Sensory Construction Bucket

    Our son, Jackson, wants to grow up and be a builder. So my daughter, Clare, and I made this sensory construction bin for him while...

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  3. Eggheads

    Eggheads

    These little eggheads are an adorable project! Just plant the grass seeds and watch the hair grow. You can even use these...

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  4. Shaving Cream and Food Coloring

    Shaving Cream and Food Coloring

    I've seen shaving cream sensory tables at my daughter's preschool and on almost all of my favorite kids' craft blogs, but we've never actually tried...

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  5. Spring Sensory Bin

    Spring Sensory Bin

    Using your Kool-Aid dyed rice, create a fun and interactive spring sensory bin. Sensory bins are great for children to develop their...

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  6. Nature's Alphabet

    Nature's Alphabet

    Wandering in nature is a fine pastime, hmm?  You can find all sorts of familiar shapes and symbols. For this adventure we were looking for...

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  7. Gelatine Fun!

    Gelatine Fun!

    Sensory fun activities are a favorite in our home. I love seeing these little hands explore, learn and discover all while relaxing their body and...

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  8. Painting Nature

    Painting Nature

    A nature walk and some paint create the most beautiful treasures.

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  9. Water Volcano In A Bottle

    Water Volcano In A Bottle

    Try out this two-part water experiment! First--why can't you blow up a balloon in a bottle? And, second--what happens when you do...and then fill...

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  10. Slinky Cup Sound Effect

    Slinky Cup Sound Effect

    Can a slinky make noise? Find out with this amplifying project!

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  11. Ocean Sensory Tray

    Ocean Sensory Tray

    This is so very simple to set up, but sparks hours of imaginative play. It's amazing what a little color change to water does! Perfect...

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  12. Shaving Cream Bath Tub Paint

    Shaving Cream Bath Tub Paint

    Make bath time exciting and creative with this super-simple bath tub paint. Easy to make--and easy to rinse away!

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  13. Apple Pattern Games

    Apple Pattern Games

    One of our favorite family fall activities is to go apple picking. This year, we used our apples to help my preschooler practice making...

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  14. Vinegar, Baking Soda, and...Balloon Eye Droppers?

    Vinegar, Baking Soda, and...Balloon Eye Droppers?

    This is a very basic experiment: Watching the reaction of vinegar to baking soda. I thought this would be the perfect activity for little...

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  15. Ivory Soap & Microwave

    Ivory Soap & Microwave

    I've seen this super interesting trick involving just Ivory soap and your microwave a few places on the internet lately. My kids were itching...

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