Preschool Science Experiments

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Looking for resources to help you teach science to preschoolers? This list of awesome preschool science experiments will get your children on the right track to become super scientists!

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Water Beads for Preschoolers

Part of the fun with science experiments for preschoolers is involving them in sensory play. Water beads are a fun way to explore science with your little ones.

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Don’t miss the ideas for water beads at Raising Lifelong Learners and The Homeschool Scientist.

preschool science supplies

Ultimate Guide to Teaching Science

Does the thought of teaching science to your children scare you? Be sure and check out the Ultimate Guide to Teaching Science, from my friend Colleen. You’ll find gift ideas and more to spark your science learning.

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Observing Worms

My children love digging in the dirt, finding all sorts of bugs and worms along the way! If you want to teach your children about worms, Sarah has some great ideas for observing worms with preschoolers.

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Preschool Science with Butterflies

Ready to study butterflies with your children? You’ll want to bookmark these ideas for preschool science with butterflies for spring.

preschool microscope

Nature Study with Toddlers and Preschoolers

Exposing your children to nature is simple – just take a walk in your backyard or local park. Don’t miss these tips for nature study with toddlers and preschoolers, as well as these ideas for nature study for newbies.

preschool science goggles

Color Science Experiments for Preschoolers

Color experiments with preschoolers are a lot of fun! Don’t miss these easy color experiments that you can do at home with your young children. All you need are a few ingredients you can find in your kitchen.

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Reptile Study Ideas for Preschoolers

My boys love reptiles of all shapes and sizes – lizards, salamanders, snakes and more! I love these reptile study ideas, and the boys want to try this salamander study.

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Favorite Science Activities for Preschoolers

Need a quick list of easy science experiments for your preschoolers? My children want to try the dancing raisins!

Do you have a favorite that I missed? Leave your best ideas in the comment section!

When she’s not doing science experiments with her twin boys, you’ll find Dianna Kennedy preparing for the arrival of Baby #6. She writes about homeschooling, living her Catholic faith and managing a large family at The Kennedy Adventures. Connect with her on Google+, Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.


  1. Thanks for sharing my nature study newbie post :)


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