A great way to introduce basic science concepts are through fun and visual experiments such as this celery experiment. It requires just a few items and is a fun way to teach children about how a plant absorbs water. This process is called Osmosis.
I need to do this for X's updated busy bag! Popsicle Stick Patterns Busy Bags This is a brain workout. Kids need to match the pattern on the cards with colored popsicle sticks to make it look like the card.
easy art for kids foil painting // It also helps to add a small amount of dish washing liquid to your paint mix. Not only will that make cleaning up easier but it also helps the paint to stick to the foil better and not flake off when it dries.
Aluminum foil and sharpies! Sometimes the best result comes from the simplest medium.especially with kids --------------- this was not actually done with a roll of "aluminum foil" but with heavier aluminum; such as pie pans cut up - still really cool
Could also connect a bunch of locks and put all the keys on a key ring. Lots of pictures of latch, lock, etc ideas for montessori type preschool. This lock one could be made with 2 boards, some o-rings, and some locks from Dollar Store.
do on small plates for dot day Collaborative HAND ART project. Could be done with a classroom of students. Or make it a family project and have children collect one hand print design from each family member, then put them together for a family tree.