Online Science Games for Kids

  Online Science Games for Kids   Stuck inside? Not to worry. You can still stay scientific with these games.   Science Games for Kids from ScienceKids   Science Games from PBS   Science Games from Brain Pop   Science Games from Kids.gov   Game Arcade from The Kids’ Science Challenge   Science Games from…

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Science in Books: A Good Way to Start a Summer of Science

  Science in Books: A Good Way to Start a Summer of Science   There are lots of great things about science. It encourages you to look carefully, think carefully, solve problems, and share what you’ve learned. Here are some books that will spark your scientific mind.   Does It Really Rain Frogs? Questions and…

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Weather and Literacy—Perfect Partners!

  Weather and Literacy—Perfect Partners!   Weather activities offer lots of literacy opportunities. Here are some ideas:   Weather Preschool Lesson Plans from The Activity Idea Place  There are lots of ideas here, sorted by weather feature (rain, snow, clouds, wind…) Activities could be used for home or the classroom.   Extreme Weather Activities from…

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The Fascinating Human Body in Books

The Fascinating Human Body in Books   It’s good to know about our bodies, don’t you think? Here are books covering all sorts of human body information. But none just about the brain—I’ll have lots of them next week. I’ve grouped them loosely by difficulty.    Me and My Amazing Body by Joan Sweeney, illustrated…

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Science: The Perfect Portal to Literacy

x Science: The Perfect Portal to Literacy  x This is a repeat from last summer’s science posts, with a few additions. Science is still one of the best ways to engage kids in their world.   Although science is important in its own right, it’s also a wonderful tool for boosting literacy skills. Science has…

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