Getting Ready for Kindergarten

Kindergarten is the first year of formal school for most children in the United States. In kindergarten, hands-on learning activities help prepare youngsters for the challenges that lie ahead. Parents can prepare themselves and their children in various ways for a...

Snow Science for Preschoolers

Winter means snow, cold temperatures – and science! The following activities are a great way to help children explore the natural world, and to learn how to conduct their own investigations.  Measuring Melting Water – which is a liquid at room temperature – can take...

Super Symmetry: Symmetry Activities for Preschoolers

Symmetry occurs when an object or living thing has two halves that look exactly the same. Learning about symmetry at an early age helps children master more complex mathematical – and, specifically, geometric – concepts later in life. The following play-based...