Cover hand in shortening to demonstrate how fat keeps animals warm in winter.

"This is the grossest experiment I did while teaching about germs. Use three pieces of bread. You let all the kids see you put a piece of bread in a baggy with a glove on hence "controlled" then you wash your hands and put a piece of bread in a baggy for "clean" last, pass a piece of bread around and let every kid in class touch it then you put it in a baggy and label it dirty. Watch how the bread changes over time. A great way to teach the importance of hand washing."

Filth Wizardry: This site is FULL of materials you can make by recycling materials! Fantastic!

butterfly life cycle

Weather: Fill the cup with water. Put shaving cream on top for a cloud. Explain that when clouds get really heavy with water, it rains! Then put blue food coloring on top of the cloud, and watch it rain. Kids love experiments!

Free printable animal tracks cards. Kids will love trying to match the tracks with the animal that made them, playing memory, or going on an animal tracks hunt!

Science experiment: Watch as the blue and yellow water travel up the paper towel and makes it's way into the empty cup making green water. Neat!

Make this awesome color changing slime that changes color with temperature! Thermochromic slime makes STEM learning fun.

Chemistry #science Experiments For Kids. Aspirin+ water in a jar plus darkness for 4-5 days adding aspirin one a day grows the image

What a great science experiment for children, to show them how different ants are from other creatures.

Love Science Experiments!!

This would be perfect after watching the Magic School Bus in the Arctic So right now in preschool we are learning about Animals in Winter.....I don't know why I always have so much fun with this theme!! Anyway, today for a science experiment, we discovered what it would feel like to be a Polar Bear swimming in the icy water (kind of).

Exploring Colors: Floating S Experiment This is a really cool experiment I saw at a workshop I attended. Materials Needed: Disposable bowls Small cups Skittles candy Pitcher of water Printable recording sheet and crayons or markers Set Up: In advance, gather all materials. Place at least 3 Skittles in each child’s cup. I gave each … http://www.prekinders.com/exploring-with-colors-experiment/

chameleon carnations - love this classic color changing flower experiement for kids kid-blogger-network-activities-crafts

very nice flip-flap chart demonstrating the water cycle

Experiments

Clean vs. dirty hands bread experiment - what a great way to demonstrate the importance of proper hand washing. Would love to see what happens when you wash hands with warm soapy water versus hand sanitizer!

Easy experiment conducted anywhere there is a patch of grass to demonstrate that water vapor is given off during photosynthesis.

How plants absorb water science experiment! I've done celery, but this is better!

The Dissolving Peeps Experiment - what does it take to dissolve a marshmallow Peep? I am SO doing this!!! Easter activity for science!