SmithsonianEarlyEnrichmentCntr on Instagram: “To understand the complex relationships of living things within an ecosystem, our kindergarten class made hats to represent a living…”
To understand the complex relationships of living things within an ecosystem, our kindergarten class made hats to represent a living creature in the mangrove swamp ecosystem. Then they made a web with yarn to represent all the relationships each living t
Bioluminescence Bin - Bioluminescence is the light created and emitted by a living organism. This big scientific word can easily be explored in your sensory bin. Fill the tub with water and black washable paint (Pro-tip: do not use food coloring! It will dye your child’s hands) until the water becomes murky and opaque. Then throw in some glow sticks and allow your child to go “fishing” for bioluminescent organisms. Include some non-glowing “fish” to extend the fun.
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Learn while you build: Periscopes have been used for hundreds of years to observe things without being seen. They were used in trenches during World War I and have been used in submarines to see above the water’s surface. Simple periscopes work using two mirrors set at 45 degree angles on either side of a vertical tube.
Ocean Foil Painting
Ocean Foil Painting for toddlers and preschoolers. Tape a piece of tinfoil onto a cardboard poster board. Paint, glitter and add ocean stickers. My boys were so proud of their finished ocean! Letter O Crafts.