Rachel Miller, Holly Homer, and Jamie Harrington of Kids Activities Blog and Quirky Momma bring the FUN of science explorations to everyday play in their newest book, the 101 coolest simple science experiments. The book comes complete with colorful photos and simple instructions that invite kids to use critical thinking skills, explore outcomes, and have FUN doing it! If you are a parent, childcare provider, childcare center or classroom teacher, the book is must have for your own resource library!
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The 101 coolest simple science experiments book is grouped into 4 categories for everyday playful learning explorations:
- Kitchen Chemistry
- Physics and Making Things Move
- Exploring the World
- The Human Body
Have your own kids try DISSOLVING INK explorations (from the Kitchen Chemistry Section). For FULL instructions, see here!
Our own kids are experimenting with various kinds of catapults (from the Physics and Making Things Move section) and testing which constructed catapult will successfully launch an item the farthest! The catapult building lesson (pg. 63) is an inquiry and solution-based experiment that is fun for kids, but it also provides the opportunity for kids to gain knowledge that can be carried beyond the classroom (or home) to solve problems encountered in the larger community.
As the kids build the initial catapult from the book, they will begin experimenting on their own with various construction materials and developing their own ideas!
The 101 Coolest Simple Science Experiments will challenge your own kids to critical thinking about how things in the world work through simple explorations! Be sure to pick up your own copy today and join us for a summer of playful learning and FUN!