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  • Lesson Plan Idea: Seeing Sound!

    Children are fascinated by sounds. Whether it’s when a horn honks outside, or when an ever-alluring sound-oriented toy is around! It is therefore no surprise that children are curious about the science of sounds. How does that car’s horn make noise? Why are some sounds low and other ones high? What makes music so pleasant? And most importantly, how does sound work since we can’t see it?

    Music Lesson Planning Science
  • 3 Cool Musical Science Experiments for Kids

    Music is a part of everyday life, but it’s also science! Music activities naturally bring out children’s scientific curiosity and helps develop scientific thinking as they ask questions like: “why do certain instruments make certain noises?” or “what does my heart sound like?” Science activities for kids are a fun way for children to engage in unfamiliar science concepts and build skills like observation and problem-solving. Brand new and packed with sound science projects, Exploring the Science of Sounds, gives parents and teachers easy science experiment ideas they can try at home or in the classroom.

    Music Science
  • Sensory Play Ideas from the Pantry

    Introducing your baby or toddler to multisensory learning is as easy as opening your pantry! Pantry items like rice, pasta, and even Jell-O are accessible and affordable tools for introducing sensory play to your home or classroom.

    Movement and Play Science
  • Interactive Bulletin Board Ideas for Preschool

    Bulletin boards have always been a staple of preschool classrooms, but recently, teachers have begun creating interactive bulletin boards perfect for hands-on learning and creativity. When deciding on a preschool classroom theme many teachers may wonder “what is an interactive bulletin board?” or “how is it different from a regular bulletin board?”

    Literacy Art Lesson Planning Science
  • Busy With Bubbles!

    Summer is the perfect time to take children outside for fun and fresh air! Bubble activities for kindergarten are an easy and engaging way to get your little ones learning through play. Bubble art activities are just one of many ways you can get your students excited about the outdoors, all while encouraging social-emotional development and exploration.

    After School Lesson Planning Science
  • Curiosity Required: 3 Activities to Inspire an Interest in STEM

    STEM is a vital part of children’s education, but what if there are children who don’t seem to find interest in STEM concepts?

    Math Lesson Planning Science
  • How to Get Kids Excited About Healthy Eating (Hint: It Involves Cooking)

    Getting young children interested in healthy eating is no easy task! When compared to junk food or sugary snacks, fruits and vegetables aren’t very attractive choices to kids. But, healthy cooking activities for kids are a wonderful way to interest your little ones in healthy eating and bring some fun experiential learning into your kitchen.

    Lesson Planning Cooking Science
  • Science Explorations for Spring

    Spring preschool activities are a great way to add fun science learning to the day! Science activities for preschoolers introduce them to scientific thinking through hands-on explorations. Gryphon House authors have hundreds of science experiment ideas and science activities for kids. Explore our spring science experiments for preschoolers with this fun, free activity from Science--Not Just for Scientists! Easy Explorations for Young Children, by Leonisa Ardizzone, EdD.

  • F is for Frog!

    April is National Frog Month! Frog science activities for preschoolers are a wonderful way to teach children about sequence, and develop their skills in observation and critical thinking. Science activities for kindergarten classrooms can be more advanced to meet the level of older learners but they still serve the same purpose: to teach children important science concepts while having fun! 

  • Spring Showers and Other Weather Lessons for Kids

    After a long winter, spring is a welcome opportunity to take learning outside and let your students explore the world around them! Spring is full of learning possibilities. For example, a conversation about spring showers is the perfect way to start a lesson on the water cycle - the choices are endless


For teachers looking to build a well-rounded curriculum, Gryphon House authors have used their science and early childhood education expertise to develop more thoughtful science experiments for kids and toddlers. Our collection of experiments helps to encourage children to grow into young investigators through hands-on exploration exercises. For younger children, our preschool science experiments offer avenues to leverage children’s curiosity and energy. Through these exploration activities, children learn investigative concepts by moving around, and through traditional observation.

By using active, engaging science activities, children are encouraged to experiment, discover, and analyze. With Gryphon House’s books and free resources, educators can integrate STEM methods into daily or weekly activities. Our available resources also lead parents through easy to follow science activities for toddlers, in order to help foster their child’s continued science education at home. Take advantage of children’s natural curiosity through our free, hands-on science activities. Our explorations cultivate young minds by encouraging children to question and explore their surroundings.

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