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6 Science Podcasts for Kids

“Why is the sky blue?” “What is that plant called?” “How can birds fly?” “How hot is the sun?” Sound familiar? You probably have a curious child on your hands…and you might be flooded with ...

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#SocialParenting: Homemade Glue Science Activity

#SocialParenting: Homemade Glue Science Activity

How does glue work? How is it made? Which ingredients will make paper stick together best? These are questions that the Kindergarten Prep classroom at Bright Horizons at Newburyport (Newburyport, MA) discussed during a recent science curriculum ...

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School Science Fair Project: A Family Affair

School Science Fair Project: A Family Affair

It was all over my Facebook feed for weeks. Fellow parents dreading having to drop everything to work on their second grader’s school science fair project. The instructions explicitly said parents could help but this project should really be ...

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#SocialParenting: Preschool Science and Art X-Ray Activity

#SocialParenting: Preschool Science and Art X-Ray Activity

The preschool classroom at Bright Horizons at Brookline (Brookline, MA) combined art and science in a recent activity to create their own x-rays! The children used paper towels, glue and black watercolor paint to make x-rays of their own ...

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#SocialParenting: Preschool Science Activities – Gardening

#SocialParenting: Preschool Science Activities – Gardening

The  Bright Horizons Preschool on the Charles (Watertown, MA) loves doing gardening and planting activities. Because of the children’s curiosity about flowers and questions they asked about how plants grow, their teacher conducted fun preschool science experiments. Using a creative ...

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#SocialParenting: DIY Lava Lamp Preschool Science Activity

#SocialParenting: DIY Lava Lamp Preschool Science Activity

The preschool classroom at Bright Horizons at Davis Square (Somerville, MA) has been doing some very groovy children’s science experiments. Recently, they learned how to make their own lava lamps! This science experiment, along with many other ...

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#SocialParenting: Children’s Science Activities in the Classroom

#SocialParenting: Children’s Science Activities in the Classroom

At Bright Horizons early education centers, science is happening all around us! The Kindergarten Prep children at Bright Horizons at Beacon Hill (Boston, MA) have donned their science lab coats and are working on some ...

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Science in the Kitchen: BabbaCo Children’s Science Kits

Science in the Kitchen: BabbaCo Children’s Science Kits

I will be the first to admit, that I don’t like to do projects with my kids. I don’t like cooking with them, I don’t like arts and crafts and I certainly don’t like messy ...

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#SocialParenting: Toddler Science Activity

#SocialParenting: Toddler Science Activity

At Bright Horizons, science is all around us! Recently, the toddler classroom at Bright Horizons at Davis Square in Somerville, MA investigated everyday science using the their senses. The toddlers explored pumpkins as part of the Science ...

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#SocialParenting: Children’s Science Experiments

Recently, a teacher at Bright Horizons at Westchester Executive Park (Elmsford, NY) experimented with dye and paper towels to demonstrate osmosis to the children in her classroom and show how colors mix to form new ...

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