81 Educational Crafts

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Get kids heads in the game with these smart crafts that are also loads of fun.

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  • Lab Test Centerpiece

    Lab Test Centerpiece

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    Average rating of 5/5. (4 Ratings)

    For a freakily fun (but not edible!) centerpiece, suspend plastic toys -- critters, doll parts, and any other weird bits and pieces you've got lying around -- in clear gelatin.

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  • Test A Small Buoy

    Test A Small Buoy

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    A science craft idea for young experimenters.

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  • Glitter Globe

    See the Sparkle of a Glitter Globe

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    Average rating of 4.5/5. (12 Ratings)

    This whimsical glitter globe is a colorful toy that doubles as a science experiment.

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  • Magnifying Waterscope

    Magnifying Waterscope

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    Average rating of 4.5/5. (6 Ratings)

    Look through the private window of this waterscope to find out what's under the water's surface.

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  • Observation Bucket

    Observation Bucket

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    Take a closer look at water creatures with this handy homemade tank.

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  • Balloon Barometer

    Balloon Barometer

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    Average rating of 4.5/5. (9 Ratings)

    Explore some of the changes in the weather with a homemade barometer.

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  • Shaker Net

    Shaker Net

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    Find out what kinds of insects make their homes in trees and shrubs by shaking them loose onto this simple screen.

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  • Berlese Funnel

    Berlese Funnel

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    Average rating of 4.5/5. (3 Ratings)

    Check out what's living in the ground under your feet with this homemade version of a tool entomologists use.

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  • Homemade Science Experiments for Toddlers

    Preschool Potions

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    Average rating of 5/5. (4 Ratings)

    Nurture your child's curious mind with simple science experiments that make the most of basic cooking supplies.

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  • Forever Calendar

    Forever Calendar

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    Average rating of 5/5. (2 Ratings)

    Dial into the brand-new year with a personalized perpetual calendar.

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  • 3D Textured Globe

    3D Textured Globe

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    Average rating of 4.5/5. (8 Ratings)

    If you are looking for a fun and concentrated project for kids in the older set, this 3-D textured globe is the perfect craft. While this project is geared mostly at kids 9 and up, it can be simplified for younger children as well.

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  • Who Doesn't Love Pi Day?

    Who Doesn't Love Pi Day?

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    Average rating of 5/5. (1 Rating)

    Ways to celebrate the number pi (3.14).

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