Kindergarten Science Curriculum

 
If there is one thing I’ve learned in my 9 years of homeschooling it’s that Science doesn’t have to be daunting….it really doesn’t!  That is why I’m thrilled to announce the release of a brand new series called, “Smart Start Science.”
Experiments for St. Patrick’s Day
Smart Start Science is a new and engaging series of Low-Prep, Hands-On experiments and activities designed for K-2 students. This specific pack, “Experiments for St. Patrick’s Day” includes five complete experiments and follow up activities that are sure to add a little color to your classroom.
St. Patrick’s Day Experiments:
-Cultivating Clovers (Plant & Life Cycle)
-Traveling Rainbow (Capilary Action & Color Mixing)
-How Much Gold Can One Boat Hold (Engineering & Data Graphing)
-Lucky Scoop (Prediction, Graphing and Data Analysis)
-Super Shiny Coins (Chemical Mixing & Reactions)
Experiment #1: Cultivating Clovers
Students plant their own pot of clovers, track growth and learn the plant life-cycle.
Experiment #2: The Traveling Rainbow
With this super simple experiment children learn about capillary action and color mixing.
Experiment #3
 Students build three different boats and put them to the test.
The boat that holds the most gold wins!
Experiment # 4: Super Shiny Gold
Leprechauns want their gold super shiny and this experiment will lead students through a test to see which chemicals will react together to make the perfect cleaning solution.
Experiment #5: Lucky Scoop
Students estimate and graph how many lucky marshmallows they find in their scoop!
Smart Start Science Curriculum Overview:

For each experiment you’ll be provided with the following teaching resources:

Experiment Overview & Steps:
This sheet features a full color photo example of the experiment, skills in focus, materials list and step by step instructions for completing the experiment.

Pre-Experiment Journal Page:
Students gather materials, form questions and develop a hypothesis.

Data & Conclusion Journal Page:
Students track their data or draw their procedure and write in their final conclusion.

Follow Up Activity:
Each experiment includes a unique activity to follow up the experiment. Many are hands-on, fun and relatable projects, games or handouts for students to try at home.

BONUS Appendix:
6 Full Color Charts outlining the Scientific Method
6 Black and White Coloring Pages of the Scientific Method

Experiments for St. Patrick’s Day
ENTER TO WIN!
We’re giving away 5 copies to 5 lucky winners!

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Comments (47)

  • Jessica Reply

    This looks great! My daughter loves doing science experiments. Can’t wait to try some of these with her.

    February 28, 2017 at 9:46 am
  • Jaimie Reply

    Science brings such curiosity to class! I would love your March set!

    February 28, 2017 at 9:47 am
  • Lindsey Russell Reply

    This is everything I’ve been looking for! I would love to have this for my special needs daughter. Everything looks fun and engaging!

    February 28, 2017 at 9:49 am
  • Karyn Wolf Reply

    I hope I win! Each preschool camps and mommy and me classes at our local community center!

    February 28, 2017 at 10:07 am
  • Maryana Alcocer Reply

    I love all of your stuff. You guys provide great resources for education! Great addition.

    February 28, 2017 at 10:14 am
  • Melissa Reply

    I just love all of your ideas! This book looks simply wonderful!

    February 28, 2017 at 10:32 am
  • Franny Reply

    Great ideas! Love the color changing experiments!

    February 28, 2017 at 11:08 am
  • Lauren Gonzalez Reply

    I LOVE this! I love all things rainbow and love finding ways to turn holidays into a learning opportunity. I also love how the scientific method is included.

    February 28, 2017 at 11:33 am
  • Lori H Reply

    399 north old hunters point pike

    February 28, 2017 at 11:54 am
  • Sara Reply

    I love that all of the science in the book is centered around the holiday. My kindergartener loves looking forward to each holiday, and right now she is focused on St. Patrick’s Day. This is perfect!

    February 28, 2017 at 12:38 pm
  • Sarah M Reply

    From the pictures, these look like fun and easy experiments to do at home! Also, looks like a fun way to teach the scientific method! I would definitely love to win one of those books and work on teaching science at home with my daughter!

    February 28, 2017 at 12:40 pm
  • Sabrina Reply

    LOVE all the colourful experiments and the fact that you have a new SCIENCE curriculum which makes me happy!!!! :)
    Thank you for this giveaway offer!

    February 28, 2017 at 12:51 pm
  • Shaina Giedd Reply

    Always love finding new places for ideas for my kiddos! Love being a SAHM and it’s so nice being able to do fun things with the kids!

    February 28, 2017 at 12:57 pm
  • Melissa Reply

    This looks wonderful!! please pick me!!

    February 28, 2017 at 1:08 pm
  • Lourdes Reply

    This looks like so much fun.

    February 28, 2017 at 1:11 pm
  • Karla Reply

    Nice! I love it!

    February 28, 2017 at 1:36 pm
  • April W. Reply

    Love this book. I love doing science with my preschoolers.

    February 28, 2017 at 2:36 pm
  • Megan Reply

    My 5 year old loves doing experiments and so it is great to find experiments geared toward his age group.

    February 28, 2017 at 2:38 pm
  • Megan Reply

    My 5 year old loves doing experiments and so it is great to find experiments geared toward his age group.

    February 28, 2017 at 2:38 pm
  • Cyndi D Reply

    This is awesome!!!! I am not surprised though all of your products are excellent

    February 28, 2017 at 3:16 pm
  • Jennifer Grant Reply

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    February 28, 2017 at 3:19 pm
  • Stephanie L Reply

    It all looks exciting but I’m really looking forward to the rainbow activity! Thank you for all your hard work on everything!

    February 28, 2017 at 5:01 pm
  • Tonya Reply

    The traveling rainbow looks like an interesting one for my kids. It’s colorful and messy!!

    February 28, 2017 at 5:03 pm
  • Lisa Reply

    The traveling rainbow experiment looks like lots of fun!!!
    Thanks for all your hard work!!

    February 28, 2017 at 5:41 pm
  • Saundra Souza Reply

    Awesome ideas! I love opportunities to make science fun and exciting for the kiddos (and me too)

    February 28, 2017 at 7:12 pm
  • Donna P. Reply

    I think my grandkids will love this – we’re working on colors in science right now!

    March 1, 2017 at 2:50 am
  • Marla Reply

    This would be great to use with my special education students

    March 1, 2017 at 4:46 am
  • Sheri Reply

    I enjoy all the material I get from here. It has helped with my Students.

    March 1, 2017 at 6:58 am
  • Cindy Garcia Reply

    This is an awesome site to get great material for teaching!

    March 1, 2017 at 4:31 pm
  • Pam G Reply

    Love it!!!

    March 2, 2017 at 9:36 am
  • Lisa J Reply

    Thank you for this opportunity. The science curriculum looks like it would be fun and educational; something my son would love to do.

    March 2, 2017 at 9:42 am
  • Apple Reply

    I love these lessons and would love to share with my pre k coop.

    March 2, 2017 at 9:50 am
  • Mary Yackey Reply

    Looks like a lot of fun! Can’t wait to use!

    March 2, 2017 at 9:58 am
  • Cathy R Reply

    These look like much fun! Thanks for the opportunity to win! God bless you!

    March 2, 2017 at 10:03 am
  • Heather Goetsch Reply

    The layout of this Science Curriculum looks fun and inviting for kiddos! I like that the experiments have a diverse focus and that it is tailored appropriately to kids this age.

    March 2, 2017 at 10:52 am
  • Chelsea Rutledge Reply

    The traveling rainbow experiment looks like so much fun and I know kids would LOVE that one for sure, along with all the others. They are always so excited to do science experiments!

    March 2, 2017 at 10:55 am
  • Alexa Reply

    This so adorable! It is a unique way to present tou your kids the nature of the science. At this age children only know the profession of doctor, and not other scientists. It’s a great way to learn that there is something more. My niece loves flowers very much and she would like to have a microscope!!!

    March 2, 2017 at 10:57 am
  • Ramona Reply

    My two kids are eager to do all sorts of science based stuff. Thus book would be super fun as a homeschool activity.

    March 2, 2017 at 11:07 am
  • Elizabeth Reply

    Love the theme of St Patrick’s Day here! I’ve wanted to do some color experiments with the kids for the holiday, so this inspiring! And I hadn’t thought of the penny (copper) experiment. Thanks for putting this together for us!

    March 2, 2017 at 11:55 am
  • Cindy M Reply

    Love science! My summer program kids will love this!! Thx for the giveaway!

    March 2, 2017 at 12:19 pm
  • Rachel Aulet-McGann Reply

    I am in need of fun science experiments to engage my little ones. I really hope I win this.

    March 2, 2017 at 12:52 pm
  • Crystal Abel Reply

    My kids love science experiments! Love the color changing experiments!

    March 2, 2017 at 2:00 pm
  • Pamela Mullen Reply

    My Kindergarteners will love all of your Science Experiments. Science is the window to exploration and fun. And I want my students to enjoy it all.Thank you!

    March 2, 2017 at 3:20 pm
  • Emily C Reply

    Cool experiments for younger ages

    March 2, 2017 at 3:26 pm
  • Beatrice Reynolds Reply

    I am a new member of craftyclassroom but I can tell you I am already loving it.

    Thanks?

    March 2, 2017 at 3:36 pm
  • Erin Reply

    This looks great!!!

    March 2, 2017 at 7:03 pm
  • Tonita Hall Reply

    Wow! Awesome resources! I look forward to exploring more of your wonderful resources.

    March 3, 2017 at 5:32 am

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