Simple Science Activities for Kids

“Can I have a Thinga-ma-jigger, mommy?”

My four-year-old wasn’t asking for a toy replica. She wanted to fly in the real thing, to explore nature, animal habitats, and outer space with The Cat in the Hat.

Thankfully, kids don’t need fancy lab equipment — or a flying Thinga-ma-jigger — to explore science. They just need the curiosity of The Cat and his friends… and perhaps a little guidance from a trusted adult.

Here are a few everyday science activities that can help your kids learn “a lot about that.”