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Science education activities provide children with opportunities to develop and practice many different skills and attributes. These include communication skills, collaborative skills, team working and perseverance.

Written by: Sharon Donnellan  

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Science exploration activities provide children with opportunities to develop and practice many different skills and attributes. These include communication skills, collaborative skills, team working and perseverance, as well as analytical, reasoning and problem-solving skills.

 

For young learners, science is just an extension of their everyday world. That's why it's so important to focus on learning how to create amazing experiences that encourage discovery through play, asking questions, exploration and using creativity to solve simple problems. Children helping get snacks, making lunch, watching you cook are all components of science at work in the child’s real world.

 

Science encourages and enables children to develop inquiring minds and curiosity about science and nature, to acquire knowledge, conceptual understanding, and skills to solve problems and make informed decisions in scientific contexts. That annoying but beautiful ‘why’ question opens the door to a deeper understanding of the world around them. Curiosity, investigation, exploration enables our children to develop a love of learning and finding answers. A connection to science is a connection to our world.

 

 

 

 

Science Activity Ideas
  • Make slime
  • Make a volcano
  • Cooking
  • Water play
  • Animal play
  • Magnetic play

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