Here is a list of the books we will be reading and the activities to go along with them.  I’m not sure of the order yet, I’m thinking we’ll do the more complex ones on the weekends, and leave some easily transported/not messy ones for when we’re traveling.

Magnets: Pulling Together, Pushing Apart  – Rosinsky, Natalie

Magnet Jar

If I Were an Astronaut – Eric Braun

Make a Rocket & Alien

Roaring Rockets – Tony Miltton

Milk Paint

A Drop of Blood – Paul Showers

Pendulum Paint

Gravity is a Mystery – Franklyn Mansfield Branley

Gravity Drop

What is Science – Rebecca Kai Dotlich (reading this one twice)

Density Jar

Egg in a Jar

Planets – Elizabeth Carney

Planet Ornaments

Newton and Me – Lynne Mayer

Ball Ramps

Meet Einstein – Mariela Kleiner

Paper Towel Colors

Oh Say Can You Seed – Bonnie Worth

Grow a Bean

Gingerbread Pirates – Kristin Kladstrup


Looking for a Moose – Phyllis Root

Animal Resist Painting

There’s No Place Like Space – Tish Rabe

Make a Constellation

Let it Snow – Maryann Cocca-Leffler

Snow Painting

Galactic Goodnight – Susan Ring

Sun Topper

Older Than the Stars – Karen C. Fox

Yarn Amoebas

Where Does Our Food Come From – Debra Stilwell

Colored Celery

Stink-O-Pedia – Megan McDonald


Sound – Natalie Rosinsky

Cup Phone

Volcanoes – Dana Rau


Pepper’s Special Wings – Mary Anne Farah

Adaptation Coloring Sheets

Clouds – Alice K. Flanagan

Cloud Jar

This is the Rain – Lola M. Schaefer

Rain Jar