homeschool science activities

Make A Butterfly Feeder – A Summer Bible Craft – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

The metamorphosis of a caterpillar into a butterfly is one of the miracles that fascinate children. This Bible craft, which will draw butterflies to one’s backyard, offers a great opportunity to talk about the great metaphor of the caterpillar and the butterfly…and how they’re a little like us on earth and later, in heaven. (Image Source: readingconfetti.com) Material: • A plastic plate or plastic lid from a large ice-cream container• Overripe fruit such as bananas, kiwi and melon• Orange juice•…

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“Magic Color” – A Start of Fall Science Experiment – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Just like the fall changes the leaves to beautiful new colors, this fall science experiment with water and color will make a magic third color appear in the bowl! Materials: • Three clear drinking glasses• Three clear bowls• Water• Blue, red, and yellow food coloring Instructions: 1. Fill each glass with water. 2. Add a few drops of food coloring to each glass, making one of yellow, one of red, and one of blue water. 3. Do the same with…

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“Raining Sponge” Harvest Science Experiment – Children’s Ministry Christian Article

Harvest is a time for seeing the results of our hard work and patience. This science experiment with gravity and a sponge will get kids thinking about what they are harvesting in their own lives! Materials: • Clear glass• Squeeze bottle (like a sport bottle or plastic ketchup bottle)• Water• Food coloring• Light-colored sponge Instructions: Fill the squeeze bottle with water. Add enough food coloring to make the water a deep, vibrant color. Place the sponge on top of the…

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