5 Fun Forest Science Activities for Kids

Welcome to Feature Friday! Today we’re sharing some of the excellent posts linked up to the Discover & Explore forest theme.

These fun science activities are a wonderful way to help kids learn about the forest.  They are great investigations for fall or any time of year.

5 Fun Forest Science Activities for Kids

Featured Posts

leaf chromatography

Investigate autumn leaf chromatography with this experiment from Life with Moore Babies.

Nature sensory board

Explore the sense of touch with this nature sensory board from Fun at Home with Kids.


Learn about the parts of a tree and more with this tree track from Play Trains!


Find symmetry in nature and create your own symmetrical designs with natural materials using these ideas from Buggy and Buddy.

Pine cone predictor

Learn about the weather with this pine cone predictor experiment from the In the Woods theme post by Sorting Sprinkles.

These posts and other highlights have been pinned to the Discover and Explore Pinterest Board.

More Forest Posts from the Discover and Explore Co-hosts

co-hosts forest theme

Tips for Hiking with Kids (KC Edventures)

Finding Symmetry in Nature (Buggy and Buddy)

Fall Tree Snack (Fantastic Fun and Learning)

Arranging a Forest (Teach Preschool)

Invitation to Play: Create a Forest (Twodaloo)

Upcoming Discover and Explore Themes

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  • September 25–Pumpkins
  • October 2-Community Helpers
  • October 9-Halloween


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  1. Just saw this on Pinterest. (Repinned) Great post. I am showing it to my son to see what he wants to try. Thanks for the good ideas. I am in love with the train track tree!

  2. Such great ideas – I love the train tracks tree too! Such a creative Mama!

  3. That tree track looks awesome! Going to check it out now!

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