Welcome to Virtual Little Wonders. This month is all about science! We’ll learn what science is and do some exciting experiments of our own. Don’t worry if you don’t have a lab coat—anyone can be a scientist!

Museum educator Robyn introduces this month's theme
 

VIDEO

WELCOME 
In this 6-minute video, museum educator Robyn teaches us about science, reads What is Science? by Rebecca Kai Dotlich, and introduces the fun crafts and activities we're featuring this month.

 

Melting activity supplies
ACTIVITY

What melts in the sun?
Collect items from around your home and follow this easy guide to set up your own melting experiment.

 

Sink or Float activity

ACTIVITY

Sink or Float
In this simple experiment you’ll be making predictions and observations about buoyancy.

Colors Activity
ACTIVITY

Experimenting with colors
Mixing primary colors is a great way to learn the different colors. Try out this easy color experiment using our handy guide.

Painting and Texture
CRAFT

Painting + Textures
Get out your art supplies and create your own textured watercolor! Here's how to do it

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Check out our Explore from Home page for more family crafts and activities!