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Science Kids on the Loose

Everyday Science Tools


Use these resources to help further develop your children’s natural wonder and build a strong foundation for early science exploration.


Mobile Apps

Check out our Sid mobile apps to take science learning with you on the go! Look for Sid the Science Kid Read & Play, packed with stories and games, and Sid’s Science Fair, now available for your Android phone or Kindle! Check out our mobile apps for iPad, iPhone, Android Phone and Kindle Tablets! Continue.

 



Podcasts

Our two podcast hosts, Trina Helfrich and Kimberly Brenneman, discuss various topics that touch a preschoolers lives, from a parent and educator perspective. Continue.

 


 

Glossary: Speaking Science

Visit our glossary for a list of science terms accompanied by kid-friendly definitions. Continue.

 


 

Preparing for Vaccination

Help your child prepare for vaccinations with our collection of games, video clips and activity sheets, including a vaccination certificate! Continue.

 


 

Science Kids on the Loose

Articles for parents, grandparents, caregivers, relatives, and teachers who recognize the little scientist in the children they love. Continue.

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