Sometimes science is the forgotten subject. There isn’t always time to test and research. So I created this list of the best science teaching tools for little learners to help you add science in to your learning centers today!
I have used many of these products with my kids at home and they are perfect for your elementary students too! Here are the best science teaching tools for your little learners. To see all of our favorite BEST TEACHING TOOLS post, click here.
Best Science Teaching Tools for Little Learners
The fully functioning GeoSafari Microscope allows for up-close examination of rocks, leafs, and more- no slides needed!
Engage your kids with hands-on magnet play and interactive activities with this Learning Resources Super Magnet Lab Kit. Kids will master magnetism, magnetic force, magnetic fields, poles, and more!
With everything you need to find, collect, and investigate your own backyard, the Bug Adventure Set will inspire your child to explore the world around him in new ways.
You’ll need these Jumbo Test Tubes to perform DIY science experiments with your kids. Check out Pinterest for some great ideas.
This Liquid Measuring Set is also a necessity for DIY experiments, and also helps kids learn about units of measurement for liquids. These would also make excellent bath toys for toddlers.
An elementary school classroom favorite, the Insect Lore Original Butterfly Garden helps you experience the life cycle of a caterpillar. You can buy the kit with live caterpillars included (make sure you’re ready to start this project as soon as you receive them) or with a voucher so that you can order the caterpillars when you are ready.
Kids can spend hours using these Color Paddles to see how different colors mix and how light looks through them. Great for all ages!
Great as a kids room decoration and learning tool, the 3-D Solar System includes all of the planets and nearly 200 glow in the dark stars! Hang them wherever you’d like and get ready to teach your child about our solar system
Learning Resources Gears! Gears! Gears! Construction set includes 96 interchangeable pieces. Kids will build fine motor skills and learn about how gears work to move each other. So fun!
ROCK ON! Geology Game will spark kids’ interest in rocks, geology and our the Earth via this teacher-recommended, fun, learning game. This American Made product includes an 18-specimen rock & mineral collection too!
GeoSafari Jr. Jungle Crew Lab Set is an animal themed lab set for preschoolers. It comes with 10 different experiments to do – all done with things you have around your house!
The second microscope on this list, My First Lab Duo Scope is different in that it also views slides! Add a set of prepared slides and this gift will have kids on a great start to their scientific career.
A is for Atom, B is for Binary Code, C is for Cell Membrane! Science Cards for Baby and kids will get your children started in the sciences at a young age. These flashcards will be educational for your kids throughout their elementary school years.
Guidecraft Grippies are a magnetic building tool designed for babies and toddlers. The large, textured pieces are easy to grip and fun to play with!
Kids will love having their own lab coat to wear when practicing their lab science. This Children’s Lab Coat comes in all kids sizes and will be a huge hit this holiday!
Use this Crystal Growing Kit to grow crystals with your kids! Crystals take about a week to grow to full size and it’s well worth the wait.
Kids can learn about vortexes and funnel clouds with Discovery Kids Extreme Weather Tornado Lab. Includes a special DVD of Storm Chasers too!
Match anatomically correct insects to their correct spot on the chart with the Montessori Insect Figurines set. Budding Entomologists will have a ball with this one!
The Melissa and Doug Magnetic Human Body dress up set will help kids learn about human anatomy. Anatomically correct illustrations of bones, muscles, circulatory system, and skin are included.
A fun gift for kids with an interest in the human body, or for the doctor or phlebotomist in your life, Giant Microbes Plush are soft, fluffy blood cells!
I hope that you enjoyed these science teaching tools and can find something for you to add to your classroom or home. Do you have any favorite science teaching tools that are not on this list? If so, please share. I am always adding new gadgets to the list.