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Science Exploration for Preschoolers

Toddler girl pours water from one bucket to another outside.

This list contains resources to help educators and families explore early science concepts with young children.

Articles and Books

  • Conezio, K., & French, L. (2002, September). Science in the preschool classroom: Capitalizing on children’s fascination with the everyday world to foster language and literacy development. Young Children 57(5), 12-18.
  • Seefeldt, C., Galper, A., & Jones, I. (2011). Active Experiences for Active Children: Science (3rd ed.). Pearson.

IEL Resources

Tip Sheets


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About this resource

Setting(s) for which the article is intended:
  • Home
  • Family Child Care
  • Child Care Center
  • Preschool Program

Intended audience(s):
  • Parents / Family
  • Teachers / Service providers

Age Levels (the age of the children to whom the article applies):
Reviewed: 2022