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Tracks a Wheel Makes
Submitted by FranLet your children drive toy vehicles through several different substances (water, paint, mud, shaving cream, silly putty, etc) Talk to them about the different tracks that is made in the different substances.
Submitted by LeslieGet several Clear Jars of the same size. Put different small materials in each one (a marble, crayon, block, pencil, etc.). Let the children roll them around discuss with them how the items affect the jars ability to roll.
Submitted by HelenMake several ramps of different heights for your children to play with. Ask them which one makes the cars go faster. See if they can tell you why. If not tell them why.
Submitted by MarthaMake Paper Airplanes with your class. Then discuss what makes them fly.
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