Kindergarten - Science

The McRuffy Kindergarten Science curriculum teaches life science, earth science, physical science, and scientific inquiry in an engaging approach that is fun and activity-oriented. Students think and learn like a scientist through many hands-on activities and demonstrations. The kindergarten level is not dependent on reading skills.

Two lessons per week are taught for 33 weeks. Other daily activities are also suggested such as weather monitoring.

The McRuffy Kindergarten Science Curriculum is a complete science program that allows students to discover science in the world around them with engaging activities, lessons, and materials that are aligned with national science standards and several state standards. 

The McRuffy Kindergarten Science concepts include: 

  • weather
  • attributes
  • animals and their environments
  • measuring length, volume, and weight (beginning skills)
  • plant parts and growth
  • the five senses
  • magnets
  • simple systems
  • mirrors and reflecting
  • color composition and more!

View and print sample lesson plans, worksheets, resource packet samples, and the Scope & Sequence.

Lesson Updates: Lessons 12 to 14 have been updated as of 6/04/2020 due to a lack of availability of prepackaged iron filing tubes. The good news is that it has been replaced by a new science game and you can find a pdf of the changes here. We have made the changes available for those who are using older Teacher's Manuals.

Packages are available with and without lab kits.

The Kindergarten Science Curriculum Only Package  includes:

  • Teacher’s Manual
  • Workbook
  • Resource Pack

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The Kindergarten Science Curriculum & Lab Kit Package  includes:

  • Teacher’s Manual
  • Workbook
  • Resource Pack
  • Lab Kit

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Packages and individual items are also available below.