четверг, 22 января 2015 г.

DIY Stethoscope Tutorial~Science Experiment for Kids

DIY Stethoscope Tutorial~Science Experiment for Kids
DIY Stethoscope Tutorial~Science Experiment for Kids

DIY Stethoscope Materials


  • Two funnels~We experimented with a few different sizes. Use what you have on hand or can get inexpensively at a store.
  • 2 feet of clear plastic tubing that will fit either over or inside the funnel spouts.~I took our funnels to the hardware store and chose the tubing that best fit our funnels, so the size of the tubing will vary.
  • Balloons
  • Electrical Tape
  • Scissors

Doctor Pretend Play Toy


1. Snip the end off of the balloon. Pull the balloon over the end of the funnel and secure it with electrical tape. Be sure the balloon is pulled tight and flat.

DIY Stethoscope for Kids' Science

2. Place both ends of the tubing onto the funnels. Tape the tubing to the funnels if needed to secure the ends.

DIY Stethoscope Tutorial~Fun for preschool science and pretend play

3. Be sure the room is quiet. Place the balloon end over your heart. Listen in the other end. If the sound is too faint to hear, try running around and getting your heart going. Then listen again. We used a smaller funnel for the listening end, and this helped us hear the sound better than using the larger funnel. The first time the kids hear their heartbeats they are amazed! I was a bit amazed that it worked, too!

Stethoscope for Kids-Play and Science Activity

4. Of course, you can expect a lot of pretend play and check-ups when your done. Enjoy!

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