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Shake a little from the package onto your dry hand, and you'll find that yeast just looks like sand. But add some lukewarm water, and it’s something else entirely. It’s alive! Get your child excited about science and teach her about a fascinating and extremely beneficial little organism that does so much for us. Your child's favorite peanut butter and jelly sandwich would not be same without yeast. This yeast experiment for kids is especially good for kindergarteners, who are fascinated with that timeless question: "Is it alive?"