STEM Straw Bridges

STEM Straw Bridges

Science Technology Engineering and Math {STEM} activities are fun ways to teach kids how things work. This straw bridge activity takes just a few minutes to prep but will keep young engineers learning for hours. Who can build the strongest bridge?  Find out! This post...

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Scented, Fizzy Homemade Bath Bombs

Scented, Fizzy Homemade Bath Bombs

There's nothing more special than a kid-made gift - especially if it's a gift that comes with some well deserved pampering. That's why my 4 year-old daughter and I decided to make scented homemade bath bombs for the wonderful moms and grandmoms in our lives. This...

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Candy Pumpkin Catapults

Candy Pumpkin Catapults

STEM activities {Science Technology Engineering and Math} are always a hit with my kiddos, but this engineering activity had the whole family wanting to get in on the action. After explaining to my 3 and 5 year-old what a catapult was, I simply challenged them to...

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Glow-in-the-Dark Halloween Crystals

Glow-in-the-Dark Halloween Crystals

Growing crystals is a favorite science experiment of ours and these glow-in-the-dark crystals for Halloween make it all the more exciting! Check out how to make these fascinating crystals below! Getting Ready To prep for these glow-in-the-dark crystals, I gathered a...

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Exploding Pop Rockets

Exploding Pop Rockets

This 4th of July twist on those classic Alka-Seltzer pop rockets is a must-try kids' science experiment your kids will beg to repeat over and over again. The easy kids' science project is perfect for the 4th of July, New Year's Eve or just because! Follow the simple...

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Magic Fizzing Popsicle Paint

Magic Fizzing Popsicle Paint

These magic fizzing popsicle paints are an awesome kids' science project for all ages. One hot day a few weeks ago, I pulled out a batch of the magical popsicles from our freezer and invited my 4 year-old daughter to start painting.  She was thrilled when her...

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Ice Cream in a Bag

Ice Cream in a Bag

What's better than ice cream on a hot summer's day?!  Ice cream with a little kids' science sprinkled on top, that's what!  This deliciously fun ice cream in a bag is so simple. It's one of our favorite treats to make while camping. With a few common...

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Solar Oven Pizza

Solar Oven Pizza

Hot summer days are ideal for this fun kids' science activity: making a solar oven pizza! Teaching your child how to build a solar oven requires a ton of glueing, but the result is worth every minute of prep. Little scientists and pizza fans will beg, "More please!"...

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Sunscreen Science for Kids

Sunscreen Science for Kids

If there is one thing my kiddos (and I) don't like about summer, it's having to slather on sunscreen. But after this low-prep, super simple kids' science experiment showed us just how important sunscreen actually is, none of us are complaining about the inconvenience....

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Leaf Chromatography Activity

Leaf Chromatography Activity

Have you ever wondered how green leaves can turn brilliant orange, yellow and red?! With this simple chromatography activity, you can see just what gives leaves their amazing fall colors. It's a perfect kids' science experiment for fall. Follow the simple step-by-step...

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STEM Junk Boats

STEM Junk Boats

Science Technology Engineering and Math {STEM} activities for kids are all the rage right now and STEM junk boats rank at the top of our favorite projects under the sun. With just a pile of clean recyclables and a kiddy pool, little engineers can design, build and...

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Magic Balloons

Magic Balloons

Get ready for plenty of "oohs" and "aahs" from this surprisingly simple balloon science experiment! Kids will LOVE watching balloons magically inflate four different ways. Follow the simple step-by-step below and then grab 30 more easy-to-follow science experiments...

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Will It Melt? Candy Science

Will It Melt? Candy Science

Kids' science activities are always fun for kids. Make the science about candy, and the experiment becomes mind-blowingly cool. This sugary twist on the classic Will It Melt? kids' science experiment is  sure to make your little scientists smile. Getting Ready To prep...

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Weather Activities Kids Love

Weather Activities Kids Love

Teaching a weather unit?! These 14 weather activities teach young meteorologists about weather, temperature, clouds, tornadoes, precipitation, picking weather appropriate clothes, weather-themed math and more. Grab your set in our shop or on Teachers Pay Teachers!...

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Graham Cracker Plate Tectonics

Graham Cracker Plate Tectonics

This quick and tasty kids' science activity gives little scientists a hands-on way to explore plate tectonics - the movement of the Earth's crust that leads to the formation of volcanoes, mountains, and oceanic trenches. It's the perfect combination to our action...

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14 Must-Have Bug and Butterfly Activities

14 Must-Have Bug and Butterfly Activities

Do your kids love bugs and butterflies?! These 14 must-have activities will keep preschoolers and kindergarteners learning and engaged for weeks.  Practice alphabet letters, sight words, numbers, addition, writing, learn about the butterfly life cycle and so. much....

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11 Plant Life Cycle Activities

11 Plant Life Cycle Activities

Looking for fun ways to teach kids about the plant life cycle?! These 11 science activities and experiments are perfect for preschool, kindergarten and first grade.  Make a sprout house, try your hand at leaf chromatography, turn a flower not one but TWO colors and...

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My Little Sprout House

My Little Sprout House

Kids love learning about how things grow and these adorable Little Sprout Houses take the science fun factor up a notch. With just a few minutes of prep, you'll be ready for WEEKS of mesmerizing excitement! Grab these sprout houses (plus 30 more easy-to-follow science...

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How to Make Bird’s Nest Helpers

How to Make Bird’s Nest Helpers

Looking for an engaging backyard kids' science activity? Create bird's nest helpers filled with nest building supplies your feathered friends will love. Then, enjoy watching the birds find a home! With the arrival of spring, we've noticed our resident crows busy...

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Bicolor Flowers Kids’ Science

Bicolor Flowers Kids’ Science

To show children just what plants do with all the H2O we give them, I added a little twist on a classic kids' science experiment by dyeing a single flower not one but TWO colors. I have to say, this was a whole lot trickier than I had anticipated, but the results made...

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