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Science Kiddo

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My name is Crystal

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I used to be a chemist, but now I spend my days homeschooling my two kids and blogging about kid science activities.

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“My mission is to enable parents and educators to help their children develop scientific minds through simple, fun, and easy kid friendly science experiments.”

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Top 10 Summer Science Activities for Kids

August 22nd, 2015|2 Comments

With summer drawing to a close for many families we wanted to sneak in some fabulous summer science before it’s too late! Here are the best and brightest summer science ideas to help you make […]

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Learn With Play

July 23rd, 2015|0 Comments

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I have published exactly two books during my lifetime. The first book was my thesis for my master’s degree. The title was Photocycloaddition of Allenes […]

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Summer Ice Slush | Simple Science

June 20th, 2015|5 Comments

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Did you know you can make your own delicious ice slush drink without the help of a freezer or a blender? My kids think it so […]

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LEGO Summer | Beach Camping Adventure

June 17th, 2015|0 Comments

It’s no secret that we love LEGO. My five-year-old son asks for new LEGO sets for every birthday and Christmas and spends hours building and playing. When LEGO reached out to us to review their […]

“My mission is to enable parents and educators to help their children develop scientific minds through simple, fun, and easy kid friendly science experiments.”

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  • Discover 10 easy summer science activities for kids. Everything from cool treats to outdoor explosions. Keep your kids learning with fun summer science.

Top 10 Summer Science Activities for Kids

By |August 22nd, 2015|

  • Learn with Play: 150+ Activities for Year-round Fun & Learning is a giant collection of hands-on activities for babies through kindergarteners.

Learn With Play

By |July 23rd, 2015|

  • We started off our LEGO Summer with a beach camping trip. We brought along LEGO JUNIORS for the kids, which saved us when unexpected chilly weather hit.

LEGO Summer | Beach Camping Adventure

By |June 17th, 2015|

  • The perfect science experiment for kids of all ages, this fizzy color changing chemical reaction is sure to amaze. Easy experiment with nontoxic materials.

Fizzy Color Changing Chemical Reaction | Kid Science

By |June 6th, 2015|

  • Have you ever done the drops of water on a coin experiment? Now is your chance. Gather up your spare change and get ready to be impressed by the results!

Surface Tension | Drops of Water on a Coin + Free Printable

By |May 23rd, 2015|

  • Make science fun and playful by making a magnet powered car! Make a road and see if you can push/pull your car in the right direction without touching it.

Magnet Powered Car | Playful Science

By |April 14th, 2015|

  • Learn about the differences between a bike trailer and a cargo bike to get your kids and/or gear around town! Each has its own advantages and disadvantages.

Cargo Bike vs Bike Trailer for Kids

By |April 13th, 2015|

  • This simple recipe for homemade ice cream will have you enjoying a sweet and frosty treat in less than 10 minutes. Learn memorable and delicious science in the process!

Frosty Homemade Ice Cream

By |April 4th, 2015|

  • Make your own colorful rainbow paper with just three materials! Easy physics demonstration, art project, and science activity for kids of all ages.

Rainbow Paper | Color Science for Kids

By |February 21st, 2015|

  • Homeschool help and encouragement for the most difficult days. What do you do when you have a tough day in homeschool?

The Day I Gave Up on Homeschool

By |January 7th, 2015|

  • Our family of suburbanites turned carfree with kids. We ditched our car and our stuff in favor of an urban lifestyle we love. Read about our adventures!

Carfree With Kids | Two Kids, One Commute, No Car

By |January 5th, 2015|

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Candy Math and Science

By |November 1st, 2014|

  • Discover how to make your own Halloween window gel clings with 3 kitchen ingredients. Nontoxic, squishy, festive, colorful fun the kids will love!

Halloween Window Gel Clings

By |October 1st, 2014|

  • Make your own squishy and vibrantly colorful window gel clings using three kitchen ingredients. Taste-safe art and science activity for kids of all ages.

DIY Squishy Window Gel Clings

By |April 17th, 2014|

  • Make your own ice slush drink this summer using simple science! All you need is fruit juice, salt, and ice. Ice slush is the perfect summer treat!

Summer Ice Slush | Simple Science

By |June 20th, 2015|