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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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Build Your Own Cafe | Money Math Practice

April 25th, 2015|0 Comments

One of my five-year-old’s favorite things to do is to play money math. From a very young age he has loved collecting, saving, and counting coins. He was thrilled when I taught him how much […]

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Simple and Fast Science Experiments

April 18th, 2015|5 Comments

Sometimes we like to spend an entire afternoon, or even days, doing a science experiment. However, sometimes it’s nice to do fast science experiments, too! I have pulled together this collection of simple and fast […]

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What a Wonderful World

April 16th, 2015|0 Comments

This post on spring science for kids was written by Corinne Jacob from Alternate Tutelage.

I think Louis Armstrong spoke for us all when he crooned, “And I think to myself what a wonderful world…” While […]

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Magnet Powered Car | Playful Science

April 14th, 2015|5 Comments

We LOVE magnets at our house. The magnet kit is one set that my kids never get tired of playing and experimenting with. There are so many amazing activities you can do with magnets that […]

“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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Build Your Own Cafe | Money Math Practice

By |April 25th, 2015|

  • A collection of fast science experiments for busy parents and kids! These simple and fast science experiments are easy to set up, execute, and clean up.

Simple and Fast Science Experiments

By |April 18th, 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|

  • Two science experiments for the price of one! Density demonstration followed by instructions to make your own deluxe lava lamp. A bubbly duo kids will love!

Lava Lamp + Density Demo | Two Experiments Kids Love

By |April 11th, 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|

  • Call it magic milk, milk fireworks, color changing milke, or tie-dye milk. Whatever you name it, give this super easy process science/art activity a try!

Magic Milk | Process Art and Science for Kids

By |February 28th, 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|

  • Fun, easy, and quick science experiment for kids of all ages. Learn how salt melts ice, go fishing, and "catch" some for yourself!

Why Salt Melts Ice | Easy Science for Kids

By |November 22nd, 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|

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What a Wonderful World

By |April 16th, 2015|