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Film Canister Rocket Fireworks Painting

Create colorful art while doing an exciting science experiment! Making film canister rocket fireworks is the perfect way to add a little bit of art into a fun STEM activity. At the end of this article you will find several more patriotic science activities that are perfect for celebrating national holidays. Getting Ready *This post contains affiliate links. Please see our disclosure policy. We have launched film canister rockets several times. Usually we [...]

By | June 3rd, 2017|Categories: Art, Five Minute Science, Science, STEM Saturday, Summer|0 Comments

Baking Soda and Vinegar Experiment for Kids

Use leftover Easter egg dye or cups of colored vinegar to create bright and colorful process art while doing a fun and easy kitchen science experiment. This baking soda and vinegar experiment engages kids' creativity and imagination and is perfect for ages 4-8. Setting Up the Baking Soda and Vinegar Experiment *This post contains affiliate links. Please see our disclosure policy. Getting this kitchen science experiment ready was super easy. I gathered six jars and [...]

By | April 3rd, 2017|Categories: Art, Kitchen Science, Science, Spring|0 Comments

Hatch Your Own Pokemon Eggs

Use a classic science experiment to make and hatch Pokemon eggs using simple kitchen supplies. The perfect STEM activity for Pokémon fans everywhere! *This post contains affiliate links. Please see our disclosure policy. My kids have been completely Pokémon-crazed since the release of Pokémon Go. Given how many people we see around town catching their own Pokémon, I know they aren't the only ones! I love to turn my kids' interests into [...]

By | August 2nd, 2016|Categories: Play, Science|9 Comments

LEGO Engineering: Build a LEGO Maze (Plus Over 100 Ways to Learn and Play With LEGO!)

Calling all LEGO lovers! Put your engineering skills to work, build a LEGO maze, and get your hands on over 100 ways to learn and play with LEGO bricks! *This post contains affiliate links. Please see our disclosure policy. Both of my older kids (ages 4 and 7) love building and playing with LEGO. Recently I discovered how incredibly powerful LEGO is in my children's learning, as well as their play. A handful [...]

By | July 7th, 2016|Categories: Engineering, Play|0 Comments

Build an Ice Cream Sundae | Money Math Practice for Kids

Teach and practice money math by playing Ice Cream Store! Children select toppings, add up how much they cost, and count out money. An engaging hands-on game to practice money math with kids! *This post contains affiliate links. Please see our disclosure policy. Knowing how to count out money, make change, and add and subtract dollar amounts is one of the most practical life skills children need to learn. We designed this [...]

By | June 16th, 2016|Categories: Math, Play, Summer|0 Comments

Rainbow Paper Heart Mother’s Day Card + Easy Kid Made Gifts

This Mother's Day surprise your mom with this free rainbow paper heart card! Perfect for a Mother's Day activity in the classroom or at home. This Mother's Day surprise the special women in your life with this free rainbow paper heart card! Children can easily make their own one-of-a-kind rainbow paper hearts and attach them to their cards in a matter of minutes. It is perfect for a Mother's Day activity in the [...]

By | April 29th, 2016|Categories: Art, Family, Mother's Day, Science|1 Comment