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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 [...]

By | August 2nd, 2016|Categories: Play, Science|5 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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

Kids’ Color Mixing App

Science Kiddo's own fun and simple kids Color Mixing App makes learning about your computer's colors as easy as R-G-B! Color mixing science for kids. *This post contains affiliate links. Please see our disclosure policy. Hi, everyone, it’s the Science Dad (Ben) here, for my first post ever on the Science Kiddo. When I volunteered to start posting for the blog, I gave Crystal a list of possible post topics, ending by [...]

By | April 20th, 2016|Categories: Art, Technology|1 Comment

Blow Dart Painting

Ready. Aim. Fire! It's time for blow dart painting. Hilariously fun, creative, and active, this art activity for kids is all about the process. *This post contains affiliate links. Please see our disclosure policy. We love creating art in all types of ways using all kinds of materials. In the past we have created art using milk, painted on ice, and used our salad spinner to make spin art decorations. Today we [...]

By | March 20th, 2016|Categories: Art, Play|8 Comments