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Leprechaun Science | Magic Milk for St. Patrick’s Day

This St. Patrick's Day engage the kids in magic leprechaun science using just three common ingredients found in your kitchen. Art and science in one! *This post contains affiliate links. Please see our disclosure policy. The tricky leprechauns are at it again! This time they have used their magic to produce leprechaun science. Using just three common ingredients found in your kitchen, you, too, can perform magic leprechaun science that will delight [...]

By | March 12th, 2016|Categories: Art, Science, St Patrick's Day, STEM Saturday|0 Comments

Ice Heart Science and Art | STEAM for Valentine’s Day

Use salt and liquid watercolors to create gorgeous Valentines science art. Learn hands on science while creating bright and colorful ice hearts. *This post contains affiliate links. Please see our disclosure policy. Creating colorful ice hearts is the perfect Valentines science art activity to do with kids of all ages. Whether you are planning a class party or just looking for an easy and fun activity to do at home, you've found [...]

By | February 6th, 2016|Categories: Art, Creative, Science, STEM Saturday, Valentine's Day|5 Comments

Fishing for LEGO Ice Minifigures

Be a superheroe and rescue the LEGO ice minifigures from drowning in freezing water using science! Learn why salt melts ice and engage in imaginative play. *This post contains affiliate links. Please see our disclosure policy. HELP! The LEGO minifigures are drowning in icy water! Can you save them using science? We did a fresh twist on this classic science experiment for kids by fishing for LEGO ice minifigures. That's right. We [...]

By | January 30th, 2016|Categories: Five Minute Science, Science, STEM Saturday|4 Comments

Flying Cupids | Static Electricity for Valentine’s Day

Making cupids fly using static electricity is the perfect easy science activity for kids this Valentine's Day. Get your balloons and your crazy hair ready! *This post contains affiliate links. Please see our disclosure policy. What kid doesn't love rubbing their hair on a balloon to get that crazy-haired mad scientist look? Static electricity is awesome. Playing and experimenting with static electricity provides children with some of their earliest hands-on physics lessons. [...]

By | January 24th, 2016|Categories: Five Minute Science, Science, STEM Saturday, Valentine's Day|6 Comments

Valentine’s Day Science | Magic Milk Hearts

This popular Valentine's Day science activity is a holiday variation of the classic magic milk experiment. It's a little bit science, a little bit art, and a whole lot of fun! *This post contains affiliate links. Please see our disclosure policy. Magic milk is one of our favorite science activities because of the endless possibilities for creation. The kids love watching the colors erupt, scatter, and mix. It is sometimes unpredictable, which [...]

By | January 23rd, 2016|Categories: Art, Five Minute Science, Science, STEM Saturday, Valentine's Day|2 Comments

Ice Science and Engineering | Unique Hands-On Play

Discover ice science! Paint with ice, fish for ice, build sculptures, and more! Ten simple ice science and engineering ideas to keep the kids learning. Winter is the perfect time to have some fun with ice science. Over the past few months I have been delighted to see so many great ways to learn with ice in our STEM Saturday Linkup. The thing I love most about these activities is that they are [...]

By | January 16th, 2016|Categories: Art, Science, STEM Saturday, Winter|6 Comments