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Skittles Rainbow | STEM for St Patrick’s Day

Making a Skittles rainbow is a bright and colorful project that will thrill the kids and engage their creativity. Perfect for St. Patrick's Day, springtime, or anytime you need a quick and easy kitchen science experiment. Scroll to the end of this post to see several more STEM activities for St. Patrick's Day! Make a Skittles Rainbow Science doesn't get any easier than this! We gathered three simple kitchen supplies and we were [...]

By | February 4th, 2017|Categories: Five Minute Science, Kitchen Science, Science, St Patrick's Day, STEM Saturday|0 Comments

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

Science and Art for Valentine’s Day

Creating colorful ice hearts is the perfect creative Valentines science activity to do with kids of all ages. This vibrant Valentine's Day science project works great whether you are planning a class party or just looking for an easy and fun activity to do at home! In addition to being a creative art project, painting ice hearts is also a fabulous way to learn the science of what happens when salt mixes with ice. We [...]

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

Playing and experimenting with static electricity provides children with some of their earliest hands-on physics lessons.  This is an easy Valentine's Day science activity where the kids make Cupid fly using static electricity. Get your balloons and your crazy hair ready! Flying Cupids *This post contains affiliate links. Please see our disclosure policy. Making flying cupids is easy. We gathered these supplies: Tissue paper Markers Printable Cupid Template (available below for free) Scissors An inflated [...]

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

Valentine’s Day Science | Magic Milk Hearts

Magic milk is one of our favorite science activities because of the endless possibilities for creation. Add some heart shapes and you have a Valentine's Day science activity that is irresistible! The kids love watching the colors erupt, scatter, and mix. It is sometimes unpredictable, which makes it exciting and new each time. Valentine's Day Magic Milk *This post contains affiliate links. Please see our disclosure policy. We started by gathering the following supplies: [...]

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