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Sprout a Bean Seed in a Bag

Growing a bean seed in a bag is an easy and engaging way for young children to learn some of their first lessons in plant biology! Each day they can check the progress of their seed and watch as it changes from a tiny seed to a plant with roots and a stem. This is the perfect spring science activity to do at home or in the classroom. Sprout a Bean Seed [...]

By | March 4th, 2017|Categories: Kitchen Science, Science, Spring, STEM Saturday, Summer|0 Comments

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 and [...]

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 superhero 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 rescued [...]

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