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Pirate Treasure Greater Than Less Than Activity

Some math concepts are more difficult for kids to grasp than others. That's why it's so important to provide them with fun hands-on ways to practice! This free pirate treasure greater than less than activity is perfect for kindergarten and first grade math centers, homeschool, or after school practice. It will help students become fluent in comparing numbers up to 100 and using the greater than and less than symbols.Getting Ready*This post contains affiliate links. [...]

By | May 18th, 2017|Categories: Math|0 Comments

Dry Ice Film Canister Rocket

Making a film canister rocket is a thrilling science experiment to teach children about pressure, states of matter, and chemical reactions. There is nothing better than the anticipation of waiting for a film canister rocket to take off at any moment! This time we launched our film canister rockets using dry ice, which added an extra element of excitement. Anything to get the kids excited about science, right?! Getting Ready *Safety Alert* Dry ice [...]

By | May 6th, 2017|Categories: Dry Ice Experiments, Five Minute Science, Science, STEM Saturday|0 Comments

Surface Tension | Drops of Water on a Coin + Free Printable

Defy gravity and show your students some magic by performing this drops of water on a coin science experiment. We added an extra dimension to this classic 5 minute science experiment by comparing how many drops of water fit onto each coin (penny, nickel, dime, and quarter) and tracking the data on a table to add a more mathematical and scientific element to it. Getting Ready *This post contains affiliate links. Please see our [...]

By | April 23rd, 2017|Categories: Five Minute Science, Science, STEM Saturday|9 Comments

Salt Shaker Volcano | Exciting Kitchen Science for Kids

Making a volcano out of salt dough and then using baking soda and vinegar to make it erupt is a classic kitchen science experiment practically everyone has done. But have you ever made a salt shaker volcano that erupts like a geyser? Check it out below. Make a Salt Shaker Volcano My kids were so excited when I told them my idea to make a salt shaker volcano! We headed to the kitchen to gather [...]

By | April 20th, 2017|Categories: Five Minute Science, Kitchen Science, Science|0 Comments

Egg Head Planters Using Leftover Easter Egg Dye

Now that it's spring and the sun is shining more and more each day, we decided to try a new kitchen science experiment and make some egg head planters. We used egg shells as our planters, dyed them using leftover Easter egg dye, and decorated them with silly faces. The kids loved watching the "hair" on their egg head planters grow longer each day. Making Egg Head Planters *This post contains affiliate links. Please see [...]

By | April 11th, 2017|Categories: Kitchen Science, Science, Spring|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