Perfect Fluffy Slime (Polymer Science)

This fun science experiment is simple to set up, and seems just like magic! Kids will love how glue and shaving cream can be transformed into slime using the magic of polymer science. Read on to learn how to make your own version of perfect fluffy slime! How to Set Up...
Blow Up a Balloon with a Chemical Reaction

Blow Up a Balloon with a Chemical Reaction

Did you know that you can use chemical reactions to blow up balloons? What about your kids? Do they know? Show kids up close and personal how chemical reactions can give off gasses in this blowing up a balloon science experiment using carbon dioxide to inflate the...
Squishy Circuits Volcano

Squishy Circuits Volcano

Have you tried Squishy Circuits? You can use them with regular clay and play dough to make circuits that really work! We use Squishy Circuits to make things that light up, spin, and make sounds! It’s a fun and safe way to introduce electrical engineering to...
Glitter Vortex Science

Glitter Vortex Science

If your kids love science, glitter, and space, they will love this fun glitter vortex science experiment! In this experiment, kids will learn how vortexes work and how they can make their own inside a glass beaker. Using just a few supplies, kids will make their own...
Sensory Blindfold Science Activity

Sensory Blindfold Science Activity

You don’t have to be an older kid to enjoy science. Preschoolers can get involved with science activities, too! In this simple sensory blindfold science experiment, preschoolers learn all about the sense of touch and learn how they can identify textures just on...
Ice Cream in a Bag: Exothermic Reactions

Ice Cream in a Bag: Exothermic Reactions

  An exothermic reaction is a chemical reaction that releases light or heat. In this case, heat is released from molecules moving around, but it has the surprising effect of freezing cream into ice cream! Kids will love this tasty demonstration of science and will ask...
Skittles Rainbow Science Experiment

Skittles Rainbow Science Experiment

When it comes to candy, my kids are huge fans. They went to a 4th of July parade and came back with more candy than they even get at Halloween, which means I had to come up with a way to use it up fast or they would eat it all in about three days. We’ve wanted...
Blindfold Candy Taste Test Experiment

Blindfold Candy Taste Test Experiment

When it comes to candy, you usually don’t have to ask kids to come and eat it twice, but did you ever stop to think about why we think certain candies taste like natural foods, despite having completely artificial flavoring? In this fun and tasty science...
Fall Slime Science Activity

Fall Slime Science Activity

Fall is the season for pumpkins, leaves, and acorns. This fall, bring some fall into your science classroom when you make this stretchy and glittery fall slime recipe! Kids will love playing with this slime so much, they won’t realize they are learning all about...
Cool and Creepy Spider Bots | Halloween STEM

Cool and Creepy Spider Bots | Halloween STEM

True story — even though I wrote a book about backyard creepy-crawlies, spiders still freak me out a little bit. They are unpredictable and move way too quickly for me. They’re perfect for Halloween, though. Our creepy spider bots are sponsored by At Home...