Gift Ideas for Young Geology Lovers and Rockhounds

Gift Ideas for Young Geology Lovers and Rockhounds

First, we dove into one incredible Homeschool Geology Study Unit… Then we discovered some Geology Books that we could simply not live without… Now, I’m excited to bring you one more way to get kids fired up about geology — these are the best...
The Best Homeschool Geology Study Ever

The Best Homeschool Geology Study Ever

I have a confession to make. Shhhh… don’t tell my kids, but I really don’t like geology. Really. I know it’s kind of hard to believe as I share science activities all the time, but I much prefer any kind of life science. In fact, geology was...
Code Your World | 4-H National Youth Science Day

Code Your World | 4-H National Youth Science Day

My daughter was asking me the other day about 4-H — a few friends of hers participate in various activities and she was interested in learning more. Truthfully, I didn’t know much about 4-H when she asked me about it, and like so many people out there, assumed that...
What Makes the Best Umbrella STEM Challenge

What Makes the Best Umbrella STEM Challenge

STEM activities are a lot of fun and educational, but the best kind of STEM activities are open-ended, allowing children to think for themselves. In this umbrella STEM challenge, kids are challenged to make an umbrella from household supplies. They must follow all...
Make a Paperclip Float Science Experiment

Make a Paperclip Float Science Experiment

Surface tension is an interesting scientific concept that is difficult for most kids to understand. But with this paperclip experiment, it becomes much easier for kids to understand as they can see it work right before their eyes! The floating paperclip science...
Marshmallow Shape Towers STEM Challenge

Marshmallow Shape Towers STEM Challenge

STEM activities are a lot of fun and educational, but the best kind of STEM activities are open-ended, allowing children to think for themselves. In this marshmallow shape towers STEM challenge, kids are challenged to make a marshmallow tower, but not only make a...
Make a Paper Plate Maze STEM Challenge

Make a Paper Plate Maze STEM Challenge

STEM activities are a lot of fun and educational, but the best kind of STEM activities are open-ended, allowing children to think for themselves. In this paper plate maze STEM challenge, kids are challenged to make a marble maze using household materials. They must...
Guess that Scent Science Experiment

Guess that Scent Science Experiment

Preschoolers and kindergarten kids love learning about their physical senses. One sense that they never get tired of using is their sense of smell. This fun scent science experiment allows kids to use their nose to find out just how well they can identify common...
5 Things to Do on Your Next Nature Walk

5 Things to Do on Your Next Nature Walk

“Hey! I found a dead butterfly!” the sweet little one from my primary co-op class shouted excitedly and everyone ran over to see what he found. “And I found BONES!” another cried from the opposite direction in the meadow we were exploring...