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...
Orange Wrecking Ball Engineering Challenge

Orange Wrecking Ball Engineering Challenge

If your kids love engineering, they will love this fun engineering challenge that combines engineering in two ways, structural engineering and demolition engineering. In orange wrecking ball engineering challenge, I challenged my kids to come up with a system where an...
Wiggling Snakes Science Experiment

Wiggling Snakes Science Experiment

Little kids love exploring and discovering. That is why hands on science is so much fun for preschool and elementary-aged kids. At this stage, discovering how things react is a big part of science. In this wiggling snakes science experiment, kids learn about how...
Blow Up a Balloon in a Bottle Science Experiment

Blow Up a Balloon in a Bottle Science Experiment

This fun science experiment is simple to set up, and seems just like magic! In fact, you can easily turn the blow up a balloon in a bottle science experiment into a magic trick if you don’t show your kids how the experiment is done. Kids will love repeating this...
Oil and Water Wave Bottle Science

Oil and Water Wave Bottle Science

Kids are fascinated by movement and color. Combine these two loves in this simple science experiment, perfect for preschoolers! In this experiment, kids will learn about how water and oil molecules have different properties and what happens when you try to mix them in...
Parachute Engineering Challenge

Parachute Engineering Challenge

Teaching physics can involve a lot of math, but there are fun ways to teach it as well. The parachute engineering challenge combines the study of physics with engineering in a fun STEM project that kids of all ages will enjoy. The older the children, the more you can...
Leak Proof Bag: Quick Science Experiment for Kids

Leak Proof Bag: Quick Science Experiment for Kids

  When my kids are bored, we usually try a new science activity. In this case, we had a few minutes to kill and decided to try one of our favorite experiments, the leak proof bag science experiment. This science experiment demonstrates how polymer chains work,...