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,...
Milk Plastic Robots: Science for Kids

Milk Plastic Robots: Science for Kids

  Did you know there is more than one way to make plastic? One fun way to make plastic uses just two ingredients: milk and vinegar. When vinegar is added to milk, curds are formed, which creates polymer chains in the casein proteins in milk. When this hardens, it...
Cornstarch Quicksand Science

Cornstarch Quicksand Science

There is something satisfying about sticky, gooey quicksand. This cornstarch quicksand version is even more fun with the addition of real sand to the mix. The gritty, yet slippery texture will appeal to kids who like getting messy when they learn. Making quicksand is...
Outdoor Sun Prints: Summer Science for Kids

Outdoor Sun Prints: Summer Science for Kids

If your kids balk at the idea of putting sunscreen on AGAIN, it might be time for a little sun prints science. In this experiment, children will see how UV rays break down the chemicals that make up colors and reveal the hidden shapes below. This project is best when...
Cleaning Pennies Science Experiment for Kids

Cleaning Pennies Science Experiment for Kids

Have you ever wondered why some pennies are shiny and some are dull? It’s not just dependent on how old the pennies are. Chemical reactions are responsible for the change in a penny’s appearance over time. Kids will love trying their hand at the classic...
Crystal Geodes Science Experiment

Crystal Geodes Science Experiment

Most kids love creating their own crystals. Just like real geodes, these crystals are formed inside plastic Easter eggs through ionic bonding. This particular crystal geodes science experiment uses monoammonium phosphate powder, but other ingredients can be used to...
Nature Themed Games Your Kids Will Love

Nature Themed Games Your Kids Will Love

Learning about nature is fun. Especially when you can get outside and be hands on with everything the great outdoors has to offer. But did you know there is another way to get kids involved with nature? Make learning fun with these nature themed games that bring...
Does the Color of Water Affect Its Temperature?

Does the Color of Water Affect Its Temperature?

Does the color of water affect its temperature? This simple science experiment is a fun way to learn a little more about the light spectrum. We experience light every day but we don’t often think about why we see certain colors or how these colors might affect...