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...
A Week of Epic Backyard Nature Science Fun | Summer Camp at Home

A Week of Epic Backyard Nature Science Fun | Summer Camp at Home

Whether you’re a year-round homeschooling family like us, follow a traditional school year calendar at home, lean a bit unschooly, or have kids who go to brick and mortar schools, summer days and nights can seem long and lazy. This summer you can join in for 12...
Bending a Pencil Science: A Lesson in Light Refraction

Bending a Pencil Science: A Lesson in Light Refraction

Light is a fascinating subject. Many scientists spend their entire career studying light and how it works. Light refraction is a complicated scientific concept, but the bending a pencil science activity makes it a little easier for kids to understand this concept....