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500 Science Activities for Every Month of the Year post image

It is hard to believe we have collected so many science activity ideas for kids over the years, I feel it is necessary to organize them in a way so it is easy to find an activity when I want to do something with kids. Here we are going to put these activities in the order of the months and seasons of the year, so no matter what time it is during the year, you can find something quickly. It… Read More

9 Pumpkin Science Activities for Kids post image

Fall is approaching us faster than we know. Some of our neighbors have put up pumpkin decorations in the yard already. I think it is time to start thinking about some pumpkin themed activities for kids too. Have you ever tried science studies with pumpkins? There are actually so many science activities you can do with pumpkins. Learn life cycle of the pumpkin Explore the inside of the pumpkins and learn each part of the pumpkins Observe a rotting pumpkin and learn why… Read More

7 Fun Science Activities for Kids About Leaves post image

We had so much fun doing natural science activities with kids. So today I am going to continue to collect more natural science activity ideas. Today I'm putting together a list of science activities for kids about leaves. Observe Leaves: If you walk in the park, you will see many different leaves. Take a magnifying class, collect some leaves, and observe these leaves with kids. Observing and investigating is the fundamental science research skill and it is never too early… Read More

Cool Pine Cone Science Experiments for Kids post image

We have pine cones every where. It is easy to find, and it is fun to play with too. Today we share some fun science experiment ideas for kids with pine cones. Have you tried using pine cone to forecast the weather? Do you know why pine cones can forecast weather? Besides weather forecast, there are more interesting activities you can do with kids with pine cones and learn sciences. There are many amazing science about pine cones. These experiments… Read More

Mom’s Library

Science is fun. Today we have a lot cool hands on science activity ideas to share. Some science concepts are abstract and hard to understand, especially for kids. But with these fun hands-on activities, kids will have intuitive understanding of the difficult concepts. They make science fun and easier to learn. Have you played with Oobleck? Oobleck is something acting like a liquid when being poured, but like a solid when a force is acting on it. Oobleck gets its… Read More

10 Science Experiments for Kids to Learn about Sun post image

We shared some interesting ideas of science activities for kids to learn about the moon. Today we share some cool science activities for kids to learn about the sun. Kids will learn about solar power, sun light and invisible light, and how earth is related to sun. Simple activity to learn about day and night, and how earth rotate around the sun. This light box looks so interesting. Kids will think it is magic. In the mean time, you can… Read More

7 Sand Science Experiments for Kids post image

We have been posting many natural science experiments for kids. Today we share some sand science experiment ideas to do with kids. You can do these activity at beach, or sand box at home, or a park. Kids all like to play with sand, and let's play! Kids all like to build sand castles. Do you know why sand can stack on top of each other? It is because the sand grains all have flat surfaces. However, every one built… Read More

9 Sports Science Activities for Kids post image

Many kids like sports, like soccer, basketball, swimming, track, biking, ... With the Olympics in two months, I did a search on sports science activities for kids. I found a lot cool ideas. I am sharing some that can be done at home. Hope you like them just like I do. We try to include science for different sports, and hope one of them will fit your child's interest. All kids probably have done long jump at school. What can… Read More

10 Fun Science Movies and TV Shows for Kids post image

Are you children interested in science? They are. Because kids are naturally curious, they are born to explore everything around them, and they want to know why. Science is in our every day life, and there are always things to show kids the magic of science. The challenge is parents are usually too busy or too occupied by other stuff to come up ideas to encourage kids' exploratory nature and curiosity. I found some times good movies and TV shows… Read More

Easy Summer Science Activities for Kids post image

Summer is a fun time for kids. There is no school and they can spend time on what they want to do. This is a great time to do summer science activities with them. When it is warmer, you can take many science activities outdoor. It is the perfect time to do nature science activities. We collected a few science activities for you to do with kids, many are outdoor, some are indoor, for those bad weather days. Do you… Read More

Audubon Bird

When it starts to get warm, it is time to move the learning outdoors. There are so many misconceptions that apps are just for indoor learning. In fact, many apps are designed to invite kids going out, explore and learn everything about the wonderful nature. Today we share some apps we used for outdoor science exploration. SkyView: kids will be fascinated with this free app. If you point your device to the sky, you will see the stars that you… Read More

Rounds Franklin Frog

Rounds: Franklin Frog is a great interactive nonfiction app for toddlers and preschoolers. It explores the life cycle of a frog — including feeding, hibernation, mating, birth, growing from tadpoles, and maturation — in a way that young children can understand and are intrigued to explore more. When kids start the app, they will see the frog Franklin sitting on a lily pad greeting them. On each page of the app, there are some interactive elements waiting for the kids… Read More

11 Cool Backyard Science Experiments for Kids post image

We love doing science experiments. When it is warm, it is a good idea to move science outdoor into the backyard. Today we share ideas of cool backyard science experiments for kids. Some use materials you can find in your backyard, some you want to do outside to avoid the mess inside your house. All are easy and fun for kids. Enjoy. Create Mentos Geysers, both you and your kids will be amazed. Make prediction on Sink or Float Rain… Read More

Earth Day Apps for Kids

Are you doing anything special for Earth Day? To celebrate Earth Day, I put together a list of apps that are great to share with your kids on Earth Day. Hope they will be part of your Earth Day learning. Several apps are actually FREE, check them out! Lorax: The story recounts how the Lorax tries to save the Truffula Forest and its inhabitants from disaster at the hands of an insatiable factory owner. The Lorax’s pleas are ignored and tragedy follows. A Dr. Seuss classic… Read More

6 YouTube Videos About Life Cycle of a Flower post image

To supplement our flower science activities for kids, today we share YouTube videos about life cycle of a flower. Since it usually takes longer to observe the plant life cycle, for preschool children, you can start with the life cycle of a flower, which includes: buds open, flowers bloom, pollination, seeds are made, flowers die, seeds fall, and finally new plants form and new flower buds form. Before you start planting your own flowers, you can watch these YouTube videos… Read More