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Geometry Games Improving Spatial Reasoning Skills post image

Spatial reasoning skills come into attention for their role in STEM career success in recent years. What are spatial reasoning skills? Why are they important for science and technology careers? Are spatial reasoning skills trainable? If yes, how can we improve our children’s spatial reasoning skills? Spatial Reasoning Skills Introduction Spatial reasoning is the ability to think about and manipulate objects in three dimensions. Spatial thinking allows you to understand the location and dimension of objects, the direction and speed… Read more

RGB Color Mixing with Coding Spring Template post image

Computer coding involves many different knowledge and skills. Have you ever tried color mixing with coding with kids? On computers, a very common color coding system is the RGB color model. According to wikipedia, “the RGB color model is an additive color model in which red, green and blue light are added together in various ways to reproduce a broad array of colors. The name of the model comes from the initials of the three additive primary colors, red, green… Read more

Off screen with app – draw on egg

Egg painting with vinegar? This is the most fun way of decorating hard-boiled eggs with kids. A great STEAM project for science class too. It is a fun science craft activity combining science and art, and it started with an art app we were using to learn drawing. If you are STEM teacher, this is an ideal STEAM (Science Tech Engineer Art Math) project for kids. It is very easy. All you need are crayons and vinegar, and of course… Read more

15 Physics Games That Are Safe for Kids To Play post image

There are many good physics games on mobile devices, but some games have content that is not appropriate for kids, since most of these games are not designed for kids. In the meantime, there are many games that are safe for kids to play, and kids will learn a lot through these games. It takes time to find good physics games safe for kids to play. I went through many of these games and put together a list of physics… 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 and experiments for kids. I found a lot of cool ideas. I am sharing some that can be done at home. Hope you like them just like I do. Fun Sports Science Activities for Kids We try to include science for different sports and hope one of them will fit your child’s interest. All kids… Read more

How to Make Paper Parachute post image

Origami is a fun activity for kids of all ages. Today we share the easiest yet fun paper project – paper parachute. We used this project for our egg drop project with paper only, but the parachute can be used for many other activities too. Because it only requires paper, and some glue or tape, its low preparation, and few required materials make it an easy STEM project for kids of all ages. Depends on the kids’ age, parents and… 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. Summer Science… Read more

10 Easy Snow Science Experiments for Kids post image

Do you get a lot of snow in winter? We usually get a good size of snow several times each winter. I like to encourage kids to go out even when it is cold. I also like science and STEM learning activities. So I collected many interesting snow science experiment ideas and I hope you will like them too. Since we are all busy, so I make sure all experiments are easy with minimal preparation needed. For those who don’t… Read more

apps on iPhone

If you are a planner, you probably have already started holiday gift shopping. It hits me when I posted Toca Hair Salon Christmas – I could start looking for deals on apps my son likes and put them on an iPod we don’t use anymore. It would be a good holiday gift. If you like the idea, but have no extra device to spare, you can still buy some good apps and then “hide” them. Below we introduce 3 levels… Read more

3 Coding Games to Learn Shapes and Geometry with a Cool Coding Toy post image

Can you teach shapes and geometry with computer coding games? Today I am excited to share a new coding toy that I used to just do that. Teaching kids Coding has become a popular topic nowadays. We all know today’s kids will grow up into a new world that computers and robots are essential parts of life. Even if they don’t want to be a programmer to write computer codes, it is important to understand how programs and coding work… Read more

Automatically Adjustable Desk for Everyone at Home post image

Do you have a small space at home? Do you have multiple kids of different height? Do kids fight for desk space for their homework or art projects? If you answer yes to any of these questions, read on. Recently, my husband decided it is best for him to work while standing. Not sure how long this “work while standing” last, therefore, not ready to purge the old desk designed for working while sitting down, he’s been stacking up books… Read more

Over 150 STEM Activities for Kids in Your Kitchen post image

In today’s world, many parents (myself included) are sending kids to after school classes, summer camps, … hoping that kids will learn something that are missing from school. But one thing we forget while sending kids to these extra curriculum activities is there are a lot we can do right at home. Today we put together these cool STEM (science, technology, engineer, math) activities for kids that you can do in your kitchen. Kitchen science activities have always been our… 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! Fun Sand Science Experiments with Kids 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… Read more

YouTube Science Video Teaching Circulatory System post image

YouTube videos are a huge learning resource for kids these days. Let’s add to that resource list with a new batch of human circulatory system YouTube science videos. These should help your students learn everything they need to know about the circulatory system. Are you ready? Let’s get those hearts pumping to learn everything possible about the incredible human circulatory system. Human Circulatory System YouTube Science Videos for Kids Bill Nye the Science Guy Blood and CirculationThrough actions and examples… Read more

Coding Game Improving Kids Problem Solving Skills post image

If you are going through our computer coding series, by now, you have learned the 5 crucial coding skills someone needs to be a good computer programmer. You also practiced the skills of decomposition and thinking from different perspectives. Today, we talk about debug, finding and fixing mistakes. Debugging skill is essentially problem-solving skill because you debug when the code is not working.No matter how good you are at programming, you will always run into situations that the code is… Read more