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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

70 Autumn Science Activities for Kids to Do This Fall post image

I love the fall season. Don’t you? After the hot summer, kids can go out play without the steamy humidity. With the new school year beginning again, everything starts going into a routine. Plus the rich color of changing leaves, ripen fruits, and the autumn breeze, … There are a lot of fun things you can do with kids in the fall. Over time, we have collected many science activity ideas for kids, and a lot are great for this… Read more

7 Wind Science Experiments for Kids to Learn Wind Power post image

Today we continue our exploration of natural science experiments with kids. Do you have a lot of wind in your area? What makes the wind blow? How does wind power energy work? How can we use wind energy? Have you made any wind turbines or pinwheels? When it is not too cold, an interesting thing to do is to explore and learn about the wind with fun wind science experiments with kids. Fun Wind Science Activities for Kids to Explore… Read more

9 Fun Math YouTube Channels for School Age Kids post image

We have introduced two sets of fun science YouTube Channels for kids, one is for hands-on science experiments you can do at home, one is cool science ideas and experiments that will intrigue more curiosities. Today we share some cool math YouTube channels for kids. Today’s list is for school age kids. If you have a preschoolers, you may want to check out the list of Math YouTube Channels for Preschool Children. 9 Math YouTube Channels for school age Kids… Read more

15 YouTube Channels of Fun Science Videos for Kids post image

YouTube has become a good source of educational materials. If you like watching science videos, you will love these YouTube channels of amazing science videos for kids. We shared 6 YouTube Channels for Hands-on Science Experiments You Can Do at Home. Today we share YouTube channels of fun science facts, explanations, and news. 15 YouTube Science Video Channels Explaining Science for Kids Bill Nye: although the channel has not been updated for a couple years, the content already there is enough… Read more

160+ Fourth of July Printable Math Worksheets post image

Many parents are concerned about summer slide. With the long summer, if kids don’t touch academic subjects the whole summer, they may forget many they learned during the school year. Since 4th of July is a big holiday during summer, I am putting together some fun July 4th themed math printable worksheets for kids from preschool, to kindergarten to grade 5. All are free, and all you need is to print them out. Free Fourth of July Math Worksheets for… Read more

Coding Game for Critical Thinking Skills post image

Thinking from a different perspective is a critical thinking skill that is essential for kids to learn computer coding. In fact, it is essential to many jobs. There are many ways to help kids develop the skill. Today we share a coding game we developed that can get you started on training kids the critical skill of thinking from a different perspective. Today’s game is an extension of the Hot Dog Coding Game. The story behind the game is the… Read more

8 Simple Science Experiments with Bugs post image

We shared many plant science activities, such as ideas of seed science experiments for kids and flower science experiments for kids. Today we will share some simple science experiments with bugs and insects that kids will love. Easy Science Activities for Kids to Learn Insects The easiest to do is a bug search walking in the park or just in your backyard. You can set up a goal to find certain types of bugs, like cricket. Once you find any… Read more