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How to float egg in water? This is the science experiment we are doing today. We love easy kitchen science expriments that required no preparation. Today’s experiment just need salt, water and egg. It is very fun and easy. Kids as young as preschool age can do it on their own with adult guidance and supervision. From the activity, kids learn liquid density and buoyancy. We get the idea from an app called Ubooly. We were bored at home, and… Read more

9 Science Experiments for Kids with Salt post image

We love easy science experiments you can do at home right in your kitchen with materials you already have. We have some kitchen science activity ideas. Today we put together fun and easy science experiments using salt. We all have salt at home, and it is inexpensive. All the activities listed here are fun and easy, and all you need are salt, ice, water, oil. Enjoy. Salt Science Experiments with Water for Kids How to float eggs in water? This… Read more

150 Free Winter Math Printable Worksheets post image

Here is a collection of winter free math worksheets for preschool, kindergarten, to grade 6 students. Although cold, winter is such a fun season full of excitement. The first frost, snow, icicle, … For those in the north hemisphere, there is also Santa, reindeer, Christmas lights. How to help kids study while they are going through so much excitement? We collected themed free winter math printable worksheets for kids. They are fun for kids, and easy for teachers and parents… Read more

16 Engineering Toys for Kids post image

STEM toys are popular. How to pick the right toys for kids to encourage their interest in STEM – Science, Technology, Engineer, and Math? We shared some ideas on Coding Toys for Kids, today we focus on the E in STEM – Engineer. We picked engineering toys for different age groups, from preschool to high school. We also make sure to cover toys for different engineer fields, such as mechanical engineer, electric engineer, civil engineer. Top Engineering Toys for Kids… Read more

9 Christmas Tree Science Activities for Kids post image

It is the holiday season. There are a lot science activities you can do with kids. Since most people in the US celebrate Christmas, and most families have Christmas trees set up during the holiday season, today let’s look at some cool ideas of science activities with Christmas tress. Fun Christmas Tree Science Activities for Kids Holiday season is always filled with magic. Fun science activities are definitely goiong to add the magic feel into your celebration. Imagine kids looking… Read more

10 Easy Snow Science Experiments for Kids post image

Do you get a lot snow in winter? We usually get good size of snow several time each winter. I like to encourage kids 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 have snow, I… Read more

300+ Pages Free Thanksgiving Printables for Learning post image

Thanksgiving is always a fun time for kids. It is also a busy time for parents. How to keep kids entertained while you are busy? Today we share some free Thanksgiving themed printables that are designed to encourage learning around the Thanksgiving holiday. These printables require little time from you, and are all about learning, including exercises on numbers, shapes, sizes, simple math problems, literacy, letters, sight words, simple sentences. There are also some turkey games, fine motor practice sheets… Read more

9 Winter Math Activities for Kids post image

Our posts about winter science experiments for kids are getting very popular. If you have not yet, make sure visit those posts. We just did some Pine Cone science the other day. It was fun. Today we have winter math activities for kids. Easy Winter Math Activities for Kids During winter, kids have a lot time staying inside, which is perfect for some fun learning activities. Here are some fun winter math activities for kids from preschool to elementary school, even early middle school. 1… Read more

3 Easy Tips to Spark Kids Interested in Science post image

Kids are born scientists. They are curious, always experimenting and testing ideas. But over the years, they lost interest in science, stopped exploring and testing ideas. Why is this happening? How can we get kids interested in science throughout their lives? How to Spark Kids Interest in Science First, kids need understand that science is in everyone’s life. You don’t have to be scientists to love science. The best thing we can do to keep kids’ interest in science is… Read more

20 STEM Activities Every Child Must Try post image

Today we share 20 STEM activities every child should try. Some are classic, some are creative, all are fun and definitely must do activities. Many are quite simple to do with little preparation needed. Enjoy the fun. 20 STEM Activities Every Child Should Try Preserve leaves: leaves are all over the place in the fall, with beautiful colors too. Don’t you want to keep them all? Preserving leaves is a scientific process and this post teaches you how step-by-step, even… Read more

8 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 for kids about leaves: leaf color change, leaf function and structure, … These can easily built into a plant life cycle unit or tree unit. Science Experiments 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… Read more

Successful Egg Drop Project Design with Paper Only – Paper Funnel post image

After we did the Egg Drop Challenge using Straws and Paper, we came up an idea for an Egg Drop Project design using paper only. The design principles is very similar, but it is a fun idea to add a more stricter limit on the design to make it a hard STEM challenge. What is EGG Drop Design Challenge Egg Drop challenge is a project-based STEM challenge that can be adapted to all ages, from elementary to high school. The… Read more

7 Science Experiments to Learn the Sense of Smell post image

Today we continue our journey on exploring the five senses. We had science experiments about colors and sounds. Today we study the sense of smell. Most of us can smell. There are smells every where, good and pleasant smells, bad and nasty smells, … But why can we smell? Where are the smells from? Why there are so many different smells? How does smell affect taste? Here are some fun activities for kids to learn about the sense of smell… Read more

9 Science Experiments Explaining Magnetism for Kids post image

A couple days ago I saw a very neat science experiments with magnets, which reminded me those magnets we have at home. I did some search and find many cool science experiments about magnetism for kids. Here are some of the best magnet science experiment ideas I found. Magical Science Experiments of Magnetism for Kids This is the one I found a couple days ago, magnetic experiment with a Valentine’s twist – playful heart. For young children, this magnet sensory… Read more

Successful Egg Drop Project Design with Straw and Paper post image

Egg drop project is a fun STEM activity. The reason it is widely used in science class and science fair, it is because it is a project based learning, and there are many ways to incorporate engineering design process and physics in the project. We did an egg drop project with straws quite successfully. This time we try a different material: paper. From our last egg drop project design with straws, we learned the key of a successful design is… Read more