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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

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

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

9 Seed Science Activities for Kids post image

It is spring, time for some interesting seed science activities for kids. Have you ever grow any plants from seeds? At the beginning of plants life cycle, seeds are interesting to observe and study. Today we share fun seed science projects for kids. Science Activities for Kids About Seeds Pick up a dandelion, and talk about the seeds, and why they are like parachutes. You can even make a paper parachutes of similar structure to test out and learn more… Read More

Patriotic Dinner Party STEM Challenge for Kids using Toothpicks post image

As 4th of July approaching, many families are planning BBQ parties at home in the backyard. What can kids do at a picnic party or a dinner party? I always like the ideas of simple activities that kids can learn while having fun. It is a plus if there is no prep work needed. Building with toothpick meets all these criteria and is one of my favorite. You can easily adapt it to different themes. For 4th of July you… Read More

Science After Dark – fun science activities for summer night post image

During summer break, kids like to stay up late. If you are up to it, you may try some of these fun science activities after it is dark. In fact there are so many fun science activities you can do with kids at night. Here are some simple ideas. Have fun with science after dark. Science after Dark – Fun science activities for kids at night Stargazing: On a clear summer night, go out and spend time looking at the… Read More

Fun Activities for Kids to Learn Stars and Constellations post image

Stargazing is always fascinating, especially for kids. In the summer night, when you look up into stars in the sky, you would wonder how many stars are there, and how do they move. There are many ways to learn about stars and planets in the sky, today we share some fun activities for kids to learn stars and constellations. 7 Activities for Kids to Learn about Stars and Constellations The easiest thing to do with kids is to just go… Read More

SkyView App

Do you like stargazing? I always admire those who can point at the stars and tell which is which. To make up my limited knowledge about stars and planets in the sky, I tried stargazing apps. Two of my favorites are Skyview free app and Star Walk. They are good for kids astronomers, and for someone at very entry level like me. Comparison of Stargazing Apps for Kids Both apps can show you the stars and constellations while you hold… 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 Videos Teaching Kids Human Body Muscular System post image

Learning can continue to be fun with a little help from YouTube and this handy list. If you are teaching muscular system, you will find these science videos on YouTube helpful. There are videos for all different ages, from preschool, kindergarten to high school. Do you know there are three types of muscles? Human Muscular System YouTube Science Videos for Kids Muscular System: This cartoon from kidshealth.org starts off with a comparison between 3 different body types. They then dive… Read More

Audubon Bird

When it starts to get warm, it is time to move the learning outside. 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 wonderful apps for outdoor science exploration. Your backyard is a nature outdoor education lab, these apps will make your outdoor time not only fun, but also educational. 9 Apps Making Outdoor Science… Read More