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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, ... in the hope 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… Read More

Off screen with app – draw on egg

Egg painting with vinegar? You may wonder how. I am proud to say I invented it. It is a fun science craft activity combining science and art, and it started with an art app we were using to learn drawing. You can say it is a STEAM (Science Tech Engineer Art Math) project. Here is the story and the procedure for it, so you can do it too. It is very easy, and all you need are crayon and vinegar… Read More

9 STEM Activities for Preschoolers and Toddlers post image

STEM (Science Technology Engineer Math) is in our everyday life. The more kids see them, the more they participate activities involving STEM, the more chance they will like them and be good at them. We have been sharing many STEM activities at iGameMom. Each time we try to share activities for a wide age range, from toddler and preschooler to school age. Today we focus on STEM activities for preschoolers and toddlers. One of our favorite activity is microwave Ivory… Read More

Learn Color Mixing with Computer Coding post image

Color mixing is always a fun activity for kids. Now adding computer coding and electronic engineering into the play, it will be more fun and more challenging. Today we share fun coding activities for kids to learn about colors and light. For kids who had some experience with coding and electrics, I highly recommend using Arduino and Breadboard. For kids who had no coding experience, I have recommendations for easier programs too. Arduino is a system that includes free software and Arduino board… Read More

10 Plant Science Experiments for Kids post image

We shared ideas of seed science experiments for kids a while ago. Today we will share easy plant science experiments you can do in your backyard or in your kitchen with kids. What do plants need to grow? Why not set up a science experiment to answer the question. Can a plant survive on orange juice rather than water? Choose two plants of the same kind; two containers, one filled with water, the other with orange juice. Put one plant… Read More

Free Interactive Math and Science Lessons post image

Study Jam by Scholastic is a free teaching resource for teachers, homeschool families and students. It covers math and science contents for grade 3 to 6. The best part is the multimedia interactive feature. It is a great place to visit to review what kids have learned, or when kids stuck at a concept and need more help. Currently there are more than 200 science and math topics. You can search for topics by grade level, or by key words… Read More

200 Winter Science Activities for Kids post image

Winter is cold, but it is also fun time for kids. We usually still go out to enjoy the cold outdoor. When it is too cold, we try to find some activities for indoor play. As our collection of 70 Fall Science Activities for Kids was so popular, we are putting together a list of winter science activities for kids as well. Enjoy! Winter is a wonderful time to learn about COLD. We have 11 cold science experiments for kids… 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

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. What is Christmas tree? Holiday season is a good time to learn about the trees people use as Christmas trees. Go out to look for pine trees and other evergreen trees… Read More

10 Amazing Science Experiments with Ice Kids Love post image

There are so many fun things you can do with ice. No matter it is in summer or winter, it is always fun for some science experiments with ice. If it is winter, you can find ice outside. If it is summer, hope you can still make some ice in a refrigerator, and they bring some cool sensation to your hot days. These ice science experiments are all amazing to do and to watch, and your child will beg for more… Read More

Bobo Explores Light

We have put some best app lists based on kids age and subject, if you are interested in those lists, please visit Best Educational Apps for Kids - Grouped by Age and Subject. In the past several months, iGameMom reviewed many science apps for preschool kids. We can't wait to share the Best Science Apps for Preschool Kids. Please note, we had a list on science app for preschool kids already, that list is focused on natural and animal science… Read More

6 Simple Science Activities Kids Love post image

Do you like science? Do you do science activities with kids at home? Today we share simple science activities you can do with kids, and most take little preparing time, and almost all of the activities require minimum materials.   Turn off the light at night, and explore the shadows Explore features about water and ice with simple activities Make a parachute and learn the science of float Set up an experiment making the egg fly Make a LEGO drawbot Watch… Read More

Kids Animal Science App

Today's Best Educational Apps for Kids list is Best Natural and Animal Science Apps for Elementary School Kids (age 6 to 10). There is another list of science apps for this age group but on other subjects, such as astronomy, physics, or chemistry. For this other science app list, you can visit Best Science Apps for Elementary Kids. Please add your favorite nature and animal science apps in the comment area. I will update the list periodically. I really like the series of Smithsonian book apps.  There… Read More

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. Have you tried science experiments with pumpkins? There are so many science activities you can do with pumpkins. Here are just some ideas. 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 it happens Learn the science of preserving a pumpkin Learn chemistry… Read More