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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

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

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. Have you tried leaf science experiments with kids, with leaf color change, leaf function and structure, and so much more? These can easily built into a plant life cycle unit or tree unit. They are perfect for the fall season, but actuall all seasons. 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… 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

Choosing stargazing apps for kids is different from picking the ones for yourself. You have to think about kids’ knowledge level and ability of paying attention to science information. Here are some thoughts based on my own experience. I like stargazing, but I have limited knowledge about stars. 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… Read more