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500 Science Activities for Every Month of the Year post image

Do you teach by themes? It is an effective way of teaching because it is an effective way to learning for kids. If you do, this is your dream place for science activity ideas — organized seasonal science activities for each month of the year. It is seasonal by holidays, season, whether, nature changes, such as plants, trees and animals. Altogether there are over 500 activity ideas, each theme includes activities for preschool to high school students.  Year Long Science… Read more

60 Halloween Science Experiments for Kids post image

Halloween is the perfect time for science experiments. There are so many themes you can use for awesome science experiments kids will love: spider, pumpkin, body parts (eye balls, brain), candy. Today we share some fun Halloween Science Experiments, some are cute, some are spooky, and all are fascinating. Fantastic Halloween Science Experiments for Kids There are always candies around at Halloween. There are so much you can do with candies beside eating them. Try these fun 15 Candies STEM… Read more

9 Pumpkin Science Activities for Kids post image

Fall science experiments with real pumpkins. These fun ideas combine everything I love: fall season, pumpkins, science activities. Have you tried pumpkin science experiments? There are so many science activities you can do with pumpkins. Here are just some ideas. 9 Pumpkin Science Activities for Kids Learn life cycle of the pumpkin. Where are the seeds? How are the seeds spread? Do pumpkins have flowers? How long does it take for the real pumpkins to form and mature?  Explore the… Read more

7 Free STEM Websites post image

These free STEM websites are wonderful resources for teachers, homeschool parents, and parents who like to supplement STEM activities to kids regular school work.  What is STEM? STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. However it is not just including these 4 subjects into teaching curriculum. It is the more important to teach the thinking and problem solving skills through out the process. Most STEM teaching is project based that integrate more than one subjects, because that is how… Read more

Hands On Math Toys to Help Kids Love Math post image

Math is a tough subject for many kids. When I talk to other parents, I often sense a “fear of math”. However, we use math every day, and math is in fact a fun subject if you decide to treat it differently. How to make math fun? How to help kids love math? One thing is to find fun activities that involve math, like these kitchen math activities, outdoor math activities, even travel math activities. Today we introduce Hands-On Math… Read more

LEGO Building Challenge Games to Learn Area and Perimeter post image

What to do with old LEGO bricks? Start a LEGO building challenge and learn math concepts and higher level thinking. This LEGO Challenge Game is for elementary kids who are learning basic geometry, and help them reinforce the concepts of area and perimeter. What is more, all the challenges not only reinforce math and geometry concepts, but also encourage higher level thinking skills. Students need some logic thinking and problem solving skills for these fun LEGO challenges on area and… 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. Kids will love to learn plant biology concepts, such as photosynthesis, transpiration, capillary action, with easy and fun activities. Easy Hands on Plant Science Experiments for Kids What do plants need to grow? Why not set up a science experiment to answer the question. Can a plant survive… Read more

Pepper and Soap Experiment and More Pepper Science for Kids post image

Have you tried the pepper and soap experiment with kids? It is so easy and so magic to watch. It is a must-do kitchen science experiment at home. If you need direction on how to do it, we have linked one below. But don’t just stop there, I have some more extension experiments that are not as well-known as pepper and soap, but they also use pepper, also very easy. Some are just one quick addition to the pepper and… Read more

Science Experiments for Kids about Colors and Color Mixing post image

Colors always amazes me. Have you wonder why there are so many different colors? Have you tried color mixing with kids? Basically, when light shines on an object, parts of the light are absorbed by the object and others are bounced off or reflected off the object. The colors we see are the parts of the light that are reflected. It is a very abstract concept for kids to fully understand. However with some fun and easy science experiments, kids… Read more

Flower STEAM Activities for Preschool to School Age Kids post image

Who doesn’t like flowers? While gardening with kids, enjoying the beautiful flowers in the yard, try some science math art learning with kids, and add some fun STEAM (science tech engineering art math) activities before you start digging in your yard. Over the time we have put together many fun flower activities for kids from preschool to school age. Here we try to put them all in one place. You will find flower crafts, flower science, flower math, and more… Read more

Color Mixing with Coding for Preschool Kids post image

A while ago, we did a color mixing with Arduino coding and electric circuit. That activity is designed for older kids who already have programming experience. Today we share a fun activity for kids who have no computer coding and electric circuit experience. Kids can use RGB color codes to color a picture drawn in Microsoft Word. This is a digital way to learn about colors. Kids learn basic coding concepts that computers talk in a special language “code”, we… Read more

10 STEM Activities for Preschoolers and Toddlers post image

Do you do STEM activities with preschool children? 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… Read more

Best Learn Coding Websites and Apps for Kids post image

Best coding learning websites and apps that are designed for kids! Computer coding is becoming a more and more essential skill for today’s kids. Even if they are not planning to become a computer programmer, it is important for them to know how computers work and be more comfortable when interacting with digital machines. I am glad to see many organizations recognize the need and developed fascinating tools teaching young children programming. Amazingly, many of these learning tools are free, some… Read more

7 Science Activities for Kids to Learn About the Moon post image

We have posted many science activities for kids. Today we share some fun science activity ideas for kids to learn about the moon. They can be part of your space or solar system unit study. I hope these activity ideas will help kids learn that science is in our everyday life, and encourage kids to have a curious scientific mind. Fun Moon Science Projects for kids The first thing you can do with kids to learn about moon is to… Read more

Best Science News Websites for Kids post image

Best science news websites for kids! Keeping up with the newest trend in science has many benefits for kids that go beyond knowing what is going on in science fields. Reading science news will enrich kids’ science vocabulary, encourage scientific thinking, stimulate creativity, and promote imagination and invention. I still remember reading science magazines my parents had when I was in school. As those were magazines for adults, I did not quite understand everything, but still, I liked those articles… Read more