dissolving candy canes science experiment

Dissolving Candy Canes: Science Experiment for Kids

Are you rich with candy canes right now? Teach your kids about the scientific method and have a little fun at the same time. My son is 21 months, so he’s not old enough for this cool candy cane science experiment, but I’m filing it away until he’s bigger and bringing candy canes home from school. I love that Dayna at Lemon Lime Adventures took a sugary treat and turned it into a fun, teachable experience instead.

Make 3D Glasses

Make 3D Glasses with Your Kids!

Turn an old pair of frames into 3D glasses that actually work! Julie Finn at Crafting a Green World shares how she and her girls made 3D glasses using run of the mill craft supplies. You might even have what you need in your crafty stash already!

Popsicle Stick Chain Reaction

Amaze Your Kids with this Popsicle Stick Chain Reaction!

Entertaining kids on a rainy day can be a challenge, and this chalkboard stick experiment is a great way to engross older kids for a big chunk of time. This project from Steve Spangler Science takes patience to set up, but the payoff is so amazing that your kids are going to want to do it again and again. You can really make a day of it if you have them color the popsicle sticks. A rainbow of popsicle sticks looks even more amazing!

oral hygiene lesson with eggs

Kid Science: Oral Hygiene Experiment

Aside from anything involving dissections, I’ve always been a fan of science experiments. As a parent I’ve really enjoyed sharing   Read More »

straw rocket kids craft

Make Straw Rockets

I’d definitely encourage you to add this fun rocket project from Child Central Station to your summer bucket list! Have   Read More »

printable weather station

Free Printable: Weather Station

Here in the Pacific Northwest we like to say “If you don’t like the weather, just wait 15 minutes.” And   Read More »

Glowing Waterbeads

Make Glow in the Dark Water Beads

I have an ongoing, unspoken mission to impress my kid with things she’s never seen or heard of. There’s nothing   Read More »

moon sand recipe

Make Moon Sand

 MOON SAND! THE SAND YOU CAN MOLD! Sure, it’s a super awesome thing to play with, but shelling out over   Read More »

bubble snow globe

Preschool Science: Bubble Snow Globes

 Until two weeks ago I had no idea that things like bubbles could count as “science.” All of a sudden   Read More »

Snowman-in-a-Bottle

Preschool Science: Snowman in a Bottle

 Are you living in a winter wonderland? Put that snow to good use in this fun project from Teach Preschool.   Read More »