Science Experiments with Ice: Videos for Kids

When exploring the properties of matter, ice is a fun way to introduce solids as you can manipulate it to a liquid, gas and back to a solid. We don’t get the chance to experience much of an icy white winter here in Florida.  The closest we’ll get to ice is from our freezer!  Whether you step outside to grab some ice or just walk to your freezer door, you are in for some fun hands on ways to explore {Read More}

Hot Chocolate Math and Science Activities

As soon as the temperature starts to drop, we love to welcome the seasonal change with some hot chocolate and marshmallows.  Recently, as we were pouring our marshmallows into our cups, it turned into an impromptu counting game.  My preschooler insisted that she wanted the most, so we compared the numbers in each cup to make sure that she had the largest amount.  Whenever a favorite tasty treat can take on different forms of fun and learning, it’s a winning {Read More}

Jelly Bean Science Experiment

Simple science experiments are a meaningful way to get kids into the habit of thinking like scientists. It’s especially helpful when kids can take the lead in determining the steps and make their own observations. That’s exactly what Tinker did in this jelly bean science experiment. I’ve mentioned before in our bubble science post how much we love The Curious Kids’ Science book (affiliate). Since Tinker did the gummy bear exploration in that book, she’s been curious to see how different {Read More}

Fun Ideas for Mixing Colors

Have you noticed that your kids love mixing colors? It’s so much fun to see what colors they can create by doing a little mixing. These creative activities will introduce kids to basic color theory and allow them to have tons of fun with color mixing. Creative Ideas for Mixing Colors Mess-Free Color Mixing Color Mixing on the Window from Hands On As We Grow Primary Color Rainbow Suncatcher from Hands on As We Grow Color Mixing with Gel Baggies {Read More}

Bubble Tower Science Experiment from The Curious Kid’s Science Book

Science experiments are a favorite around here. In the classroom or at home they are an awesome way to get kids engaged in the learning process. It’s great to have a collection of ideas on hand to use anytime, and one of my incredibly smart and creative blogging friends recently wrote a new book FULL of science experiments and challenges for kids age 4-8. She gave us a copy so we could check it, and we are in awe! In {Read More}

Fun Taste Test Science Experiments for Kids

Science experiments are so engaging for kids. They get to learn and create new things in a hands-on meaningful way that is often very memorable. When you add food and the ability to taste their creations into the mix, you’ve got a recipe for some serious  fun. These fifteen science experiments teach involve creative ways to learn with food…and they are all edible! Are all lemon foods sour? Find out with this lemon taste test investigation. Includes a free printable {Read More}

Fizz Pop Bang New Math and Science eBook

Do your kids love math and science activities? I know my students and my own children have always had so much fun doing hands-on math and science activities. Today I’m thrilled to announce a brand new resource for you that is full of 40 projects for kids ages 3 to 8. It’s Fizz, Pop, Bang! Playful Math and Science Activities, and right now we’re releasing it for the special launch price of only $7.99!   The new eBook is a collaborative {Read More}

Make Germs Scatter Science Demonstration

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #Palmolive25Ways #CollectiveBias Yes, dish liquid is great for washing dishes, but there are so many other fun uses for soap. In the classroom I loved using Palmolive dish soap to demonstrate the importance of using soap while washing hands. With this simple science demonstration you can give kids a vivid visual that will help them remember to use soap each time they wash their hands {hopefully!}.  And {Read More}

Lemon Foods Taste Test Science Investigation

I mentioned during our listening walk activity that I was inspired by all the wonderful Aliki books we read for the Virtual Book Club for Kids this month. This simple science investigation was another activity we enjoyed doing after reading My Five Senses (affiliate links included). Getting Ready for the Science Investigation I wanted to choose a food to investigate that would challenge the kids’ taste buds a bit, so I decided to explore lemon foods. Instead of selecting the foods {Read More}

Five Senses Science Investigation with Chewing Gum

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #JuicyFruitFunSide #CollectiveBias Summer is not over yet! We’re still holding on to these last great days of summer as we get ready for back to school in a few short days.  But just because it’s summer, doesn’t mean we can’t sneak in some great learning fun. Trying out the new Juicy Fruit chewing gum varieties gave us a terrific opportunity to have fun, use {Read More}