Animals, Experiments, Movies, STEM Resources, Tips and Tricks

‘Virtual’ Learning with Scholastics

If you are like me, you are currently sitting at home (due to the virus outbreak) with your family - perhaps trying to work from home and simultaneously help your children learn.    While this is a great problem to have - I'm feeling a bit overwhelmed by all the learning resources that are currently… Continue reading ‘Virtual’ Learning with Scholastics

Experiments, Holiday, Tips and Tricks

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Science

What a better way to enjoy Valentines Day than with chocolate covered strawberries??? And even better, use it as a science project to teach kids about phase transformations and melting points. (This was also a great project for gross and fine motor skill development as well as learning to follow instructions.)

Math and Numbers, STEM Resources, STEM toys, Tips and Tricks

OSMO Early Math & Skip Counting

DISCLAIMER:  I am an Amazon Associate.  As an Amazon Associate, I may earn from qualifying purchases made using the links in this post at no additional cost to you. For those of you that read my 2019 STEM gifts post will recall that one of the items I suggested as a great gift for 5-12… Continue reading OSMO Early Math & Skip Counting

Art Crafting, Inexpensive and Versatile, Math and Numbers, STEM Resources, Tips and Tricks

Finger Counting Math Sheets

My preschooler LOVES math.  She is learning and understanding simple addition and subtraction.  I found this simple math project years ago and I loved it because it also incorporates a little bit of art and crafting, which my child also LOVES.  I do not know the official name for this project because I no longer… Continue reading Finger Counting Math Sheets

Experiments, Holiday, Tips and Tricks

Experimenting with Peeps

DISCLAIMER: I am an Amazon Associate and may earn from qualifying purchases made from the links in this post at no additional cost to you.  This past week, we experimented with some peeps in the kitchen! Many of the experiment ideas, I was able to find by just searching the internet, but we also improvised.… Continue reading Experimenting with Peeps