Book Review, Math and Numbers, Reading STEMs Learning, Tips and Tricks

Reading STEMs Learning Series: Bedtime Math Series

We recently picked up the 'Bedtime Math' book series from our local library. We checked out three of the books in a series of four books: Bedtime Math: A Fun Excuse to Stay Up Late, Bedtime Math: This Time It's Personal, and Bedtime Math: The Truth Comes Out. Click to read more!

Experiments, Holiday, Inexpensive and Versatile, STEM Resources, Tips and Tricks

Recycle Crayons into New Shapes!

Do you have lots of crayons that need to be recycled? You can recycle them yourself in a fun new useable shape! Crayons are made out of paraffin wax. When heated, the wax reaches its melting point and melts into the new shape of the mold you choose. Once they harden... ta da! A new crayon shape!

Chemist, Experiments, STEM Careers, STEM Resources, Tips and Tricks

The Skittles Rainbow Experiment – Learning the Art of Chemistry!

If your kids love skittles as much as mine do, this experiment is a must do! Your little chemist will study and learn about diffusion! While they are at it, they can also experiment and make some fun art!

Engineer, Experiments, Inexpensive and Versatile, Process Engineer, STEM Careers, STEM Resources, STEM toys, Tips and Tricks

Becoming a Process Engineer by Sorting Materials at Home!

Challenge your little process engineer to separate materials from a heterogeneous mixture without using their hands! They make a fun craft at the end!

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.)