The kids might be back in school but there is still time to squeeze in some last minute science experiments. The girls and I made our own solar ovens! The best part about this end of summer experiment is that kids can set it up before school and see the results when they get home!
Colorful experiments are my absolute favorite! Here's another colorful STEAM experiment that's easy to work on at home! Since it's close to Saint Patrick's Day, we framed ours inside clovers!
Are you looking for a fun, colorful, science experiment for Saint Patrick's Day or maybe to brighten up your home from the cold weather? Try out this Walking Water Rainbow! What you need: 5 clear glasses or plastic cups4 half size paper towels (folded accordion style)3 different food colorings (we used the primary colors)a spoon… Continue reading Walking Water Rainbow
Did you know that you don't need to buy lots of ingredients to make slime at home? Just add ✌️ ingredients! Read more in my blog post!
A few weeks ago, my daughter's STEM teacher had the kids make 'snow' at home with some easy kitchen ingredients. We experimented more and ended up making our own Oobleck!
We had a lot of fun doing this simple experiment at home. We pushed sharpened pencils through a bag full of water to see if it would leak!
Here's a fun way to explore shapes with your young child! Become a shape detective!
Do you have a leftover Jack-O-Lantern at home? Let your future chemist or biologist perform an experiment before you trash it! We recently made our spooky Jack-O-Lantern's foam from the mouth and the kids LOVED it. If you want to try this at home, here is what we did! What you need: - 1 cup… Continue reading Foaming JACK-O’-LANTERN Experiment
Looking for ways to use up all those fall apples you picked? Check out my latest post on Curiosity Corner with the Great Lakes Science Center! https://greatscience.com/curiosity-corner/sparks/apples-fall-and-science -Kristen
Play 'Ecosystem Jenga' with your kids to help them learn the fragility of our ecosystem and how each member relies on the other to survive on planet earth!