Make Your Own Solar Eclipse Viewer!

Since the sun is very bright and emits UV and infrared waves, it is extremely dangerous to look directly at the sun, even during a total solar eclipse.  With this simple DIY Eclipse Viewer, you and your kids can safely view the changing sun without eclipse glasses!

Exploring Cicadas! A Preschool STEAM Project

Going on a cicada shell hunt is a great way for young children to learn about the life cycle of these cool insects and the process of molting.   In this activity, we used the shells themselves as a canvas for our creativity!

Oobleck Art: A Preschool STEAM Activity

This activity is a creative twist on typical oobleck play that allows kids to use the substance as both a canvas and a medium to create colorful works of art!

Cook With The Sun: Solar Ovens!

With this easy project made of household materials you can cook with energy from the sun. This is a great hands-on activity and a neat way to learn about solar energy and the Greenhouse Effect.

Fun With Foam: Chemical Reactions!

This ‘cool’ activity results from a similar chemical reaction as the ole baking soda and vinegar trick, but produces a chilly foam that kids of every age will love to stir and squish! 

Sound Waves: DIY Musical Instruments

There are so many natural ways to make sounds and learn about the vibrations that bring music to our ears.  With these 3 simple projects, your kids can make their own musical instruments using items found in your own kitchen!

Baggie Bombs

Summer is the time to get outside and do BIG MESSY SCIENCE! This activity is simple and quick but packs a big “wow” factor. Kids will have a blast while they learn about chemical reactions in OPEN and CLOSED SYSTEMS.