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!Β 

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. Β With these 3 simple projects, your kids can make their own musical instruments using items found in your own kitchen!

Evaporation STEAM Activity: Sidewalk Painting

In this STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, & Math) activity, kids will use art to learn about the sun’s role in evaporating water. It is great for little scientists of all ages!

5 Ways to Turn Your Toddler into an Environmentalist

Earth Day is April 22nd, and it’s a great time to start teaching kids how to take care of the environment! While preschoolers may be too young to fully understand the importance of maintaining a healthy planet, there are a few habits you can instill in them now to shape their views on nature and conservation as they get older.

Answering the “WHY’s”: April Showers

At 4:30AM my 3-yr-old comes padding into my bedroom, scared by the thunder and lightening. As he snuggles into bed next to me, he asks, “Mommy, why is it raining?” I’m sure something similar has happened to many of you! Here are a couple of fun and easy activities to help them understand.

EGGSperiment: The Bouncing Egg

BOUNCE A RAW EGG. THEN TURN IT BLUE AND BOUNCE IT SOME MORE!

This activity has been done in every science classroom in the country, but that is because it is SO COOL. And you can do it right in your own kitchen just in time for Easter with materials you already have in your fridge and pantry. Everyone in the family will love experimenting with ‘the bouncing egg’ and you will never look at Easter egg decorating the same again!