Candy Canes and the Scientific Method!

These 2 easy candy cane science activities allow for sensory exploration and discovery while practicing early scientific method skills! Perfect holiday fun at home or as stations in the early learning classroom.

PUMPKINS: 5 Easy Science Activities!

Autumn isn’t complete without a trip to the Pumpkin Patch! Here are 5 fun Pumpkin Science activities that work well at home or in school.

Make a Simple Optical Illusion

Here’s a fun visual science experiment that will help your child explore the sense of sight and sharpen his logical thinking and observations skills. With this simple activity from education.com, preschoolers can practice scissor skills and create a homemade optical illusion that will surely delight curious minds!

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!

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.

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!