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STEM / STEAM for Kids: Explore light patterns with a mylar light box.

Reflection Science with Light Patterns in a Box

This box of light patterns is absolutely the coolest science activity for kids we've made yet! We … [Read More...]

STEM for Kids: Build sun shelter for uv-sensitive animal craft

Build a Shelter from the Sun and Test it with UV-Sensitive Beads

In this fun STEM activity for kids, children will design and build a structure to protect an animal … [Read More...]

personalized tin can pencil holder craft for kids- perfect homemade gift for mother's day or father's day

Personalized Tin Can Pencil Holder Craft for Mother’s Day or Father’s Day

Here's a simple tutorial for making a tin can vase or pencil holder craft. It makes a wonderful, … [Read More...]

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How to Make Egg Carton Flowers

Save those empty egg cartons and use them to make colorful egg carton flowers. This is such a simple … [Read More...]

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Glowing Campfire Craft for Kids

Kids love making and playing with this glowing campfire craft! It's super easy to make and perfect … [Read More...]

unique and colorful flower crafts for kids

9 Super Cool Flower Crafts for Kids

These cool flower crafts for kids are super unique and really stand out! They're perfect for spring … [Read More...]

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Jungle Slime Recipe

Here's a simple slime recipe you can use for just about any theme. We used it to make jungle slime! … [Read More...]

explore the science of sound with homemade instruments

Exploring the Science of Sound with Homemade Instruments

Make some homemade instruments and use them to explore the science of sound! These DIY music … [Read More...]

Cool Science Experiments: Exploring the Density of Liquids

Cool Science Experiments: Exploring the Density of Liquids

This modified version of a lava lamp is definitely one of our favorite cool science experiments! … [Read More...]

Cool Science for Kids: How to Make a Cartesian Diver (and a Squidy Diver)- Fun STEM activity for elementary kids! ~ BuggyandBuddy.com

Cool Science for Kids: How to Make a Cartesian Diver

Classic cartesian divers always make one of the coolest science activities for kids! In this … [Read More...]

Tissue Paper Flower Craft for Kids (w/ a paper towel roll stem)~ BuggyandBuddy.com

Tissue Paper Flower Crafts for Kids: Cardboard Tube Flower

Here's a bold and cheerful flower craft for kids using tissue paper and a cardboard tube. … [Read More...]

the monarch butterfly life cycle with kids

Exploring the Monarch Butterfly Life Cycle with Kids

Explore the monarch butterfly life cycle right at home! In this post I share how we grew our own … [Read More...]

20+ Process Art Activities for Preschoolers using tempera and watercolor paints!

20+ Process Art Activities for Preschoolers Using Paint

Foster your preschooler's creativity and love of art with these fun process art activities using … [Read More...]

Ocean Animal Art Project for Kids: Make Sea Turtles Using Clay ~ BuggyandBuddy.com

Clay Sea Turtle Art Activity for Kids

Using clay to create our sea turtle sculptures was such a fun way to combine art and science! After … [Read More...]

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Crafts for Kids: Homemade Bird Feeders Using Frames

Here's how to make homemade bird feeders with kids using a wooden frame. It's a simple process and … [Read More...]

Hanging Tree Blossoms Craft for Kids

Hanging Tree Blossoms Craft for Kids

Here's a tree blossoms craft for kids that can be displayed on a wall or hung in a window or from a … [Read More...]

Homemade Easter Baskets: DIY Easter Basket Crafts for Kids

12 Adorable Homemade Easter Basket Crafts for Kids

Homemade Easter baskets are one of the most classic Easter crafts for kids and so much fun to make! … [Read More...]

Hatching Spring Chicks Craft for Kids: Perfect art project for spring!

Hatching Spring Chicks Craft for Kids

This hatching spring chicks craft is just the cutest and is so fun to make! You'll just need a few … [Read More...]

75+ Hands-On Ways for Kids to Explore the Alphabet: Practice letter recognition, letter sounds, letter writing, and explore the ABC's through sensory play!

75+ Hands-On Ways to Explore Letters of the Alphabet

Using hands-on activities to explore letters of the alphabet is one of the best ways to help … [Read More...]

Shark Crafts for Kids: Shark Suncatcher~ BuggyandBuddy.com

Shark Crafts for Preschoolers: Shark Suncatcher

Here's a shark craft for kids perfect for an ocean theme or for shark week. This shark activity is … [Read More...]

Egg Carton Flower Crafts for Kids- Perfect for spring or Mother's Day!

Egg Carton Flower Crafts for Kids

Turn your empty egg cartons into some gorgeous flowers! These egg carton flower crafts for kids are … [Read More...]

Pet Rocks (and Pet Rock Houses)- Craft for Kids Inspired by the book Everybody Needs a Rock

Making Pet Rocks and Pet Rock Houses

This pet rock craft for kids is inspired by the children's book, Everybody Needs a Rock by Byrd … [Read More...]

Egg Drop Project 2016: Fun STEM activity for kids- Design an egg contraption to protect a raw egg! (with 2 free printables!)

STEM for Kids: Egg Drop Project

Have you tried the egg drop project yet? This was our 4th year in a row taking part this super fun … [Read More...]

12 Cool Paper Flower Crafts for Kids

12 Cool Paper Flower Craft for Kids

This spring make some colorful paper flower crafts with the kids! They're perfect for brightening … [Read More...]

ABC's for Kids: Making letters of the alphabet with pretzels.

Making Letters of the Alphabet Using Pretzels

Practice forming letters of the alphabet using pretzels of different shapes! You can use the … [Read More...]

Butterfly Life Cycle Paper Plate Craft for Kids (w/ FREE template)~ BuggyandBuddy.com

Butterfly Life Cycle Craft (with FREE Printable Template)

In this fun spring craft for kids, children will illustrate the butterfly life cycle right onto a … [Read More...]

Bluebells for Spring: Egg Carton Flower Craft for Kids- Perfect for spring, Easter, and Mother's Day! ~ BuggyandBuddy.com

Bluebells Egg Carton Flower Craft for Kids

Save those empty egg cartons and use them to make some bluebells! This egg carton flower craft turns … [Read More...]

DIY Wings for Kids: Tutorials for making butterfly wings, fairy wings, bat wings, angel wings and more!

12 DIY Wings to Make for Kid Costumes

Here's a collection of DIY wing tutorials for kids' costumes. You'll find directions for making … [Read More...]

Math for Kids: 15 Fun Activities Using a Hundred Chart (100s Chart)- number patterns, counting, and more!

15 Fun Hundred Chart Activities for Kids

A hundred chart (or 100s chart) is an important tool for all kinds of math learning- from counting … [Read More...]

Astronomy for Kids: Make constellations using DIY magnetic LED lights- a fun science activity for kids to explore stars and the night sky! ~ BuggyandBuddy.com

Astronomy for Kids: Make Constellations Using DIY Magnetic LED Lights

In this astronomy for kids activity, children will use DIY magnetic LED lights to create different … [Read More...]

Science for Kids: Explore magnetism and circuits with LED throwies

LED Thowies: Science for Kids Using Single Magnetic LED Lights

Make your very own LED throwies in this fun science activity for kids. It's an easy way to explore … [Read More...]

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Flower Exploration Center: Sensory, Science, and Art for Spring!

Looking for some simple and meaningful spring activities for kids? This flower exploration center … [Read More...]

Light Science for Kids: Science activities and experiments about light refraction and light reflection!

Light Science for Kids: Ways to Explore Refraction and Reflection

Here's a fun collection of light science for kids! You'll find light science experiments about both … [Read More...]