Paper Towel Roll Firefly Craft for Kids

We were inspired by Eric Carle’s The Very Lonely Firefly to make this firefly craft using  an empty paper towel roll. This simple art activity provides practice in cutting, gluing and painting, and turns out super cute! Follow our Children’s Books Activities Pinterest board!   This post contains affiliate links.   Eric Carle is one […]

Butterfly Life Cycle Paper Plate Craft

In this fun spring craft for kids, children will illustrate the butterfly life cycle right onto a paper plate. This post also contains a free printable template to help get you started! (This post contains affiliate links.) Follow our Spring Crafts and Learning Pinterest board!     *This post was originally published on March 12, 2015 and has […]

Science Projects with Cardboard Tubes

Here are over 20 science projects for kids using cardboard tubes! In this collection of STEM and STEAM activities for kids, you’ll find all kinds of creative ways to encourage scientific exploration using empty toilet paper rolls, empty paper towel rolls and other cardboard tubes. Follow our Science for Kids Pinterest board!     This […]

Rainbow Science Activities for Kids

Here is a collection of our favorite rainbow science activities for kids. These rainbow STEM and/or STEAM activities are perfect to do around spring, St. Patrick’s Day or any time of year and make a great addition to any science units on weather and light! Follow our Science for Kids Pinterest board!   Exploring the […]

STEAM Kids: Valentine’s Day Ebook

The newest edition of STEAM Kids has just arrived in time for Valentine’s Day! You’ll find 14  science, technology, engineering, art, and math activities for February in our newest ebook: STEAM Kids Valentine’s Day!   This post contains affiliate links.   The original STEAM Kids is officially a best seller on Amazon, and we’re following it […]

Easy Science Experiments for Kids: Gravity Activity with Paperclips

This easy science experiment is a fun way to demonstrate the concept of gravity to young children. You’ll just need a few supplies, including paperclips and magnets, to take part in this cool science activity! This activity correlates with NGSS: Disciplinary Core Idea PS2.B. Follow our Science for Kids Pinterest board!     Here’s a fun […]

STEAM Kids Christmas Book: STEM + Art Activities for the Holidays

Ready for some more STEAM inspiration? Introducing STEAM Kids Christmas, the holiday sequel to the #1 Best Selling Book, STEAM Kids! You’ll find 25 science, technology, engineering, art, and math activities made into a cool printable, buildable advent calendar ready for daily reveals!  This post contains affiliate links.   STEAM Kids Christmas   Inspire creativity, learning, and fun with these 25 […]

DIY Fabric Gift Wrap (Furoshiki)

Furoshiki, the Japanese art of wrapping with cloth, is the perfect method of gift wrap for holidays and birthdays. Not only is it gorgeous, but it serves as a gift in itself since it can be reused by the recipient! Here’s some different methods of creating this homemade “wrapping paper”.  Follow the Rockin’ Holiday Pinterst […]