STEAM Kids: 50+ Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math Activities

Ready for some STEAM inspiration? Our newest book, STEAM Kids, is here! You’ll find all kinds of science, technology, engineering, art, and math activities to instill a love of learning and creativity in your child or students! This post contains affiliate links.     STEAM Kids is full of over 50 science, technology, engineering, art, […]

Exploring the Science of Sound with Homemade Instruments

Make some homemade instruments and use them to explore the science of sound! These DIY music instruments make great STEM activities for kids. Follow our Science for Kids Pinterest board!     Making homemade instruments is always a hit with the kids, but what I especially love about these particular DIY musical instruments is they make […]

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 activity you’ll create your own cartesian diver using a pipette and learn how to make a transform your diver into squidy diver. Follow our Science for Kids Pinterest board!     I remember being so mesmerized by the cartesian diver science […]

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 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 since […]

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 constellations on cookie sheets! This star science activity for kids is perfect to do at home or in the classroom. Follow our Science for Kids Pinterest board!     Kids love looking up at the night sky. The stars, moon, […]

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 magnetism and circuits! Follow our Science for Kids Pinterest board!   Have you heard of LED throwies? They’re little magnetic LED lights created by Graffiti Research Lab. They are called throwies because you can toss them onto […]

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 light refraction and light reflection in this science roundup. Follow our Science for Kids Pinterest board!     Because we have been having so much fun with our most recent light science activities, I decided to round up some more […]

STEM Challenge for Kids: Build a Hexbug Maze Using Straws

In this STEM challenge, kids will create a Hexbug maze using straws, tape, and posterboard! It’s a super easy STEM activity to set up and gives children the opportunity to plan, build, and problem solve. Follow our STEM and STEAM Activities for Kids Pinterest board!   In my most recent science class for first grade and second […]