Archives for September 2017

20+ Spinning Top Crafts and Science Activities for Kids

Not only are homemade spinning tops fun crafts for kids to make, but they also provide an exciting, hands-on way to explore and observe physics. Whether you are looking for spinning top crafts and toys just to use for creative play or to augment a science lesson, you’ll find all kinds of ideas in this […]

Halloween STEM Challenge: Pumpkin Patch Paper Plate Marble Maze

Design a paper plate marble maze that looks just like a pumpkin patch in this Halloween STEM challenge for kids! Children will explore various physics concepts (like balance and gravity) as they create and design mazes and obstacles for marbles to travel through in their pumpkin patch paper plate marble mazes in this fun fall […]

Halloween Science for Kids: Pumpkin Spinning Tops

Turn these inverting spinning tops into “breakdancing” jack-o’-lanterns or pumpkins in this fun Halloween science activity for kids! Children can paint these wooden tops to resemble pumpkins or jack-o’-lanterns and then use them to explore physics in action! Follow our Halloween for Kids Pinterest board!   This post contains affiliate links.   This Halloween science […]

40 Apple Crafts for Kids Using Common Crafting Materials

Ready to make some apple crafts with the kids this fall? We’ve got you covered with this collection of 40 apple crafts for kids using common crafting materials! You’ll find apple crafts and apple tree crafts made from things like cardboard tubes, paper plates, yarn, and more. Follow our Fall Crafts and Learning Pinterest board! […]

CD Spinning Top Craft and Science Project for Kids

Make your own spinning tops with an old CD and a marble. This easy craft for kids also serves as a wonderful hands-on science project. Children will have the opportunity to explore physics through play in this simple STEM or STEAM activity. Be sure to check out all the ways to extend this science activity […]