30+ Cool Things to Do with Painted Rocks

Painted rocks have become one of the most addictive crafts for kids and adults! Here is a collection of super cool ways you can paint rocks and awesome things you can do with those painted rocks- including making rock jewelry, rock photo holders, inspirational painted rocks and more! Follow our Crafts for Kids Pinterest board! […]

15 Ways for Kids to Explore Ramps and Inclined Planes

This science and STEM collection for kids includes all kinds of hands-on ways children can explore ramps (or inclined planes), one of the six simple machines. You’ll find all kinds science activities that incorporate play into learning about things like gravity, friction, and more! Follow our STEM and STEAM Activities Pinterest board!   This post […]

Sorting Seasons Activity with Stones and Rocks

Make a hands-on seasons activity for kids using rocks or stones, wooden circles, and some stickers! Children can sort the picture stones onto the appropriate wooden circle depicting either spring, summer, winter or fall. Such a great way to encourage discussion about the differences between the four seasons! Follow our Creative Learning Pinterest board!   […]

Painted Rock Photo Holder Craft for Kids

This painted rock photo holder craft for kids is perfect as a homemade gift for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Christmas, and also makes a great summer camp craft! This creative craft using stones of various sizes can be adapted for just about any age. I’ll share tips for adapting this craft for each of the […]

25+ STEM Challenges for Kids: Child-Centered Projects Focused on Building

Here’s a collection of over 25 STEM challenges for kids focusing on building, engineering, and design. What I especially like about these specific STEM and STEAM activities are how open-ended they are and how they allow children to really take part with minimal adult assistance. Follow our STEM and STEAM Activities Pinterest board!     Not […]

Playground Science for Kids: Exploring Ramps and Friction on a Slide

Head out to your nearest slide and explore gravity and friction! This playground science activity is a great way for young children to explore physics using a variety of materials right in their own backyard or at the neighborhood or school playground! Follow our Science for Kids Pinterest Board   This post contains affiliate links. […]

Mystery Bag STEM Design Challenge with Free Printable Challenge Cards

Take part in a super fun STEM activity using recyclables and other basic materials in this mystery bag STEM building challenge with free printable STEM challenge cards! Kids will receive a bag of mystery items and then use those materials to complete a design challenge. This activity is perfect to do both in the classroom or at […]

Easy Starfish Craft for Kids with Free Printable Template

Print out this free starfish template and invite your child or student to create a beautiful starfish craft. Children can use various art materials and art techniques to create all kinds of colorful sea stars! Follow our Art for Kids Pinterest board!   This post contains affiliate links.   Looking for a simple and easy […]