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 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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Paper Helicopter Pinwheel with Free Template

Explore science though play with this paper helicopter pinwheel– a fun STEM activity for kids perfect for summer. There’s even a free pinwheel template to help get you started! Follow our STEM and STEAM Activities for Kids Pinterest board!     We put a little twist on the typical pinwheel craft- instead of vertical pinwheels, we made […]