Tips for using microscopes with children. With the correct approach, even very young children can begin to learn about biology through a microscope! How to Use Microscopes with Children I have always felt that it was a shame that young children typically don’t get much exposure to biology. People balk at using microscopes with young children. I find that, given a good … [Read more...] about Tips for Using Microscopes With Children
Simple hands on experiments designed to get children interested in learning about plants and plant biology. All experiments can be done using everyday materials found at home. Perfect for home enrichment activities, summer camps, and home school. Simple Experiments to Get Kids Learning About Plants Plants are everywhere, and they offer all sorts of fantastic ways to … [Read more...] about Learning About Plants: Hands On Experiments for Children
Do you have a child who wonders what it would be like to work as a doctor or a nurse? Learn about a medical investigations homeschool curriculum that is perfect for teaching kids about medicine. You might also enjoy this collection of resources for teaching kids about the human body. I was always interested in doctors and what they did as a kid. Maybe it came from my own … [Read more...] about Teaching Kids About Medicine – What Do Doctors Do?
How do turkeys make their signature “gobble, gobble” sound? Guest author Eva decided to explore this topic with her kids and ended up learning a lot about how vibration makes sound. This Turkey Gobble activity brings some Thanksgiving science and STEM learning to your fall festivities! Making butter is another way to bring science into this time of year. Thanksgiving … [Read more...] about Turkey Gobble Thanksgiving Science for Kids
Children love flowers, but sometimes they want them to last for longer than is truly realistic! These simple pressed flowers for children can withstand hours of play and are easy to make. You might also enjoy this spring blossom sensory activity. How to Make Pressed Flowers with Children When my daughter Emma was small, she loved to help me press flowers in … [Read more...] about Pressed flowers for young children