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
Tips for planting a container garden - what type of garden to set up, and plants you might want to try when working with kids. I spent my early childhood living on a farm. I'm raising city kids, but I want them to have a tiny taste of farm life, especially the incredible flavor of home grown food. We always had a couple of big container gardens in our house in … [Read more...] about How to Plant a Container Garden with Kids
Biology is a wonderful branch of science to explore with kids! This animal observation activity makes an excellent introduction to biology for kids. Harry the Dirty Dog is this week's Virtual Book Club for Kids pick! It was a fun one to read with the kids, because Mike LOVED it as a kid. If you follow me on Instagram, you know we just got a puppy. She loves to … [Read more...] about Animal Science Biology for Kids: Animal Observation Log