Did you know that plants crave sunlight so much that they will bend to follow it? Kids love this simple visual plant science experiment, and it's one of our favorite simple experiments for kids. Our summer gardening experiment led to several questions about plants. I explained that plants get energy from the sun, and designed this simple experiment to teach my kids how … [Read more...] about Simple Experiments for Kids: Plants and sunlight
From crafts to science experiments to picture books, our favorite space theme activities for kids. Today my blog friend Emma Vanstone of Science Sparks released This Is Rocket Science, an awesome new book all about rocket science themed activities for kids. She kindly sent me a review copy, and it is amazing! I decided to share it with you today along with some of our … [Read more...] about Favorite Space Theme Books and Activities for Kids
Explore fluid dynamics with this easy hands-on experiment. All you need for this simple physics for kids activity is glasses, water, and food coloring. The perfect preschool STEAM learning activity! This week's Virtual Book Club for Kids theme is rainbows, and I thought it would be fun to bring back a post from when I was a brand new blogger. Emma and Johnny are now 11 and 9 … [Read more...] about Physics For Kids: An Easy Fluid Dynamics Experiment
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 get … [Read more...] about Animal Science Biology for Kids: Animal Observation Log
This is a cool sense of hearing activity for kids. A great companion to the picture book Stellaluna by Janell Cannon. Scroll to the end of the post for more great bat-themed learning activities to go along with this book! Stellaluna by Janell Cannon is this week's picture book for the Virtual Book Club for Kids. Bats use echolocation to get around, so I thought this … [Read more...] about Sense of Hearing Activity for Kids: What Do you “See” with Your Ears?