1. How to Make Butter in a Jar

    Have you ever made butter in a jar? It's so easy to do! This simple science activity is perfect for a unit on farming, frontier living, or westward expansion. Or,…

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  2. Candle and Rising Water Science Experiment

    Demonstrate the power of air pressure with this cool candle and rising water science experiment! This is one of those experiments that will make kids say "oooooooh!" and "wow!" I…

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  3. Place Value Activities for Second Grade

    How do you teach place value in a way that kids will understand? Place value can be a tricky concept, but these simple hands-on activities will definitely help! Use playing…

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  4. Cardboard Carnival Games {Challenge for Kids}

    Here's a fun craft and engineering challenge that is SO fun for kids! Challenge kids to design and build their own cardboard carnival games that really work. This is fun…

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  5. Make a Fish Swim with Soap

    This simple science experiment will make kids smile and say, "Wow!" It's so easy and so cool! Make foam fish that "magically" swim across the water. One of the barriers…

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  6. Take Charge of Your Child's Learning in 10 Minutes a Day

    Back-to-school time always feels like a fresh, new start! Except that this year it kind of feels like a mess. And a little overwhelming, discouraging, and confusing. What adjective would…

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  7. Crazy Balancing Craft Sticks STEM Challenge

    Learn about balance and center of gravity with a simple engineering challenge! Simple building and engineering challenges are so much fun for kids! If you've been following this website for…

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  8. Bubble Pop Math Games

    Have you seen those fun bubble popping fidget toys? We keep seeing them all over the place. They're made out of silicone, and they have rows of "bubbles" that you…

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  9. Printable Summer Checklist for Kids

    Summer is HERE! And it is time for a break! I don't know about you, but we are totally ready for a break from school and a more relaxed schedule…

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  10. 40 Printable Writing Prompts for 3rd, 4th, and 5th Graders

    Inspire kids to write with these 40 writing prompts! Half the problem with writing is that kids have trouble deciding what to write about. These printable writing prompt cards will…

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