1. Build a Heart STEM Challenge

    Here's a fun STEM challenge that is perfect for Valentine's Day. Challenge kids to use building toys from around the house to build a heart! We had fun exploring how…

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  2. Four Activities for Coin Counting Practice

    Here are four (well, actually five) hands-on math activities for coin counting practice! Use items from around the house for these simple coin counting games. Counting coins can be kind…

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  3. Live Bird Cams to Watch

    Here are some live bird cams that animal fans will love. It's the perfect time of year to follow along as the eggs hatch and the chicks grow! Watch eagles,…

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  4. Easy Static Electricity Science Experiments

    Demonstrate the power of electricity with these easy static electricity science experiments! There are two activities to try with items from around the house: a fun salt and pepper static…

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  5. Winter STEM Activities for Kids

    Here's a collection of winter STEM activities that kids will love! These activities center around science, technology, engineering, and math, and all have a fun winter theme. Whether you are…

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  6. Marshmallow Snowflakes {Winter STEM Activity}

    If you're looking for winter STEM activities, this marshmallow snowflakes activity might be my new favorite! Of course, that's hard to say because I love science and engineering, and I…

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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