1. How to Make a PVC Pipe Xylophone Instrument

    This week, we have been exploring the mathematics of music with a homemade PVC pipe xylophone! This was one of those projects that sort of evolved. The boys have been…

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  2. How to Build a Simple Electromagnetic Train

    Here is an interesting project for kids that explores both electricity and magnetism - build a simple electromagnetic train! This intriguing video has been making it's way around Facebook... it's…

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  3. Build the Monarch Butterfly Life Cycle with LEGOs

    Build the 4 stages of the Monarch butterfly life cycle - with LEGO® bricks! A few years ago, we were able to watch two Monarch butterflies emerge from their chrysalides.…

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  4. Colorful Chemical Reaction Experiments for Kids

    Here are three colorful chemical reactions to do with kids! This post contains Amazon affiliate links. We've been studying chemistry in our science book (Exploring Creation with Chemistry and Physics),…

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  5. M&M's Tube Rockets

    Over the next few weeks, we'll be joining up with some fabulous bloggers to bring you STEAM activities for kids. In you're not familiar with the term STEAM, it stands…

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  6. Two Science Experiments with Density

    Here are two simple science experiments for kids that demonstrate the concept of density! This year we have been reading the newest book in the Young Explorers series from Apologia…

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  7. Simple Popsicle Stick Chain Reactions

    Popsicle/Craft Stick Chain Reactions - Herringbone and Clever Levers Of all the craft materials we have ever purchased, I have to say that we have gotten the most bang for…

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  8. Toothpick Twirlers Science Experiment

    Here's a fun science experiment for kids with a simple helicopter style twirler. These toothpick twirlers spin as they fall! Here's how to make one: Gather your supplies: paper, scissors,…

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  9. Creating Playful Venn Diagrams about Animal Attributes

    One day this summer when we hadn't really started school yet (but needed some order!) I got out our large acrylic sheet and showed Gresham how to make Venn diagrams.…

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  10. Build a Marble Run with Craft Sticks

    Of all the many marble runs we've built over the years, this is our new favorite!  Simple materials and sturdy construction make it a WIN for a wide variety of…

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