1. Awesome Science Experiments with Hot Wheels Cars

    Let's do some Hot Wheels STEM projects!  These simple science experiments feel like play, but kids will actually be exploring the physics concepts of velocity, mass, momentum, and air resistance.…

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  2. Live Bird Cams to Watch

    Here are some bird cams that your kids might enjoy watching. It's the perfect time of year to follow along as the eggs hatch and the chicks grow! Watch eagles,…

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  3. STEM Challenge: Build a Cardboard Box Ball Track

    Here's a fun STEM challenge - combine cardboard boxes with Hot Wheels track to make a really awesome ball track!  Elementary kids will enjoy this building challenge, and preschoolers will…

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  4. Build Math Patterns with LEGO Bricks

    Here's a fun way to use LEGO® bricks - build some math patterns! And by patterns, I don't mean just your usual preschool patterns. We're moving beyond red-blue-red-blue here because…

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  5. Awesome Science Experiment: Make Hot Ice with Baking Soda and Vinegar

    Here's a fun science experiment that will definitely get a "wow" from the kids.  Combine baking soda and vinegar to make sodium acetate, or hot ice!  It crystalizes instantly when…

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  6. Design Your Own Hex Bug Playground

    My boys recently got some hex bugs, and they are so much fun! Aidan had one when he was younger, but somehow the other boys missed out on having one.…

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  7. Make a DIY Popsicle Stick Snowflake Building Kit

    Here's a winter STEM activity that kids of all ages will enjoy.  Design snowflakes with a simple magnetic building kit.  We used popsicle sticks and adhesive magnetic tape to make…

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  8. Bridge Building STEM Challenge with Craft Sticks and Wooden Cubes

    Craft sticks are definitely one of my favorite building materials for kids! They are so cheap, and you can use them in a multitude of different ways. In this STEM…

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  9. How to Build a Paper Plate Spiral Marble Track

    Here's a fun homemade toy that you can put together from stuff around the house - a spiral marble track! Drop marbles at the top and watch them spin around…

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  10. Make an Easy and Safe Pinhole Eclipse Viewer

    View the solar eclipse... without looking at the sun! Next week, a total solar eclipse will occur all across the United States, and while our state (Texas) is not in…

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