1. Build a Simple Electric Motor (Homopolar Motor)

    Learn about electricity with this simple science project for kids - Use a battery, a magnet, and some copper wire to build your own electric motor that really spins! This post…

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  2. Make a CD Case Viewer for Magnets and Iron Filings

    Here is a fun little tip for containing the mess when using iron filings and magnets with kids! We have been studying about magnets in the middle boys' science book.…

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  3. Jumping Goop! An Awesome Static Electricity Demonstration with Cornstarch

    Make cornstarch goop jump with the power of static electricity! Kids will love this fun science demonstration! The middle two boys and I are learning about electricity right now, and I found…

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  4. Science Experiment for Kids: Which food does my pet like best?

    This post contains Amazon affiliate links. If you've followed this blog for very long, you probably have noticed that we really love science. My oldest son loves engineering types of…

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  5. Five Engineering Challenges with KEVA Planks

    Here are five fun engineering challenges for kids to do with KEVA planks! If you're not familiar with KEVA planks (the brand is Mind Ware), they are small wooden building…

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  6. Salt Vibrations: Sounds You Can SEE!

    It's easy enough to tell kids that sounds are caused by vibrations, but that can be a tough concept for them to really grasp! Here are two simple demonstrations that…

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. How to Build Popsicle Stick Bombs

    Here's another fun thing to do with popsicle sticks - build them into stick bombs! Popsicle stick bombs are quick to make and fun to throw. The boys thought it…

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  10. 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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