1. Learn About Animal Camouflage with Hidden Animal Art

    Gresham and Owen love to learn about animals. They are constantly browsing through books about animals, and they know facts about animals that I didn't even know existed! Like bearded…

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  2. Make Your Own Plastic Out of Vinegar and Milk

    Did you know that you can make your own plastic out of milk and vinegar?? For his 10th birthday, Aidan received the book Sneaky Uses for Everyday Things (affiliate link) from…

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  3. Make a Water Scope for Viewing Pond Life

    A couple weeks ago, we found a book at the library called "The Kids Summer Handbook." (Amazon Affiliate Link) Aidan was really excited about the ideas in this book! I…

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  4. Science Experiment for Kids: Testing the Surface Tension of Liquids

    As part of our weather unit, I thought it would be fun to explore the unique properties of water. One thing that makes water special is its surface tension. Surface…

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  5. How to Make a Mold of Animal Tracks with Plaster of Paris

    One of my boys' favorite things to learn about is animals! Our science book (Exploring Creation with Zoology Vol. 3 from Apologia - Amazon Affiliate link) does a great job…

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  6. How Big Were the Dinosaurs? Three Hands-on Ways to Find Out

    The boys were happy to arrive at the dinosaur chapter of our science book a couple weeks ago! We have been studying Exploring Creation with Zoology Vol. 3 from Apologia…

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  7. Fun Science: What makes disposable diapers absorb water?

    A few months ago, our dog got into a diaper in the trash and ate part of it! I didn't know that he had gotten into the diaper until I…

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  8. Egg Carton Turtle Craft

    Last week was turtle week in our homeschooling! The older boys had arrived at the turtle chapter in their science book (Exploring Creation with Zoology Vol. 3), and so I…

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  9. Learning about Reptiles with a Russian Tortoise

    For Christmas this year, we gave the boys a hatchling box turtle. We are studying land animals this year with Exploring Creation with Zoology Vol. 3 from Apologia (Amazon Affiliate link).…

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  10. Exploring Nature with Kids by Observing and Sketching

    After being more or less at home for 11 days in a row with sick children (we got out a few times to get library books and buy more tissues!)…

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