The kids will love doing these easy science experiments at home with fruit and materials you may already have on hand. Try making lemon volcanoes or sending a secret message to a friend with a banana! . . .
Ready to have some fun with STEM (science, technology, engineering & math)? Complete at least one activity in each category (plus A for Art) to make STEAM. Challenge kids to "spell" STEAM differen . . .
Implementing open-ended STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) activities has numerous benefits to future makers, and encouraging students to tinker in a supportive environment promotes . . .
Help the kids make scientific discoveries at home with candy. With a little hot water, you can make these Pop Rocks really pop!Time: 10 minutesSkill level: Get a grown-upSuppliesPop RocksHot water ( . . .
Fun, easy STEM activities are a great way to entertain kids and help them make unique discoveries at home. With a few simple, low-cost supplies and minimal directions, young scientists will be engag . . .
Here’s an easy, kid-friendly science project you can do at home!Time: 1 hourSkill level: MediumYour digestive system uses acid. Does that mean that acid dissolves candy?What you need:Candy that di . . .
There are several different types of box ovens you can make. These instructions are for a box oven with a hinged lid. If you use the sturdy materials recommended and take good care of it, you should b . . .
With the popularity of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education in school, you might wonder what you can do at home to boost a child’s sense of curiosity and ability to problem-s . . .
Capture insects with ease using this simple DIY bug vacuum kids can make at home.
Scientists capture bugs for study using a mouth-powered vacuum, called an aspirator or a pooter. Swallowing specimens . . .
No Yard? Plant a Patio Garden with Kids
Whether you live in a high-rise apartment or a house with limited green space, your family can reap the benefits of gardening together. Gardening teaches kid . . .
Increased screen time and busy schedules have led to a number of health issues, including decreased physical activity and unhealthy eating habits. Consider using easy STEM activities to help your fa . . .
Can you make a smooth piece of licorice grow warts? Do this science experiment with the kids to find out!Time: 5 minutesSkill level: Get a grown-upSuppliesTwizzlers licorice twists (the Pull-n-Peel . . .
Did you know there are more than 900,000 boats in the state of California? If you take a look around San Diego County on any given day you can spot many different types of boats. You might notice sail . . .