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STEM Experiments: Dissolving Marshmallows

We love at-home STEM experiments and this dissolving marshmallows one is perfect for rainy days! Why Do STEM Experiments? STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math) experiments are great learning experiences for kids because they ask them to create hypotheses about the world around them and then test those out. While some STEM experiments are complicated and …

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5 Thanksgiving STEM Experiments for Kids

It is almost time to baste our turkeys and dig into some serious pumpkin pie. I am like a kid in the candy store on Thanksgiving, because it is the one holiday that hasn’t been hijacked. Halloween is all about the candy, and Christmas is all about the presents, but Thanksgiving? Thanksgiving is all about the food …

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STEM for Kids: 10 Hands-On Science Experiments

If we had to pick just one subject to do all year long that would both keep the kids engaged and help them learn about a ton of things, we’d pick science. Specifically, we’d focus on hands-on science experiments for kids that range from the super messy to the super detailed. Why? Well, science is …

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Homeschool STEM: How to Make Snow Science Experiment

So, it only seemed natural that our science experiment of the week was to make snow. I searched for just the right experiment to showcase during the class, but couldn’t find one that was both appropriate to show 4-8 year olds and gave accurate measurements. So, we made our own! How to Make Snow Science …

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How to Set Up a Chore System for Kids

Doing chores helps build a sense of responsibility and pride that can’t really be taught without firsthand experience. It can help give children structure and be a good stepping stone into the “real world”. And most importantly, having your children do some work around the house can help reduce your workload which is most likely overloaded way …

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