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Fun Facts About Insects

Beguiled by bugs? Then check out these interesting and fun facts about insects! Facts About Insects Insects are everywhere! They’re in the grass, they’re in the trees, they’re in the flowers, and even in the streets! No matter where you are, there are insects.  Let’s discover some interesting facts about these little critters. Insects have …

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What are Boom Cards?

Whether you’re teaching virtually, in class, or homeschooling, you’re going to want to learn more about Boom Cards! There are so many reasons that kids, teachers, and parents love these digital wonders. This post contains affiliate links. What are Boom Cards? So what are Boom Cards, anyway? In a nutshell, they’re interactive, digital, self-grading task …

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Color Changing Celery Experiment

There’s just something wondrous about learning why things happen and understanding why they don’t. One of our favorite experiments, no matter how many times we do it, is the Color Changing Celery Experiment. We first did this experiment as part of an online class I used to teach called, Science Sleuths: Exploring the Garden, and it’s …

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Easy Science Experiment: Pencil Through a Bag

Science is best learned (and more fun) when done through easy, exciting science experiments. Read on to learn how to do this easy science experiment that involves putting a pencil through a plastic bag full of water! The Pencil Through a Bag experiment is super easy and quick to do. In a homeschool setting or …

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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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How to Start a Nature Journal with Kids

Spring and summer offer us the perfect opportunities to get outside and soak up the sun. As homeschoolers, that time can be used to sneak in learning and cultivate curiosity. So, why not use that time to start a nature journal? Creating a nature journal instills a deep love of the environment while building so many …

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15 Science Experiments for Preschoolers

Preschool Science Experiments Science has always been the favorite subject in our home. From making Potato Clocks to doing the Mentos and Diet Coke experiment, we’ve tried a lot of fun science experiments for preschoolers and beyond. Why do science experiments make such a difference in learning? It’s because they give kids a chance to explore, investigate, and …

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Mentos and Diet Soda Experiment with Free Lesson Plan and Printables

The Diet Coke and Mentos experiment was a blast (literally!) and we learned a lot about nucleation. In fact, it was so much fun that I wrote up our experiment, created observation and tracking sheets, and have uploaded them all for you to use…for free! Read the experiment below or scroll allllll the way to …

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