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Fun Facts About Elephants

In love with pachyderms? Then you’ll love these fun facts about elephants! Interesting Facts ALL About Elephants for Kids Elephants are one of the most beautiful creatures on earth.   They are pretty much gentle giants.  Smart and compassionate, it’s no wonder that elephants are loved so much.  Did you know that elephants greet each other …

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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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Homeschool Physical Science Curriculum for Middle School

Seventh and eighth grade are hard years for homeschool science curriculum! Thankfully, we found just the right physical science curriculum to address those middle school years! Homeschool Physical Science When we discovered Apologia’s Physical Science curriculum, we knew it would be a good fit for our middle school science needs. So, I was happy to …

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What to Look for in a Homeschool Science Curriculum

Looking for a homeschool science curriculum? Here’s what you need to consider. Talking about homeschool science curriculums is exciting for me because science is my favorite to teach! The thrill of getting to make a mess in the name of knowledge, as well as, finding out exactly how things operate is something that just can’t …

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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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20+ Virtual Field Trip Ideas

Whether you’re doing distance learning or don’t have the school budget to take a big field trip, these virtual field trip ideas are a great alternative to visiting places in person. What Are Virtual Field Trips? Traditional field trips require a lot of planning and preparation. Virtual field trips, on the other hand, are quick, …

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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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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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