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Ocean Zones for Kids: Layers of the Sea Science Project

Learn about oceans zones and layers of the sea with this hands-on animal habitat science project! Every summer, we seem to gravitate toward ocean science projects and learning about the various ocean layers and animals. My kids have always been fascinated by ocean animals — probably because we hardly get to visit any large body …

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Ocean Layers for Kids: Science & Math Activity

Explore the world under the sea with this Ocean Layers Activity for Kids! We LOVE doing science projects about the ocean’s zones and layers each summer!  It just seems like the right time to explore the big blue sea and learn a little about our favorite marine animals too. Today’s activity not only explores ocean …

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100 Things to Count to 100 and Estimation Jar Ideas

Many kids around the country are celebrating their 100th day of school this month and we are having some fun along with them!

Teaching kids to count to 100 is a big milestone and one that parents and teachers work on for a few years. 

It’s a long journey fraught with numbers like “fifteen-ten” and other assorted creative ways to count.  And along the way, kids are also learning to count by 2’s, 5’s, 10’s and categorize numeric values.

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Fall Leaf Scavenger Hunt Activity {with free printable worksheet!!}

Free Fall Leaf Scavenger Hunt printable to inspire kids to get outside, practice a little math and (most of all) enjoy the beauty of the season! Leaf hunt activities are second nature in Autumn! Whether you’re creating leaf rubbings or just enjoying the color, there are so many ways to play, learn and craft with …

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30 Christmas Science Experiments & STEM Activities

Inspire some holiday learning with these awesome Christmas science experiments & STEM activities! Christmas is my favorite time of year!  Time to relax with family, enjoy some Christmas games & even squeeze in some holiday learning too. We love adding a twist to traditional science activities — like this easy Holiday Sink and Float experiment! …

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15 Pumpkin Activities for Kids

October is the perfect time to enjoy some pumpkin activities for kids! Welcome to Pumpkin season!! I’m sure if you don’t already have a pumpkin (or two ;), you’re probably off to find one this week. While they make great decorations (especially when you use these FREE pumpkin carving stencils), pumpkins also offer wonderful learning …

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20 STEM Activities Inspired by Kids Movies

These STEM activities & science experiments paired with favorite kids movies are a great way to inspire learning!  I know a lot of families (including ours!) enjoy watching some of the new kids movies that come to theaters or sharing old film favorites on family movie nights. Has your family seen any of these 12 …

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Indoor Scavenger Hunt for Kids (w/FREE printable!)

Enjoy this FREE printable Indoor Scavenger Hunt for kids – a super fun activity with a sneaky math twist! We have a TON of scavenger hunts for kids, and yet — most of them are outdoor hunts or holiday-related.  So I thought it was high time that we came up with a fun hunt to …

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Using Math to Create the Star Wars Galaxy {with free printable!}

Enjoy this FREE printable Star Wars math activity (and sneak in some learning) while you celebrate Star Wars Day on May the 4th (be with you!) In addition to being Star Wars fans, we also love cool STEM activities that are related to favorite movies. And that’s exactly what I told my daughter when I …

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Popcorn Math & Science Experiments for Kids

Elementary & middle school kids will LOVE exploring these math activities & physical change experiment using popcorn! Last year, I shared a list of 100 Ways to Count to 100 and in the post, I mentioned using popcorn as one of the items. Well, mention popcorn + math + science and guess what?  You get …

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