How to Build the Eiffel Tower: An Engineering Project for Kids

How to Build the Eiffel Tower: An Engineering Project for Kids

Challenge your kids to an engineering project by building the Eiffel Tower using newspapers!This past week, I was looking for a fun engineering project for us to do over Spring Break.Both of my kids loved to build with blocks and Legos when...
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5 Ways to Inspire Kids to Go Green

"We have not inherited the Earth from our fathers, we are borrowing it from our children." ~ Lester Brown   Being eco-friendly takes on a whole new meaning when you read this statement. As parents, we all work so hard to provide ou...
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Make Your Own Tinker Box & Build Robots {STEM Project for Kids}

My kids love to learn how things work! You will frequently find them taking things apart or weilding a screwdriver to help Dad with projects around the house. And yes, we have had our own share of mishaps as a result of their explorations...
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Sandpaper Science: Take a Peek Inside Nature

Sometimes the weather makes it difficult to connect with nature. And the winter months present several challenges -- nature is no longer in 'full bloom' and cold weather has set in which usually means less time outside. But I love a good ...
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Popcorn Math & Science for Kids

Teach your kids about physical changes of matter with this fun & tasty hands-on experiment!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 + mat...
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20 Science Experiments You Can Do in a Jar

We're starting a new monthly series on the blog today -- A Year of Simple Science Experiments! Each month, we'll feature some fun science projects that can easily be done at home or in the classroom.  These hands-on activities will g...
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20 Things to do with a Deck of Cards

Get creative with these 20 fun things to do with a deck of cards!Have you ever needed an activity to keep the kids busy while you're out to dinner or waiting at the doctor's office?  You know, something you could keep in your purse or ...
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Science Projects for Kids: Notebooks & Journals

Have you ever visited the zoo with the kids -- they look at the animals, play around, you talk to them about various things -- and then you're home for a hour or so and the questions begin... Why do the monkeys comb each other?  ...
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Groups of Animals: Science Printables for Kids

We always seem to have great animal encounters on our outings & vacations.  And not just ONE animal.  Nope -- we seem to see large groups of animals.  A few years ago, we saw moose and big horn sheep on a trip to the Ro...
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The Amazing Scents of Christmas: A Sensory Activity for Kids

Have you ever had an experience where a certain smell brings back memories? It happens to me every year at this time -- the scents of Christmas take me back to years past. The wonderful aroma of cookies, the amazing smell of a fresh tree --...
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Fingerprinting Science Activity for Kids

This fingerprinting science activity for kids is a great for a DIY spy and detective party, learning about the human body or at-home CSI idea!My daughter is a HUGE fan of mysteries!In fact, that's the topic of this week's book list:  1...
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Ecology for Kids: Learning about Biomes

Wow has summer just flown by or what?!  The kids only have a few more weeks before they start classes here (they are NOT ready to go back) and this is the last topic in our Summer Science series. If you've missed the previous science ...
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Party Games for Kids: Mystery Sensory Balloons

A fun party game for inside or outdoors with no mess!  Plus a great science & sensory activity for the classroom too.So many kids love sensory activities from preschoolers to teenagers! Yep, even older kids (have you seen the ...
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Sink or Float Experiment: Physics for Kids

Sink or Float Experiment: Physics for Kids

Kids will LOVE this easy sink or float science experiment that doubles as a great outdoor activity!Welcome back to our Summer Science series hosted by Edventures with Kids and Inspiration Laboratories! So far, we've covered --biology {...
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Building Star Constellations for Kids

This week's topic in our super Summer Science series is Astronomy -- learning about the phases of the moon, star contellations and the wonders of the night sky!Inevitably, the kids will ask us: "How many stars are in the sky?" or "Why do ...
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