Electric Slime for Colorful Afternoons

diy conductive slime to light an LED electric slime

What you’ll learn:How to make and use conductive, or electric, slime.Key takeaways:We can visualize resistances using a color changing LED. Jump to supply list This is a fun science project to do in March to bring the magic of Leprechauns and rainbows into your house, but it is far more …

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Father’s Day Science Crafts

fathers day crafts and gifts

Fun STEM based projects that will make dad smile Father’s Day Science Crafts for Kids​Make a small first aid or survival kitCreate a fishy Father’s day cardBuild a motion activated surpriseMake a spectacular dessert (or the best french fry dip ever)Let’s celebrate Dad with fun science crafts to make him …

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How to make ice cream that’s easy and fizzy

how to make ice cream at home - stirring dry ice into your ice cream mix

Create ice cream using dry ice for a fun, science based, experience. What you’ll learn:How to make ice cream that tastes fizzyKey takeaways:We can use many things to make homemade ice cream: an ice cream maker, rock salt and a bag, or very cold elements like liquid nitrogen or dry …

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Soda bottle water rocket launcher

water rocket launcher with soda bottle rocket and fins

Make a cool summer sprinkler that involves blasting off!What you’ll learn:How rockets fly and engineering principlesKey takeaways:Testing can help you determine what design parameters will lead to the best flights. Jump to supply list Soda bottle rockets are a fun way to stave off the summer heat. Kids will get …

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Bubble Solution for Giant Bubbles

engineering bubbles for kids making giant bubble solution

Create super-sized bubbles with science that will get giggles galore. Jump to supply list Science of bubbles Bubbles for Kids Engineering Homemade Bubble Solution RecipeThere isn’t a time of year where making giant bubbles is off the list. Even in winter you can make your own bubble solution to blow …

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Engineering Bubble Wands

bubbles for kids engineering challenge

Use straws and pipe cleaners in a fun math based building project. Jump to supply list Bubble recipe Learn about bubbles Bubbles capture kids imaginationsWhy? Because from a very young age we learn that things fall, not float. Kids have a fascination with bubbles for the same reason they love …

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Borax Crystal Flowers

Create cool crystals with science What you’ll learn:Hot solutions have more space between molecules allowing them to hold more of a chemical than cold water.Key takeaways:Saturated solutions crystalize as they cool Jump to supply list Borax crystal flowersLet’s learn about solutions and physics as we make a lovely gift for …

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DIY Confetti Popper

diy confetti popper for kids

Create your own ‘fireworks’ in a preschool engineering challenge What you’ll learn:How forces can be applied, what poential and kinetic energy are.Key takeaways:Creating new contraptions can be fun! Jump to supply list Pop! It is always fun when you can shoot things around, and it is even more exciting if …

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