One activity bag full of fun for learning. Is it possible? Yes! I carefully scoured Pinterest (it's a hard job), looking for fabulous ideas to take on vacation with us. I had specific criteria: they had to be simple, interactive, fun, and the supplies had to be similar for easier organization. We love to travel, but always need to have something prepared for a rainy day. Whether you're just enjoying a weekend at home or a longer road trip, you'll be all set. Gather the materials … [Read more...]
Mentos Experiment We have a blast with you!
Are you looking for a different way to celebrate the DAD in your life? We usually try to do an activity together for Father's Day. We've enjoyed hikes, cook-outs, and a day at the beach. Any-old card won't do, so.... Celebrate the man in your life with a little EXPLOSION! This is the perfect gift for Father's Day, Birthday, or just to make someone's day a little happier! Nothing says I love you, like exploding soda! Coke and Mentos Experiment I love a good printable, but my … [Read more...]
Popsicle Stick Bridge Building Challenge
Finding ways to get kids engaged doesn't have to be hard! Remember the Stacking Cup Challenge? This is the equivalent but with Popsicle sticks. We call it the "Popsicle Stick Bridge Building Challenge". This is a great STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math) activity for students in the classroom or kids at home. Popsicle Stick Bridge Challenge The Bridge Building Challenge: Construct a bridge from Popsicle sticks that spans at least 12 inches and holds the weight of one action figure … [Read more...]
Crystal Heart Science Experiment
Crystal Science Experiment This Crystal Science Experiment is a super way to bring some STEM activities into the holiday. While we love Candy-Free Valentines, we have fun with hands-on experiments. For more Valentines Crafts click here. This crystal activity can be customized with different shapes and letters. When we finally tried to jump into the Borax Crystal crafting pool, it was a total bust. Turns out I didn't have the correct ratio of Borax to water. When we tweaked it just a … [Read more...]