## Ice Cream Skip Counting Puzzles

Learning how to skip count takes kids lots of practice but these motivating ice cream skip counting puzzles make all of that hard work fun for kids. For even more ice cream fun, be sure to hop over and grab our write and wipe addition cards too! This post contains...

## DIY Smart Phone Projector

Wondering what to do with your overflowing recycling bin? This oh-so-cool DIY smart phone projector will inspire little engineers to turn recyclables into inventions. There's no stopping the possibilities in a simple cardboard box! Check out the simple step-by-step...

## Write and Wipe Addition Cards

The weather's turning warmer so the kids and I have had summer on the brain. I was eager to give our math fact practice a playful, ocean-themed twist. These printable write and wipe addition cards are a perfect addition to any kindergarten or first grade ocean unit....

## Bug Race Math Games

Nothing screams fun quite like a batch of creepy crawly bugs! Kids will love practicing counting and addition with these playful bug race math games. They're perfect to use as math centers, homeschool activities or a ready to go afternoon game. This post contains...

## 20 Science Fair Projects

Are you on the hunt for science fair projects kids will love?! We've got you covered! These 20 science experiments are motivating AND educational - our favorite combination. Get inspired below and then join The Plato Pack so you can access DOZENS more jaw dropping...

## More Skip Counting Posters

When I shared skip counting posters for the numbers 2 to 6 a little while back, many of you asked for the next four numbers in the series: 7 to 10. Wish granted! The posters are great to use during whole class instruction or as a helpful reminder to display on the...

## STEM Jellybean Structures

Jelly beans + toothpicks = an afternoon of engineering fun! My six year old has been learning all about 2 and 3 dimensional shapes in Kindergarten at school and building jellybean structures was a deliciously entertaining way to reinforce her learning at home. Follow...

## LEGO Volcano

Erupting LEGO volcanoes are as cool as STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) activities come! Young builders of all ages will love designing, building and erupting LEGO volcanoes again, and again... and again. Getting Ready Although LEGO volcanoes have...

## Glowing Bouncy Egg

What could be better than making a naked bouncing egg?! Making a glowing one, of course!  This activity teaches little scientists about egg anatomy and osmosis takes just a few minutes to set up but is seriously egg-citing! Getting Ready To prep, I first gathered my...