50+ Genius STEM Activities for Kids

50+ Genius STEM Activities for Kids

With a name like The STEM Laboratory, it's no surprise that we're obsessed about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) activities for kids. These 50+ STEM projects are sure to keep little scientists engaged, learning and well-prepared for their STEM-filled...

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Conversation Heart Catapults

Conversation Heart Catapults

There are so many fun ways to learn with conversation hearts and these simple STEM catapults rank as one of our favorites! With just a few supplies, kids can build a catapult that really launches. It's an engineering project little scientists will beg to build over...

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Will It Sink or Float?

Will It Sink or Float?

This simple sink or float science experiment is great for kids of all ages! It's a fun way to work on making predictions, testing hypotheses and drawing conclusions. And, as a big bonus, it's perfect for Valentine's Day. This post contains Amazon affiliate links....

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10 Coding Activities for Kids

10 Coding Activities for Kids

Coding is the language programmers use to make technologies like computers and robots do what they need them to do. There are twelve popular varieties - one coding language for websites, another one for computers, another for Android apps... This post contains iTunes...

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20 Teacher Approved iPad Apps for Kids

20 Teacher Approved iPad Apps for Kids

Preparing kids for the 21st century means exposing them to technology. And for many kids, that means spending some time on an iPad. With so many iPad apps on the market for kids these days, it can be hard to know which ones are age-appropriate and purposeful, so I...

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How to Make Bouncy Balls

How to Make Bouncy Balls

Looking for a fun and simple science activity that's sure to entertain the kids?! In this quick, five minute experiment, little chemists mix up their own homemade bouncy balls. Making bouncy balls is a hands-down science favorite for kids! Check out the simple...

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Cocoa Ten Frames

Cocoa Ten Frames

Ten frames are an amazing way to help kids work on subitizing - instantly recognizing how many objects are in a group. These playful cocoa ten frame sheets add a fun, winter-themed twist to boring old number practice. Grab your sets (below) and get ready for some...

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Oreo Moon Phases

Oreo Moon Phases

My little astronomers love observing the night sky! After they asked how the moon shrunk and grew, I knew it was the perfect time to teach them about the moon's phases with this oh-so-yummy Oreo space activity. Who knew science could be so tasty?! Getting Ready To...

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Penguin Counting Cards

Penguin Counting Cards

Counting cards are a playful way to teach kids number recognition, number concept and (of course!) counting. These penguin counting mats are a fun, wintery twist. Print your set, grab a bag of some penguin treats, and play! This post contains Amazon affiliate links....

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Pretzel and Marshmallow Structures

Pretzel and Marshmallow Structures

When it comes to simple prep STEM projects for kids, these pretzel and marshmallow structures take the cake. The hands-on (and tasty!) challenge is a motivating engineering activity for little builders. Getting Ready Prepping for the activity was as quick and easy as...

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