Sprout House

Sprout House

Spring is just around the corner and my kiddos are itching to start planting seeds.  Our  little DIY sprout house made from sponges had my kids giddy with excitement.  Combining engineering and science into one awesome project was a motivating way to learn about...

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STEM Pamphlets

STEM Pamphlets

I don't know about you, but oftentimes in my class, we transition quickly from one lesson to the next. I was finding that we were missing a very powerful piece of our lesson: the reflection. To help kids make greater connections to our STEM activities, I created a...

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Fall Scavenger Hunt

Fall Scavenger Hunt

I love being outside with my students in the fall. There is always so much to see and learning about the changing environment helps children appreciate and understand their surroundings. This fall scavenger hunt is the perfect way to do just that. Scroll below to grab...

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Walking Water Rainbow

Walking Water Rainbow

Let's make a walking water rainbow! There's no better way for little scientists to learn about capillary action and color mixing than by making water walk (yes walk!) in this colorful science experiment. This science experiment is a favorite of ours because it's so...

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Valentine Box STEAM Challenge

Valentine Box STEAM Challenge

This valentine box STEAM challenge is a wonderful way to encourage students to build design and engineering skills. Send it home as a family STEAM activity or send it up as a STEM center - either way, it's sure to be a hit! Getting Ready First, you'll need to decide...

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Christmas Magic

Christmas Magic

This simple 5-minute science activity is a must-try this holiday season! Young scientists will be in awe as they watch stripes of red and green magically stretch across their plate. It's the perfect introduction to our States of Matter Activity Pack. Getting Ready The...

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Pumpkin Volcano

Pumpkin Volcano

With autumn in the air, we decided it was the perfect time to try out a fall twist on a classic science experiment and make our very own pumpkin volcano.  Check out the simple step-by-step below and then join The Plato Pack so you can access DOZENS more jaw dropping...

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Inflate a Balloon with Yeast Experiment

Inflate a Balloon with Yeast Experiment

Did you know that you can inflate a balloon WITHOUT blowing air into it? It's true. In this simple experiment, young scientists use yeast to magically inflate a balloon. How cool is that?! Check out the simple step-by-step below and then join The Plato Pack so you can...

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Oil and Ice Density Experiment

Oil and Ice Density Experiment

Need a fascinating, hands-on way to teach kids about density? You've come to the right spot! This oil and ice density experiment is an easy way to mesmerize students of all ages. Getting Ready Getting the oil and ice density experiment ready was very easy. First we...

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Leprechaun Toothpaste

Leprechaun Toothpaste

This green leprechaun toothpaste is a must-try science activity this St. Patrick's Day. Even leprechauns need to brush their teeth after a long day of chasing rainbows, looking for gold, and pulling pranks! It's the perfect compliment to our Super Cool Science Kit!...

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