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Studying Up with Big Fat Notebooks

This coming school year I’ll have 2 kids in middle school – what?? Where did the time go?! But we’re really excited, especially for my 11 year old just starting 6th grade. She’s so excited to move on to a new… Continue Reading →

Kid Science: Exploring Ramps

Get Out and Play Summer guest post by Deirdre of JDaniel4’s Mom We have a big magnolia tree in our backyard. It has really cool large leaves. The leaves are large enough to be used to create a toy car ramp. In… Continue Reading →

Rainbow Baking Soda and Vinegar Science

Simple science has been a huge hit at my house. The kids love the hands on learning experience they get from the science experiments. From my youngest to my oldest they all love the classic baking soda and vinegar science… Continue Reading →

Paper Airplane Kit – Fun Gift for Kids!

A fun collection of little goodies is one my favorite gifts to give for birthdays. Not only is a paper airplane kit an affordable gift, it also encourages creativity and unplugged play. Win-win! This kit includes supplies for making a variety of planes, plus… Continue Reading →

Crystal Candy Cane Science

Crystal Candy Cane Science is a fun, simple science activity to try with the kids during Christmas break. The kids got so excited when they woke up to magical crystals that had grown on their candy canes overnight. My kids… Continue Reading →

Make a Glitter Test Tube Tornado

We’re having fun being scientists as we make a glitter tornado craft. My daughter loves to wear anything that makes her work more efficiently, so we grabbed a pair of goggles, our science notebook, and got to work on a… Continue Reading →

13 Magical Science Experiments for Kids

We’re jazzed about these magical science experiments we’ve been seeing all around and we know you’ll love them too. Use up all your senses as you explore each of these experiments made of magic! They are all about diving in and… Continue Reading →

Book Picks for Exploring Our 5 Senses

We’ve been exploring our 5 senses over the last several weeks… taste, smell, hearing, touch, and sight. We even celebrated with a popcorn party using all our senses! Now we’re sharing a few books that can help reinforce all the… Continue Reading →

Exploring Our 5 Senses: Smell

We’re on to the next of the 5 senses in our Exploring Our 5 Senses series. We’ve posted about sight, taste, hearing, and touch. Now we are exploring our sense of smell – smelling all the smells! We’re using items we… Continue Reading →

Rainbow Marker Coffee Filter Experiment

We’re using coffee filters and markers to make amazing tie-dye rainbow colors! Markers, coffee filters, and water – that simple! It’s such a fun color experiment with kids, my girls were going gaga for it! Now we have all sorts of beautiful colored coffee filters… Continue Reading →

101 Kids Activities Book + Fizzing Sidewalk Paint

What would you say to having access to 101 kids activities? Yes, please! The amazing blogging duo of Holly Homer and Rachel Miller of Kids Activities Blog have just published their first book 101 Kids Activities! It’s available NOW for… Continue Reading →

Crafting With Kids: Salt “Glitter” Shape Garland

Glitter isn’t a supply I use often for my own crafts because it is so messy, and I definitely don’t get it out for crafting with my son! But I wanted to do a glitter type activity with him, and… Continue Reading →

Tinkering With littleBits for Little Inventors

We’ve recently been introduced to the fun inventive electronic kits by littleBits, a Make and Takes sponsor. Their kits come with small electronic pieces that fit together magnetically, making it super simple to build mini machines. Or even big machines…. Continue Reading →

10 Kitchen Science Experiments for Kids

My girls love cooking and doing experiments, so food science experiments are like the best of both worlds for them. It’s amazing how many different experiments you can do with a few simple pantry items and foods from the fridge…. Continue Reading →

Favorite 2012 Posts from M&T Contributors

Have I told you how much I love my contributors?! They are the best, some of the most talented writers, bloggers, women in the biz. I’m blessed to have them on my team sharing fabulous content with us all. I’m… Continue Reading →

Lemon Juice Mystery Messages

We’ve already begun our haunting Halloween fun with these Lemon Juice Mystery Messages. I’ve joined up with Q-tips again as a Tipster ambassador and sharing some super spooky science with you. These lemon juice mystery messages are too much fun. Watch our video as… Continue Reading →

Create a Few Fun Climbing Critters

Here’s a fun “craftivity” to try with your kids – paper animals that climb. These climbing critters are a craft your kids can play with, and you can even include some science talk too! Supplies for Climbing Critters: yarn or… Continue Reading →

Summer Camp for Kids: Geocaching, we’re hooked!

We just discovered Geocaching! How have I missed the fun of this search and find sport? This week I decided to look it up and find out what it was all about as my kids are the perfect age for… Continue Reading →

Science Journal: Does it Sink or Float?

We’re getting out our rusty trusty science journal as we make another science observation with today’s activity. Previously, we’ve investigated a tree seed, Observed what happens to snow when we bring it inside, and explored edible science with making butter…. Continue Reading →

Homemade Volcano Erupting Red Hot Lava

We made a fun volcano out of homemade playdough, a bottle, and some red hot lava. Okay, it may not have been hot lava, but those towns people didn’t know what hit’em! They were soaked in colored baking soda and… Continue Reading →

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