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What is a Chemical Reaction for Kids?

There are a lot of super fun chemistry experiments that kids of all ages can try, but after the reaction takes place, do your students really understand what happened? Often, kids don’t quite understand how chemical reactions work. This can create confusion as kids grow up and start learning more about chemistry and chemical reactions …

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Valentine’s Day Lava Lamp Experiment

We love using holidays and seasons as the inspiration for our STEM activities, and one of our favorite holidays to turn into a STEM holiday is Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day for kids is often just about eating candy or little cardboard Valentine exchanges that almost no kid reads. So instead of just those unhealthy and …

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50+ Simple Winter Science Experiments for Kids

When it’s cold outside, try these fun winter science experiments as a great way to learn more about the winter season! Add these easy science experiments to your winter theme and use them as part of your winter STEM activities! When cold temperatures hit, young children can complete an easy science experiment to learn about …

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20+ Burrr-illiant Snow Science Experiments Kids Love!

If you love snow and are lucky enough to have some this winter season, try these super-fun snow science experiments! Winter science experiments have never been so fun for little scientists. Snow is one of our family’s favorite things. Unfortunately, we live in Texas, where we are lucky to get even a light dusting of …

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How to Do the Dancing Popcorn Experiment

Looking for a fun popcorn experiment? This dancing popcorn experiment is the perfect way to test the duration and effectiveness of different chemical reactions, and it takes just 3 ingredients to complete! This is one of our favorite quick STEM activities to try in the classroom or at home. And who doesn’t love popcorn science? …

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How to Make Sand Slime Out of Real Sand!

If your kids love sensory activities, then they will love learning how to make sand slime! Sand slime has a similar texture to wet sand on the beach. Its stretchy texture, combined with the sand’s roughness, makes it ideal for fun at any time and one of my favorite slime recipes without contact solution! Toddlers, …

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