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Learn how to make homemade salt crystals and make salt crystal apples! They were super fun to make, and kept my preschooler fully engaged for several days as we watched the crystals grow larger and larger every day. This is a super fun STEM lesson plan that you can use as one of your fall …

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If there is one thing that is a lot of fun to try when doing ocean science experiments, it is to learn about ocean creatures! Today, we are doing a fun octopus science experiment and learning why an octopus doesn’t have bones! This was a super fun part of our octopus STEM activities series. This …

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We’ve done a lot of classic science fair projects and a lot of quick STEM activities. This time, we thought we would combine the back to school season with the science of light refraction and complete our own bending pencil experiment.  When you do this experiment, at first, young kids might think it’s a trick, …

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One of the best crystal experiments to try with kids is the rock candy experiment for kids! It’s edible, fun and takes just 2 main ingredients. My kids love making all kinds of crystals, and this time, we wanted to experiment with making an edible crystal. The kids had a blast making the rock candy- …

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Try the butterfly life cycle science project and learn how the butterfly life cycle works! This lesson works well with any third-grade life cycle lesson. If you are trying to do spring science experiments, you can’t go wrong with this fun 3D butterfly activity that will help kids learn how the lifecycle of a butterfly …

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Winter science experiments and winter STEM activities are some of the best ways to explore the world when it’s cold outside. A classic winter science experiment that you can do indoors is the snow storm in a jar experiment. This snow storm experiment can either be a science demonstration or you can create a hypothesis and …

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