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Learn how to make a unicorn Cartesian diver to explore density and buoyancy.

Unicorn Cartesian Diver

Making a Cartesian diver is a classic science experiment for a variety of ages. I like to take the classics and twist …

Set up a STEAM Building Challenge inspired by The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson

Log Pile House Building Challenge

This week’s Virtual Book Club for Kids is featuring The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson. Inspired by the snake’s log pile house, I issued a STEAM …

OREO Catapult Challenge sponsored by #OREOSuperDunk #OREODunkChallenge

OREO Catapult Challenge

This #OREOSuperDunk post is sponsored by #CollectiveBias, Inc. and its advertisers. Do you like to dunk your OREO cookies in milk? We took the …

Design a domino experiment to determine which domino chain will go the fastest.

Easy Domino Experiment

A domino experiment is a great way to introduce or practice measuring speed. It can also be used to explore cause and …

Set up a simple car target launch STEM challenge.

Car Target Launch STEM Challenge

Set up a car target launch STEM challenge for your kids. It’s a quick science and engineering problem that gets everyone thinking. …

This marble drop experiment is super easy for kids to design and test out.

Marble Drop Experiment

This marble drop experiment is a great way to explore how height and mass affect force. What size marble with make the …

In Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs, the dinosaurs set a trap for poor Goldilocks. Design and build your own trap for the dinosaurs!

Build a Trap for Dinosaurs

This month’s Virtual Book Club for Kids is featuring Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs: As Retold by Mo Willems. Because the dinosaurs set a …