The Puffy Paint Experiment from the new STEAM Kids book is a fun & messy activity that would be a fun way to reinforce the letter 'P'.

Puffy Paint Experiment from the New STEAM Kids Book

Are you looking for fun process art or STEAM activities to help reinforce alphabet recognition or letter sounds?  The 3-D Puffy Paint Experiment from the new STEAM Kids book is a fun & messy activity that is a fantastic way to reinforce the letter ‘P’. We chose this activity as…

LEGO Insect Anatomy with labels

LEGO Insect Anatomy

Are you planning a science unit study about insects? Turn a lesson about insect anatomy it into a memorable learning activity by using LEGO bricks to build and label all the different parts that make up insects! Combine this with a LEGO Bug Hotel and LEGO Ant Life Cycle for…

The LEGO Bug Hotel is a wonderful project for LEGO fans who also love bugs!

LEGO Bug Hotel

Do you have a nature-lover or a bug-obsessed child who also enjoys building with LEGO®? Then this project is for them! Using the bricks and plates that you have, they can build this simple LEGO® Bug Hotel to attract all kinds of bugs and insects in the backyard for observation….

Learning with LEGO: Ant Life Cycle

LEGO Ant Life Cycle

We are kicking of the launch of our new LEGO book The Unofficial Guide to Learning with LEGO with a Learning with LEGO blog series! Each week we will show you fun, hands-on learning activities using LEGO bricks! Since Summer is upon us, it means the ants are out and…

Animal Camouflage Hands-on Science Activity

Like last week’s post on Sorting Vertebrates and Invertebrates, this week’s post is an animal science activity. So, if your kiddos are interested in learning about animals, this Animal Camouflage Hands-on Science Activity will sure to delight! This post contains affiliate links. We did this activity about animals and how…

Hands-on Sorting Vertebrates and Invertebrates

If you have kids interested in animals, teach them about their body structure and expanded their learning of vertebrates and invertebrates with this simple hands-on sorting activity! This post contains affiliate links. We did this activity a couple of months ago when we were trying out a homeschool curriculum. The…

Best Hands-on Science Activities for Preschoolers

Best Hands-on Science Activities for Preschoolers from 2015

Looking for some awesome science activities to do with your preschooler? Over the past year my preschooler and I have really enjoyed some fun experiments and science lessons! Here are the Best Hands-on Science Activities for Preschoolers from 2015! This post contains affiliate links. Best Science Activities of 2015 Hands-on…

Nature Exploration Kit for Kids

Nature Exploration Kit

Do your kids love exploring and collecting nature? Mine sure does! Which is why I put together this simple D.I.Y. Nature Exploration Kit for Kids! It has all the supplies we need to go out, observe nature and maybe collect a few items to bring home for further inspection. This…

Build a Mini Ecosystem for Nature Observation with Kids

Do your kids love to find little critters in nature and ask to keep them for a while? Do you struggle with finding something to keep these special pets in? This is why we built a mini ecosystem! It’s a wonderful learning experience for kids to observe bugs, small reptiles and…

Inspecting Pond Water

Inspecting Pond Water

Welcome to another STEM Saturday! Every week we aim to share something related to science, technology, engineering and/or math. At the end of this post you’ll find more STEM ideas from the co-hosts! This post contains affiliate links. I haven’t posted a science activity in a really long time, but…

Alphabet Ice Cube Sensory Play

Alphabet Ice Cube Sensory Play

Summertime is finally here! This week has been hot and humid so I thought a fun ice activity would be the perfect way to cool off! Alphabet Ice Cube Sensory Play is a simple sensory play idea that is great for preschoolers and older kids! This post contains affiliate links. Supplies…