9 Science Experiments for Kids with Salt
Love kitchen science experiments with materials you already have in the pantry. These science activities all use salt plus one or two other ingredients. Simple yet fun. Kids not only learn about salt attributes, but also scientific thinking, process, and methodology. Cool STEM project ideas to do at home or school or homeschool.
Mason Jar Ice Cream Recipe
We decided to make homemade ice cream in our mason jars…and the kids had so much fun. Although they didn’t shake them all themselves…it was more fun for a minute until their little arms got tired, and then Mom and Dad ended up shaking the rest. Oh well, they enjoyed it for a minute! I remember big family gatherings, when I was little, and the ice cream maker was always a big family tradition during those get togethers! I grew to love home made ice cream many years ago. When I saw this…
Teaching Matter with Root Beer Floats! - Learning Lab Resources
My students pretty much loved my student teacher and I on Friday as we are about to conclude our unit on Matter. They have been very good about recognizing the various states and how the states ch…
How to Make Butter in a Jar - Playdough To Plato
Wondering how to make butter? This quick and easy activity combines two of my kiddos’ favorite things: food and science. They were riveted watching the cream go through its various stages to become butter and couldn’t wait to taste the homemade goodness. With a few simple supplies and a little muscle power, you could be enjoying fresh […]
The Science of Yeast - Playdough To Plato
Simple Kids Science - How Yeast Works. Fun way to see how bread rises. Easy science experiment with an exciting wow factor.
Candy Cane Science Experiment
Great experiment for Christmas Time. Use candy canes to follow the scientific method data sheets with pictures. Materials Problem Hypothesis Experiment Data Results ...
Chicken Pot Pie Made In Mason Jars
A pot pie is a mixture of meat pie ingredients made in a pot, hence the name "pot pie". It usually consists of flat square noodles and other ingredients such as meat and vegetables.
A Taste of Gingerbread: Pinterest Style
I am a big beleiver in the old saying: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words. Yesterdays post caused me some anxiety because I didn't have any pictures to share. Have no fear: Pinterest to the rescue! So for all you visual people (like me!)- a little taste of gingerbread from some fabulous teachers (not me!). Check out their blogs by clicking on the links below the picture! Gingerbread Adjectives- Babbling Abby Cute bulletin board- sorry no website for this one! Can anyone claim this?…
States of Matter Cootie Catcher
This is a cootie catcher (or fortune teller) for states of matter vocabulary. This is a great way to have students review their vocabulary and not even realize that they are learning! They will be swept away this addictive activity. A second copy is included if you would like for students to fill...