STEM Activities For Kids

It’s summer, and if you’re like my little boy you enjoy a nice cold glass of homemade lemonade. One day, as he went to add a few drops of lemon, he picked up an oil bottle instead. As he started to pour he realized his mistake and stopped immediately. By

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Has this ever happened to you? A few days ago while I was cooking I switched on the microwave and got a bit of a shock. I quickly removed my hand. My son was standing behind me and asked me what happened. I told him I had saltwater on my

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It was a rainy day. The sky was pouring its heart out. My little boy went out and started playing in the rain. We were splashing water, dancing, and making paper boats. Then he asked me curiously, “Mumma, how does rain take place? Most of the time we have sun,

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So one fine evening, my son and his friend were talking about a game called “The Catapult”. One of the older boys at their school was playing it during breaks. He asked me if he could play the game on my phone, therefore I looked into it and told him:

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I am a mother of a bubbly son, and we are both very inquisitive when it comes to things we don’t immediately understand. His development from a baby up till now has been a learning experience for him as well as me. For example, one day, I heard my husband

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I was watching the news one day at home with my son. Suddenly I saw flash news talking about the Lunar eclipse. My son asked me what it was, and to be honest, I didn’t remember my old science books. So instead of fibbing my way out of it (you’ve

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One day my son and I were watching a movie, in which it showed an electric bell ringing, and immediately my son asked me, “mom, how does that bell work?”. I was delighted to see my son’s curiosity, and it immediately clicked to me: why not discuss and create this

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My son is in a phase where he is hogging all the Nancy Drew and Hardy Boy novels that he can get. But when I remember how I used to have fun playing spy with my friends in my day, I feel a tinge of sadness for today’s children. First,

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Did you know that salt, sugar, ice, and even diamonds are a type of crystal? Nearly every mineral found in nature exists in the form of crystals. Crystals are nothing but atoms coming together in a definite pattern that continuously repeats itself (you can think of atoms like Lego’s.) While

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My son came home a few days back and told me they would have a science fair soon. He had a couple of ideas in mind, but none of them were “cool” enough. And then there was this other kid (you know the kind, the teacher’s pet) who he was

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Did you know that the first mechanical clocks were invented only in the fourteenth century? Have you ever wondered how people used to keep time before that? A recent project at my son’s school brought forth some interesting questions about timekeeping to my mind. Each student in his class was

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My toddler niece asked me an interesting question the other day – why does her large rubber ducky float in a bathtub filled with water, but a small thing like her friendship bracelet plops right down to the bottom? As is often the case, I immediately sensed an opportunity for

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Did you know that paper was invented as far back as 25-220 BC? The Chinese Cai Lun, a courtier in the Han dynasty, is the inventor of paper. While you might have heard of Papyrus (created by the ancient Egyptians), modern-day paper comes from a process that was first used

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Do you believe in magic? Well, sorry to break it to you, but magic doesn’t exist. Science can explain every seemingly fantastic phenomenon! Have you ever rubbed two inflated balloons to stick them together? Did you ever find scraps of paper sticking to your sweater in the winter? Your kids

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HEXBUG has created toys designed to give children a positive experience with robotics at an early age and to promote their interest and understanding of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). They have got a variety of autonomous and remote-controlled robots for both kids and adults. One of their toys

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Weather is the term that you use to describe how the atmosphere outside is. For instance cold and cloudy, hot and humid, windy, chilly, stormy, and so on. From lenticular clouds to dust devils, our atmosphere has created some exciting phenomena across the globe. Weather includes many beautiful effects in

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It is really hard to understand what is deep down inside our planet, under our feet. Earth is not an enormous rock floating through space. It is composed of several layers. To help kids grasp this concept, we have got some amazing layers of the Earth projects for them.What Are

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What is so fascinating about soap bubbles? They evoke happy memories of our childhood, blowing and chasing these glowing orbs with our friends. Kids love watching bubbles while they soar through the sky. But did you know that you can give beautiful colors to these bubbles? Won’t that be a

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Quick Navigation Glowing Oil And Ice ExperimentNeon Glitter And Paint Black Light ArtGlow-In-The-Dark Bouncy BallsGlow-In-The-Dark SlimeNeon Glowing RiceGlowing Water BeadsSummary They say, “Kids are like clay”! You can mold your kids at a tender age into a better version of themselves for the future. It is not always about teaching

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Would you like to learn a fun LEGO STEM activity that you can do with your child? In this article, I will show you everything you need about how to make a LEGO marble maze. At the end, I will also give you some background information about mazes vs labyrinths.

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Kids are born scientists; they learn from experience, observation, and inquiry. You can make this journey even better by doing fun activities with them. Kids also love dinosaurs! They are a fun and favorite topic for every kid born after the '90s when 'Jurassic Park' came out. So today, we

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Are your kids at home during the holidays and are you looking for exciting ideas or activities to do with the kids? Activities that are fun, with an educational touch, and that won’t cost you much? How about crafting a compass together? It is a fun activity that you can

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Jigsaw puzzles are seeing a resurgence in popularity. It’s little wonder as they are an excellent way to pass the time and are often even used for decoration after completion. They are a great way to spend an afternoon at home with your kids and make excellent gifts in the

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Did you know that you can actually make decorations and harden sculptured items from and in playdough? Most of the time playdough is left soft and the kids play with it until it dries out or turns gray from too much mixing. To find out that it is more than

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The entire world runs on electricity and we often take it for granted. But as soon as a blackout strikes out of the blue, we find ourselves pretty much obstructed and unable to use anything. Whatever gadget, gizmo, or hardware we have, it depends on electricity one way or the

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During the first three years of your child’s life is when the brain develops the most. This is a really important time to build the foundation of skills that they will use for the rest of their lives. While children may not necessarily remember the experience in years to come,

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