Flight Arcade

In 1903 the Wright Brothers created an innovative combination of technologies to create the first successful airplane. It was powered, carried a person, and could be controlled. Since then the ability to fly has become more and more accessible. Begin a journey to...

Science Kids

This sweet collection of STEM activities hails from New Zealand! Apparently their kids are interested in many of the same things as ours. Many of the activities are hands-on, which provides the opportunity to learn real-world skills. Try these activities together and...

4 Web Pages to Make Online Art

This article from Scholastic recommends four different websites for creating art online. Fill your screen with digital colors and let your kids make a mess of color without the mess! Connect with your creative side and see what wonders appear. See if you can combine...

Scrap Coloring

Coloring pages, origami, and lots of activities. Check out this website for some really creative things to do, all from your laptop or tablet. You’ll find funny animals and cute creatures along with fancy papers and patterns! You’ll find plenty to...

Changing of the Leaves

Leaves are not green. Even grass is not green. They appear green because of chlorophyll, a mysterious substance that all plants need to make food from sunlight. In this chemistry activity, make fall come early by using science to reveal the true colors of leaves....

Massive Expanding Soap

Your microwave is an amazing machine! You can use it to create a bubbling and growing soap monster! This is a very clean activity, and you can still use the soap after! Follow these simple instructions and you’ll be making soap monsters in no time! Massive...

Lava Lamp

Deep in the bowels of the Earth, the heat is doing strange things. Rocks and boulders melt and flow like syrup! In this science activity, you can simulate the process from the comfort of your own home! Chemical reactions, density, and fun colors! You’ll learn a lot...

Milk Art

Most good artists take advantage of scientific principles to create gorgeous works of art, and you can too! Using milk and other common household items, you can create a colorful artwork that will amaze your friends and family! Take a picture of your creation and...

Sciencefun.org

This is another collection of fun science activities.  Most of these are easy to do with materials from around the house and will appeal to younger students. Turn your kids into junior scientists while learning valuable science skills. There is a wide variety of...

Bake Your Ice Cream

You’d think that heat and ice cream don’t go together. Well, they don’t. Learn more about insulators and conductors in this delicious lesson that involves protecting ice cream from the heat in an oven. Can you keep it from melting? For how long? Try...