Kids Name Art Ideas: Name Snowflakes. Great Middle School Project
It's art, it's math and it's a fine motor work out but it's also SUPER COOL! Make your own name snowflakes is a great STEAM challenge for school age kids.
Make Your Own Solar Oven - I Can Teach My Child!
I'm a little sad that all the fun and fascinating science experiments are coming to an end...this is the very last one! I hope you have enjoyed this
Orange Buoyancy Science Experiment - Playdough To Plato
Activity for ages 3 to 8. Looking for a quick kids’ science experiment that’s sure to wow little scientists?! This simple buoyancy activity requires just a few common household supplies. Kids will love learning why things sink and float in this easy, hands-on experiment! Check out the simple step-by-step below and then join The Plato Pack so you […]
Kristina on Instagram: “A nest building #learninginvitation with cinnamon playdough, natural materials, yarn, and little eggs and chicks to extend our bird inquiry…”
@kristina.wedewer: “A nest building #learninginvitation with cinnamon playdough, natural materials, yarn, and little…”
8 Way to Use Less Plastic
Learn more about superfluous plastic and how it's impacting your health and the environment. With some small changes you can reduce…
Backyard Ball Run.
Red’s grandpa made him this awesome ball run for the backyard. He got the inspiration from the Lowe’s Creative Ideas Spring 2012 magazine. He spray painted various pieces of plastic guttering and mounting brackets with plastic spray paint, and then mounted them all to the fence like a marble run. Here are the different items he got to drop in. There are steel fishing sinkers, fishing bobbers that make a rattle sound, gemstones (like in floral vases), and Squinkies. Red will probably make use…
How Do Folded Mountains Form: Science For Kids
This science experiment was a great visual for explaining how fold mountains are formed. It also uses materials you already have in the house.
Scientist Poster for Elementary Grades STEM [someone who]
A Scientist is Someone Like You Poster for Elementary Grades! This file includes 5 color posters to choose from: *3 girls and 2 boys You also get: A black and white set for your students to color and write in their own descriptions of a scientist. SOMEONE WHO SERIES: MATHEMATICIAN ENGINEERREADER
Two types of homemade balance scales from recycling
We've had a bunch of recycling and craft stuff out in the kitchen 24/7 since the beginning of last week, and so lots of random bits and bobs...
WHAT IS INQUIRY BASED LEARNING?
Traditionally, classrooms in Ontario have followed the rote learning model, which is a technique based on repetition and memorization. But recently, those classrooms are disappearing in favour of a more collaborative space, in which teachers are facilitators using a technique called inquiry-based teaching. “Inquiry-based teaching is an approach to instruction that begins with exploring curriculum content and providing a framework for the students to ask their own questions which builds…
39 Coolest Kids Toys You Can Make Yourself
Be the most awesome parent ever, and keep them occupied so you can relax (at least a little bit). Or let them help you build it, if you're feeling brave.
How Hydropower Plants Work
The basic idea isn't new, but the process of modern hydropower conversion is high-tech. Today's hydropower plants are some of the coolest machines ever constructed. Find out how rushing water generates power.
20 More Amazing Water Facts
Well, since we see you love infographics we thought we’d give you another one to ponder. It’s easy to take our access to safe water for granted, b