I found the idea for this neat pop bottle bird feeder in a science kit I am doing with my boys. The project was to recycle a plastic pop bottle by making it into a bird feeder. All you have to do is purchase this pop bottle bird feeder kit, and in just a few…Read More Pop Bottle Bird Feeder
Our boys have had a lot of fun swimming in the river behind our house this summer. There are all kinds of things to look at and explore, so many creatures to discover. This year my boys discovered crawdads for the first time. They look like little crabs, but you can find them in even…Read More How to Build a Crawdad Trap
My boys and I recently watched Bill Nye the Science Guy’s video about Marine Animals. We learned a lot of great facts, such as how a whale or dolphin’s blubber keeps it warm. We have actually performed that experiment by coating a thermometer with vaseline and placing the thermometer in cold water. The vaseline acts…Read More Homeschool Science: Are Sounds Louder Under Water?
My boys have liked playing with slime for years. It’s really easy to make your own from just a few simple household ingredients. I recently saw an idea for a new twist on the recipe–glow in the dark slime! How fun! It’s really simple to make your slime glow in the dark. All you need…Read More Glow in the Dark Slime
My boys are always telling me they are bored and don’t have anything to do. It isn’t easy keeping three boys busy all day. For Easter their grandma gave them a paper airplane kit called Fold N Fly Paper Airplanes Kit. It comes with 18 sturdy colored papers and instructions on how to make six…Read More Fold ‘n Fly Paper Airplanes