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
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 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
If you are looking for a fun, educational activity for your children, then you might consider origami. I found this fun book called Easy Origami by John Montroll on Amazon, and my boys have really been having fun with it. Even my almost 6-year-old can do some of the simple projects with help. My 10-year-old’s…Read More Easy Origami for Kids
Sometimes it’s hard to get young boys to pick up a book to read. One way to encourage young children to read is to read to them. Start a family story time, and in time your boys will want to read great stories like these on their own. Of course these books are enjoyed by…Read More Classic Read-a-Loud Books for 7- to 11-Year-Old Boys