Preschool-aged children love to play with worms (at least my boys do!). You can turn their curiosity with worms into a science project with just a few items from your house and garden. Here is how to make your own worm farm for kids. Supplies Needed: Empty two-liter pop bottle Exacto knife Dirt Small shovel…Read More Worm Farm for Kids
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 Make 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 Are Sounds Louder Under Water?
Ouch! Toddler biting hurts and it can be just as painful to see other children avoid your toddler because they don’t want to be bitten. If your toddler is biting others, it’s important to know that this behavior is very common, and it’s usually not intended to harm others. There are also simple steps you…Read More Why Toddlers Bite and What You Can Do About It