If your kids are studying the solar system, check out these fun ways to memorize the planets:Educational Resources, Science Fun | Comment (0)
Get a jug of bubble solution and some items from around the house, and you’ll be ready for an hour of bubble fun.
Bubbles.org, suggests these items: String formed into a loop, the plastic which holds a six-pack of pop together, cookie sheets, aluminum oven pans, plastic bowls, empty milk containers, buckets, old pieces of hose, garbage can lids, even just your hands held in the right position
Check this link for tutorials with some of the items above.
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Little bit of water, little bit of building, little bit of competition, and you’re guaranteed to have fun!
Check out this fun science experiment – BOATS LESSON PLAN – Wesleyan Science OutreachCreative Play, Educational Resources, Science Fun | Comment (0)
Looking for a way to brighten up math lessons and engage youth in teaching the lessons? Try Graffiti Math from Runde’s Room. I’m sure you could try this with science, social studies, character, and other lessons as well!
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Re-posted from Search Institute:
Dr. Kent Pekel, President and CEO of Search Institute, continues his discussion of how to help kids persist in achieving goals. Research shows that when the present self and the possible self are aligned, people are more willing to invest in the future and defer gratification in the present. Dr. Pekel’s next webinar will help parents cultivate within their children an attitude of “think forward, act now.” Learn how to motivate your children to envision their best possible selves, then help them act upon what they need to do today to realize those possibilities for tomorrow.
Use the link below to register for this seminar on Tuesday, November 5th, 2013, 12PM – 1PM, CST.
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I’ve never tried this, but I think kids would love the challenge and awe of it! Learn how to do pea geometry here. We’d love to hear your creative ideas for math and science fun!
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Your kids will love learning about chemistry by making this soda fountain!
Mix together 2 cups of water, 1 tablespoon of baking soda and 2 drops of dish detergent.
Use a funnel to pour the mixture into a tall bottle with a narrow cap.
Add a few tablespoons of vinegar and watch teh soda fountain explode.
Go research to find out why this happens? (Hint: research “chemical reactions of vinegar and soap)
See it in action – Baking soda fountain – YouTubeCreative Play, Educational Resources, Science Fun | Comments Off
My kids are going to love making this rocket launcher!! Cheap supplies and great wow effect!!Creative Play, Educational Resources, Science Fun | Comments Off
Monopoly is a great way for kids to learn and have fun. Decision-making skills, strategizing, ratios, problem-solving, planning and budgeting are just a few of the skills kids can learn while playing this classic game. Dust off your old game board and have some fun!
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