Get crafty with your kiddos this winter! Break out the watercolors and markers to create your very own snowflake art together! Salty Snowflakes Materials Needed: Watercolor Paper Watercolors White Crayon Salt Draw out your snowflake design using the white crayon. Add your watercolor on top of your design to reveal it. Sprinkle a small amount of salt over your watercolor while wet to create a […]
Learn how to make your own rock candy at home by watching this “Hobby Hunting” video. Have a blast doing this fun science experiment with your kiddos and then enjoy your sweet treat once it is complete! Materials Needed: Water Granulated Sugar Bamboo Sticks Clothespins Jars or Cups Aluminum Foil Kool-Aid Packets Instructions: Soak bamboo skewers in a bowl of water for at least one […]
As most parents and caregivers know, little ones love to put everything in their mouths, which can create safety concerns when it comes to playtime. Learn how to make some taste-safe activities for your children on this new episode of “Parent Hacks” to give yourself some peace of mind. Taste-Safe Kinetic Sand Ingredients: 1 cup Baking Soda 1/2 cup Sugar 1/2 cup Cornstarch 1 tbsp […]
From an over-the-seat activity organizer to snack bins and trash cans, your car has never been so organized. Make riding in the car with kiddos a little easier with these simple hacks! What You’ll Need: Travel Hanging Organizer Variety of Activities Snacks Flat Tupperware Container Plastic Cereal Container Small Garbage Bags Activity Organizer Snack Bin Trach Can
Make doing chores simple and organized with this fun chore chart for your kiddos! Materials Needed: Clipboard Letter Stickers Gem Stickers Clothespins Washi Tape Pen Place stickers across the top of the clipboard to spell out your child’s name. Place gem stickers down the middle to create a divider. Place stickers on each side of the divide to create a “To Do” and a “Done” […]
Learning how to spell your name is one of the first skills taught to children as they enter elementary school. Help them out at home by creating this fun craft to engage their learning beyond the school walls! Materials Needed: Cardboard Box Black Felt White Paint Pen Double-Sided Tape Scissors White Paper Black Marker Small Toy Cars
Make a healthy treat that your kiddos will love! With this basic granola bar recipe, you have free range to decide what mix-ins to use based on your kids’ preferences. You can even let the kiddos get in on the action and help out in the kitchen for this “Parent Hacks” episode! Ingredients: 2 cups of Quick Oats 1 teaspoon of Cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon of […]
From experiments you can do together to fun videos from local science educators to local STEM Adventures, STEM World can help you survive the end of summer and keep the kids engaged until school starts.