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Super Cool Kids Art Ideas: Name Snowflakes | Childhood101

Kids Name Art Ideas: Name Snowflakes. Great Middle School Project

It's art, it's math and it's a fine motor work out but it's also SUPER COOL! Make your own name snowflakes is a great STEAM challenge for school age kids.

Make Your Own Solar Oven Tutorial! What a easy, thrifty, fun activity. This would be perfect for a lesson on predicting!

Make Your Own Solar Oven - I Can Teach My Child!

I'm a little sad that all the fun and fascinating science experiments are coming to an end...this is the very last one! I hope you have enjoyed this

Quick and easy kids science activity. Make an orange sink and float! I love that this activity uses just a couple common household ingredients.

Orange Buoyancy Science Experiment - Playdough To Plato

Looking for a quick kids’ science experiment that’s sure to wow little scientists?! This simple buoyancy activity requires just a few common household supplies. Kids will love learning why things sink and float in this easy, hands-on experiment! Follow the simple step-by-step below and then grab 30 more easy-to-follow science experiments kids will beg to […]

rainbow jars to illustrate that light is made up of all of the colors of the rainbow

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“A nest building #learninginvitation with cinnamon playdough, natural materials, yarn, and little eggs and chicks to extend our bird inquiry …”

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Learn more about superfluous plastic and how it's impacting your health and the environment. With some small changes you can reduce…

8 Way to Use Less Plastic

Learn more about superfluous plastic and how it's impacting your health and the environment. With some small changes you can reduce…

DIY Backyard Ball Run - looks like so much fun and the colors even make it semi-attractive

Backyard Ball Run.

Red’s grandpa made him this awesome ball run for the backyard. He got the inspiration from the Lowe’s Creative Ideas Spring 2012 magazine. He spray painted various pieces of plastic guttering and mounting brackets with plastic spray paint, and then mounted them all to the fence like a marble run. Here are the different items he got to drop in. There are steel fishing sinkers, fishing bobbers that make a rattle sound, gemstones (like in floral vases), and Squinkies. Red will probably make use…

This is a great hands-on science experiment to explain how fold mountains are formed.

How Do Folded Mountains Form: Science For Kids

This science experiment was a great visual for explaining how fold mountains are formed. It also uses materials you already have in the house.

Homemade balance scale from clothes hanger (Filth Wizardry.)

Two types of homemade balance scales from recycling

We've had a bunch of recycling and craft stuff out in the kitchen 24/7 since the beginning of last week, and so lots of random bits and bobs...

A Scientist is Someone Like You Poster for Elementary Grades!SOMEONE WHO SERIES:MATHEMATICIANENGINEER READERSTUDENT ARTIST **Free**SAVE BY BUYING THE BUNDLE! CLICK HERE!

Scientist Poster for Elementary Grades STEM [someone who]

A Scientist is Someone Like You Poster for Elementary Grades! This file includes 5 color posters to choose from: *3 girls and 2 boys You also get: A black and white set for your students to color and write in their own descriptions of a scientist. SOMEONE WHO SERIES: MATHEMATICIAN ENGINEERREADER

Our Kindergarten Journey: Celebrating our "Think Work" (Inquiry, fantastic blog)

WHAT IS INQUIRY BASED LEARNING?

Traditionally, classrooms in Ontario have followed the rote learning model, which is a technique based on repetition and memorization. But recently, those classrooms are disappearing in favour of a more collaborative space, in which teachers are facilitators using a technique called inquiry-based teaching. “Inquiry-based teaching is an approach to instruction that begins with exploring curriculum content and providing a framework for the students to ask their own questions which builds…

HowStuffWorks "Hydropower Plant Parts"

How Hydropower Plants Work

The basic idea isn't new, but the process of modern hydropower conversion is high-tech. Today's hydropower plants are some of the coolest machines ever constructed. Find out how rushing water generates power.

This would be a fun team/collaborative project and cool recycle activity

39 Coolest Kids Toys You Can Make Yourself

Be the most awesome parent ever, and keep them occupied so you can relax (at least a little bit). Or let them help you build it, if you're feeling brave.

20 More Amazing Water Facts Infographic

20 More Amazing Water Facts

Well, since we see you love infographics we thought we’d give you another one to ponder. It’s easy to take our access to safe water for granted, b