Homemade Tinker Toys
It's the first day of school for most of the kids and teens here in Homer. In anticipation of the buzzing afterschool energy level we see each Fall, I'm back to featuring passive programs kids can try out. The STEAM activities are meant to get even older kids (7-12) playing, tinkering, fiddling on their own…
Cardboard Tube STEM Activities
Awesome cardboard tube STEM activities using one of the most common household supplies. Perfect recycled STEM idea, cardboard tube STEM is kid friendly!
Create Shiny, Clear, Hard Bioplastics - Science Experiment
Learn how to make plastic that is shiny, clear and hard with items from your pantry. This bioplastic project is a fantastic science experiment for kids.
FREE Science Coloring Book: Coloring with Cell - Homeschool Giveaways
Facebook Twitter Pinterest Kids love to color! Make science fun with this FREE coloring book about cells. It’s actually not JUST a coloring book. There are lots of cool facts, labels, diagrams, and more! I downloaded this free science coloring book and am super impressed. If you are studying cells this year (or in theRead More
Paper Circuits For Makerspaces - Makerspaces.com
5 Free Paper Circuit Templates - Paper circuits are great makerspace projects for teaching electricity & circuits. Paper Circuit Tutorial PDF
Pipe Cleaner Circuitry
Pipe Cleaner Circuitry: This project engages students in an open ended activity exploring art and circuitry. Students learn about electrical circuits by creating an illuminating art object out of pipe cleaners. They are invited to design an off/on mechanism for their cre...
Guide to Gameschooling: Learning Through Play
This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure statement for more information. Written by Caitlin Fitzpatrick Curley of My Little Poppies In our most recent episode, Gameschooling: Learning Through Play, Kara and I talked about how to add more games to your homeschool day for both learning and fun. We shared our family's favorite games and…
9 Tips and Tricks for Teaching Word Problems
Teaching word problems is often the most challenging part of the curriculum. This veteran teacher shares nine tips for helping your students master them.
How to Make a Digital Portfolio with the Seesaw App
An easy way to maintain a digital homeschool portfolio for free with the Seesaw app. The app is free, user-friendly, and child approved!
Study Guides and Flashcards | Mometrix Test Preparation
We think differently about test prep. We believe you can perform better by implementing a few critical test taking strategies and focusing your study time.
Math Puzzles for Kids - Math Books for Kids | Mathmania
These aren't your normal math books for kids! The Mathmania book club from Highlights is full of math puzzles that let kids have fun while learning math.