No sunshine? Or, alternatively, no snow? No problem! These winter crafts for kids and indoor activities allow kids to enjoy winter while staying warm and toasty indoors. In each project, use snow and ice (or creative substitutes) to get hands-on with the “magic” of winter. Continue reading “10 Fun and Easy Winter Crafts for Kids”
In honor of Valentine’s Day, we’re learning about the heart and other major organs!
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Did you know that today is National Inventors’ Day? This day was chosen in honor of Thomas Edison’s birthday. Thomas Edison is most famously known as the inventor of the lightbulb, but he invented lots of other things, too, that didn’t necessarily catch on! One example is The Edison Home Service Club, which was similar to Netflix! Subscribers received 20 records (used to listen to music) every month. They would pick 2 to keep and send the rest on to other subscribers. Pretty cool!
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On February 2, if the groundhog Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow when he emerges from his burrow, we’ll have 6 more weeks of winter! If he doesn’t see his shadow, spring will come early this year.
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Super Bowl LII is almost upon us! In honor of Super Bowl Sunday on February 4th, we’re looking at the scientific side of this great American sport. Continue reading “The Surprising Physics of a Spiraling Football”
So many things can fly — rockets, hot air balloons, gliders, helicopters, kites, and more! Oh, and airplanes, too! Learn about all the different ways we’ve made to soar across the sky, and build your own amazing flying machines.
Take a paper airplane to new heights with a motorized launcher!
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These adorable Valentine’s crafts for preschoolers are fun to make and even better to give out as gifts! These DIYs make great keepsakes, and are festive ways to practice STEAM skills like counting, shapes, and more.
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These simple Valentine’s Day crafts for toddlers are perfect for little hands. They’re fun, easy, and make perfect gifts to hand out to friends and family!
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What’s your favorite puzzle? In honor of National Puzzle Day, here are our 10 favorite puzzle DIYs!
Challenge yourself to a fun kitchen game while dinner cooks with these magnet puzzles!
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For tens of thousands of years, people have harnessed the laws of physics to throw projectiles far and wide. Slings, spears, and bows and arrows may have been used for hunting, fighting, and competition even before written language was invented! A whole mess of mechanical weapons were on the battlefield around the same time — here are just seven of them.
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