Science

Family Game Night with Dr. Microbe

Family Game Night with Dr. Microbe

Family Game Night is a tradition in our house.  Doesn’t matter if there is a holiday or the kids are having a sleepover, FGN goes on rain or shine, sleet or snow.  One of our favorite manufacturers of games is Blue Orange.  They have the most interesting games!  One of their newest, Dr. Microbe is(…)

101 Coolest Simple Science Experiments

101 Coolest Simple Science Experiments

Perform Mind-Blowing Science Experiments at Home! You’ll have the time of your life conducting these incredible, wacky and fun experiments with your parents, teachers, babysitters and other adults. You’ll investigate, answer your questions and expand your knowledge using everyday household items. In this book, kids are prompted with a scientific question and then follow detailed(…)

100 Backyard Activities  – Awesome Experiments and Nature Activities

100 Backyard Activities – Awesome Experiments and Nature Activities

Can a worm smell different foods?  How much weight can a super strong bess beetle carry?  Are crickets happier alone or with a friend?  Would you touch a spider or keep one for a pet? 100 Backyard Activities That Are the Dirtiest, Coolest, Creepy-Crawliest Ever! will teach you how to find the answers to these questions(…)

Let’s Make Messy Mixtures this Summer!!

Let’s Make Messy Mixtures this Summer!!

Summer vacation is right around the corner and it will only take days before some parents start hearing, “I’m bored!” Mix is up this summer with Crazy Concoctions:  A Mad Scientist’s Guide to Messy Mixtures.  It’s Madness!!! And wicked cool. Making a mess is generally frowned upon, but if you are learning important scientific principles(…)

Physical Science Book: Magnetic Magic

Physical Science Book: Magnetic Magic

Dena loves using magnets to perform magic tricks for the kids at the pool. When Enrique arrives in town, he doesn t like that Dena is fooling the others. He gives her a century-old treasure map and Dena uses her compass and tools to plot the location of the treasure. To her surprise, the treasure(…)

Fun STEM Books to Encourage Summer Learning

Fun STEM Books to Encourage Summer Learning

Summer means free time to play and explore.  Here are a few STEM based books to keep your kids reading and learning this summer.  Special thanks to The Innovation Press for recommending these books and sending a copy over to us to check out.  All opinions in this post are ours. Zoey and Sassafras:  Dragons and(…)