Homemade Slushie: Science with a Tasty Result

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Slushie

This summer has been HOT and we have enjoyed cooling off by making homemade slushies. How to Make a Slushie It is still miserably hot here in the desert, and since we can’t spend much time outside, we have to find ways to be entertained and stay cool inside the house.  We love doing science and…

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Camp Google: Ocean, Space, Nature and Music Summer Camp

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We love science around here and I’m so excited to share a fun summer camp that your kids can do from home.  My kids are starting to be bored as summer is now winding down, but I’m getting them back to learning and discovering through Camp Google. Camp Google I am excited to be working…

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Sound Vibrations: Simple Science

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Sound Vibrations

Our kids know that we hear with our ears but how does it work?  For our Saturday Science experiment today we are testing out different objects to show just how sound vibrations travel.  How Sound Vibrations Travel All sound travels in waves through a medium such as a liquid, gas or a solid and starts…

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Dry Ice Experiments

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dry ice experiments

How cool are these Dry Ice Experiments from Crafting in the Rain?  My boys are going to be begging to go to the store for some dry ice. Dry Ice Experiments Can I just say how much I love science!  Science is the theme for this week on Summer Survival for Moms of Boys and…

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Easy Water Experiments

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Water Experiments

These Easy Water Experiments from Let’s Go Junking, are a perfect way to learn science and potentially stay cool. This week on Summer Survival for Moms of Boys,  our theme is Science!  Tracey from Let’s Go Junking is sharing 4 easy but really fun Water Science Experiments including how to make a Tornado!  My boys…

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Melting Marshmallows – Simple Science

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The theme for this week on Summer Survival for Moms of Boys is Science!  I love this fun and simple Melting Marshmallows Experiment from Mom is the Only Girl. Melting Marshmallow Experiment We have done a few experiments that involve the sun and have even made a solar oven that we baked cookies in.  I…

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Exploding Soda – Fun with Science

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Exploding Soda

It is Science week on Summer Survival for Moms of Boys and today Arien with One Krieger Chick is sharing one of our personal favorite activities: Exploding Soda! Exploding Soda You may have seen similar pictures floating around of soda exploding into the air but how does that work?  You can get instructions and see…

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Top Science Books for Kids

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science books for kids

I love science and we love to share our favorite science experiments. Today I am sharing some of the best science books for kids. Top Science Books for Kids A lot of people don’t know that I graduated in Biology teaching so science is kind of my “thing”.  I feel that kids naturally love science…

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Ivory Soap Experiment – Only Soap and Microwave Needed

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Ivory Soap Experiment

This Ivory Soap Experiment will literally have your kids on the edge of their seats as they watch the Ivory soap grow. Ivory Soap Experiment For this week’s Saturday Science post I am sharing a science experiment so simple, yet so exciting, that your kids will be asking for it again and again.  This microwave…

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Fireworks in a Jar – Simple Science

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Fireworks in a jar

Fireworks in a Jar is the perfect simple science project to get your kids ready for the 4th of July.  This week’s simple science project only uses 3 ingredients and the results are so much fun! Fireworks in a Jar This is a great experiment to show the interaction of water and oil and most…

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