Marshmallow Bridge for STEM Learning

One of our favorite things to do each summer is go on our neighborhood camp out. The organizers also bring easy activities or games for the kids to play. This year they brought marshmallows and tooth picks and let the kids roll. The results were fabulous! We also did this activity for daughter #2’s birthday party a few months ago (I will call her Little Engineer). We go the idea originally…

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Pocket Tic-Tac-Toe

Pocket Tic-Tac-Toe It’s summer…YAY!!!  The kids are out of school and it’s time for traveling and making memories that will last a lifetime.  This pocket tic-tac-toe is the perfect travel buddy.  Kids of all ages will have so much fun playing with the pocket tic-tac-toe.  It’s simple to make, so pick out your favorite ribbon and felt and lets get started! Materials:   *4 sheets of felt, different colors  *Ribbon to match the felt  *Embroidery floss   *Needle *Scissors *Straight…

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Rock Candy DIY!

DIY Rock Candy   I am homeschooling my boys this years and this past week we were doing the rocks and minerals unit for science. So, I decided to have them make rock candy to learn about crystal growth and to have a yummy treat. The kids loved it. Although it was very difficult to wait until the candy was done. It takes between 4 and 7 days.  I think if I do it again I will try adding different…

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