Fun Ideas For A Solar System Unit Study
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Fun Ideas For A Solar System Unit Study

The Solar System is such a fun and mysterious topic. We know so much but there is so much that we don’t know. We enjoy exploring the space in a variety of different ways. It’s fun to explore, pretending to be an astronaut or a man on the moon. We are sharing our Solar System themed…

25+ Great Tools for Learning about the Solar System
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25+ Great Tools for Learning about the Solar System

The solar system is such a magical, mysterious thing that most kids enjoy learning about. It can be somewhat different that other science topics to teach about, because of all the different aspects that make up the solar system as a whole. Each planet has different characteristics, then there is the galaxy and the ozone…

Tornado in a Jar: Simple Science Experiment for Kids
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Tornado in a Jar: Simple Science Experiment for Kids

Most kids love making hands-on science activities. However, many science experiments call for massive ingredients lists, a lot of time, or unusual ingredients. We like making simple science experiments that you can make from ingredients and supplies you already have on hand. A classic and fun simple science experiment is the tornado in a jar….

Free Printable Weather Chart
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Free Printable Weather Chart

What is the weather like today? Is it sunny or cloudy? What will the temperature be today? Help your kids observe and record the day’s weather with this simple free printable weather chart. This chart pairs easily with your favorite weather app or website. (We love Weather Bug!) Have your kids practice navigating and reading…

Giant Gingerbread Men: Baking with Kids
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Giant Gingerbread Men: Baking with Kids

Building gingerbread (or graham cracker) houses is one of my family’s favorite Christmastime traditions–the more elaborate and candy-laden, the better. But this year we opted to change up our family tradition by following a Gingerbread Man story theme, complete with baking and decorating giant Gingerbread Men. This dark, spicy gingerbread dough bakes into a cookie…

Free Printable Solar System Matching Game
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Free Printable Solar System Matching Game

This free printable solar system matching game is out of this world! lol! Sorry, just couldn’t resist. My 2nd grader loves talking about the solar system and she is super happy that Pluto is a planet again. The cute little thing must have felt so left out… at least that’s probably what she was thinking….

Pumpkin Sequencing Game for Fall
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Pumpkin Sequencing Game for Fall

Practice sequencing and learn the pumpkin life cycle with these fun pumpkin sequencing games! This file includes playing cards with 8 sequential parts of the pumpkin life cycle, also labeled with ordinal numbers to ease confusion. I have also added a second set of label cards, for those students who may need a simpler font. Played…

10 Hands-On Science Activities
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10 Hands-On Science Activities

Science is already naturally hands-on. You can experiment, observe, concoct, measure, and so much more. Some projects require a lab, special equipment, and lots of prep time. But, luckily there are so many fun ideas that can be done simply with everyday objects. Try one of these fun, hands-on science experiments with your kids for…

Art and Science: Painting with Gloop
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Art and Science: Painting with Gloop

I don’t know what to tell you… I am over-the-moon excited to share this activity with you. We had a blast! This turned out so much better than I could have imagined, so I really hope that you will give it a try! Painting with gloop was a perfect way to explore texture while enjoying…