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Posts from the category: Science & Nature

35 Resources To Encourage Inquiry & Inventive Thinking

35 Online Educational Resources to Inspire Inventive Thinking

This fantastic collection of resources is brought to you by littleBIGidea. I’ve scoured the internet, including all of my favourite social media sites, to bring you a fantastic collection of online inquiry and inventive thinking resources that I know will inspire and motivate both you and your … [Read more...]

Math Games for Kids: Learning About Attributes in Nature

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This post is by regular contributor Debi Huang of Go Explore Nature. On a recent hike with my two young sons, I had a chance to take one of the fun math games Christie has shared on learning about attributes outside and into nature. And guess what? It was a huge hit! Attributes are the … [Read more...]

5 Construction Challenges for Kids With BIG Ideas

5 Construction and Building Challenges for kids (STEM)

This is a sponsored post. A construction based challenge can be an excellent project for encouraging children to think creatively, to solve problems and to express their own ideas using a range of practical materials. Construction challenges provide a fabulous platform for the development of a … [Read more...]

Science Fun for Kids: Fingerprint Forensics

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This post is by Ali Wright of At Home With Ali. The science of fingerprints is pretty cool…. each and every fingerprint is unique! No two people share the same fingerprints and even identical twins have different prints. This is why fingerprints are so useful in crime scene identification. The … [Read more...]

Easy Science for Kids: Bouncy Eggs

Science for Kids: Bouncy Eggs Experiment

This post is by regular contributor Ali Wright of At Home With Ali. My kids love a bit of science and experimentation. 'Bouncy eggs' is a fun and easy experiment that we have tried a number of times. This experiment takes one week – over that time you discover what happens when you leave one egg … [Read more...]

Math Games: Number Learning in Nature

Math Games - Number learning in nature - Counting

This post is by regular contributor Debi Huang of Go Explore Nature. My youngest son is in kindergarten, which means we spend a lot of time working with our ABCs and 123s. In addition to taking our reading and writing activities outdoors, I’m often looking for ways to combine math games with … [Read more...]

25 Fun Things to Do at the Beach

Fun things to Do at the Beach | Drip castle

This post is by regular contributor Debi Huang of Go Explore Nature. My family and I love spending time at the beach. It’s one giant playground with all kinds of fun and easy ways to discover nature right at your fingertips. Plus, whether you’re checking out a new-to-you spot or revisiting an old … [Read more...]

Easy Homemade Lemonade Recipe: Cooking With Kids

Easy Homemade Lemonade Recipe | Cooking with Kids

This post is by regular contributor Ali Wright of At Home With Ali. My kids love homemade lemonade. Whenever our fruit bowl is overflowing with lemons someone always suggests making a batch of lemonade.  We use a tried and true recipe that is easy and doesn't involve any cooking on the stove top. … [Read more...]