Candy science is one of my favorite science activities. Making rock candy is easy to make and can easily double as a science experiment. The process may take several weeks depending on how big you want your crystals. Kids love watching the crystal grow as they form on the stick and especially love to eat the finished product. We turned out candy science into a science activity by making our rock candy with three different Continue reading →
Have you ever wanted a big huge TV screen but didn’t have the money to go buy one? Today the girls and I made one with an iPhone, a cardboard box, and a magnifying glass. It was actually really easy, and, believe it or not, it worked. It’s not the top-of-the-line Samsung TV but if you’re in a pinch to watch that game or your favorite movie on the big screen, this is a cheap option. The Continue reading →
STEM has been one of those anagrams that people have been throwing around for the last couple years. Over the last year, we have been hearing the phrase more and more on TV and the internet. So what is STEM and why should Unschoolers or Homeschoolers be learning everything we can? Unschoolers should take every advantage out there about STEM or STEAM. What is STEAM? Science Technology Engineering, Art and Math is an acronym that stands for STEAM Continue reading →
My girls are probably way too old to be playing with dolls since they are ten and eleven, but, really, how old is too old? I encourage imaginative play because it makes great writers, movie makers, Imagineers (Disney), or any design job. We traveled for a year in an RV and made the girls get rid of all their playhouses, little doll furniture, and any small pieces that they had lying around for Barbie, Monster High, Continue reading →
How are clouds made??? That was the question for today….. so we made a cloud by taking a 2 leader soda bottle cut it in half and then but very hot water in the bottom and put ice in the top with the lid on and upside down…. It did not really form cloud but it made steam (or condinsation built up between the layers) which formed on the side of the bottle and then dripped water Continue reading →
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