Learning Science

Volcano Power. Erupting outdoor craft

Summer is coming to an end, school days are breathing down our necks, yet my kids continue to load their pockets with every possible thing that will fit inside and drag it home “for some special project”. I don’t have the stamina to throw their treasures out. I do need a special project to utilize [...]

Geology ROCK-n-Learn for kids. Best rocks & minerals play activities.

What subjects, topics, bits of knowledge will excite my kids when they grow up? Geology has always been a bitterwseet spot me: as a child I had some fascinating looking cards from a board game, that was lost long before I was born. All that was left from it were those cards. Yep, the fascinating [...]

Having a BLAST learning: mentos and diet soda science experiment

Dropping a little white sweet candy into a big dark bottle of coke produces one of the most exhilarating effects: a big and watery explosion. Two mentoes – bigger explosion. Five – ogogogo! Behold and step back! With absolute certainty I can say that this science experiment was definitely a blast: mentoes make a myriad [...]

Let it fly! 7 awesome toys that teach about flight

1. Ultralight Airplanes Gliders Building Science Kit 8 years + With plastic and bamboo parts from this Thames & Kosmos’ project kit construct ultralight model gliders and learn the basic information about flight, gravity and principles of physics. Develops skills: flight, physics, science, experimental skills, observation skills, building skills, pretend play 2. Strato Slam Rocket Battle Blast [...]

Educational visit to the park: 12 things to learn

Learning doesn’t have to be boring. It doesn’t have to take place at the desk with a book. Outside is a perfect place to be learning a tons of fascinating topics! No one is too young to learn. No one is too old. Searching for new things to learn and new things to share with [...]

Geological timeline: even preschoolers can learn it with this fun activity

Geological Timeline is one of our favorite activities. My kids just love pulling out the strings, the little objects, competing whose turn it is to place the next card over the ribbons. The whole geological history of the Earth becomes more tangible and easy to comprehend – and a lot more fun too. Geological Earth [...]