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CREATION STATION: PUMPKIN PIE CRAFT

Source: anightowlblog.com With just some tissue paper, a paper plate, and glue, you can make a slice of pumpkin pie with your child today! Materials Large paper plate Orange tissue paper Brown cardstock or construction paper Glue Scissors Stapler A few cotton balls Directions First, cut your orange tissue paper into squares. Next, cut your […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: tinkerlab.com In this yeast and sugar science project, you can watch yeast feed on sugar to fill a balloon with carbon dioxide gas. It’s a fun experiment for kids that’s made with household, everyday materials. Materials Sugar, 2 tablespoons Active dry yeast, 1 packet or 2 1/4 tablespoons Balloon Warm water (40.5-46 degrees C) […]

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CREATION STATION: MONSTER WINDSOCKS

Source: craftsbyamanda.com Kids love funny and cute monster faces, so these easy-to-make monster windsocks are a great afternoon project! They’re a fun way to celebrate windy weather. Materials Crepe paper streamers Eyeball printable (linked, optional) String or yarn Card stock Plain white paper Glue stick Tape Scissors Directions Print out eyeballs and cut out, or […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: scholastic.com Fractions can be tough for young math-learners to comprehend, and solving fraction word problems can be even harder! However, fractions are a critical math concept for your child to grasp, and making math connections in everyday life is a great way to help your child learn. Cooking presents a perfect opportunity for problem […]

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CREATION STATION: MAKE A PET LADYBUG

Source: momitforward.com Your kids will love creating their own paper pet ladybug – think of it as a (very) low-maintenance pet! Made from basic craft supplies that you might even have on hand, this project is simple and fun. Materials Ladybug template (optional) or red construction paper and a black marker to create the spots […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: steamexperiments.com This demonstration gives the illusion of mind reading using properties of odd and even numbers! Materials Sticky note pad Pencil or pen Directions Display the set up to the participant/s with the sticky notes all of a single colour in a 3×3 square and explain to them the setup. Explain that they will […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: howtosmile If you’re looking for new ways to teach kids about math and science, howtosmile is the place to discover them. Their website offers an ever-growing archive of activities that meet you where you live, whether your “classroom” is an active volcano, the shark tank at the local aquarium, or your own kitchen table. […]

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CREATION STATION: RAINY DAY PAPER UMBRELLAS

Source: myteenguide.com You can’t have rain without umbrellas, right? A great umbrella is the best part of a fun rainstorm. So whip up some mini umbrellas of your own to display. Materials Blue construction paper Scissors Cupcake liners Glue Tape Pipe cleaners in any color Markers Directions Start by having your child paint or decorate […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: gosciencekids.com Exploring magical drawings with light refraction is a fun ‘magic’ science trick that even little kids can do. This science experiment is easy to do almost anywhere! Materials Glass of water Paper (or paper napkin works if you’re at a restaurant) Pen or marker Directions Draw something on a piece of paper, and […]

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CREATION STATION: POOL NOODLE RACETRACK

Source: lindsayandandrew.blogspot.com Materials Pool noodles with a hollow middle Duct tape or electrical tape Utility knife or box cutter (adults only!) Paper, scissors, toothpicks, and markers or pencil crayons to create a finish line sign Marbles Directions With a utility knife or box cutter (adults only!), cut the pool noodles in half lengthwise and line […]

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