While loose parts like blocks, cardboard boxes, sandbags, and pillows work great for supporting ramps, it can be helpful to have dedicated ramp supports on hand. These cardboard ramp supports are simple, quick, and virtually free to make. Plus, the process of building them is a learning-rich experience for kids as well.
Overview Here’s a do it yourself tutorial outlining how to recycle stubby bits of old single-color crayons into chunky multicolored custom crayons using a slow
Overview Here’s a simple and inexpensive DIY project that’ll help interested kids learn about plants, hone observation skills, and practice being a caretaker. I picked
Successfully driving screws at one of these screwdriver work stations leaves young kids feeling strong and capable.
Overview These boots were made for walking and they did a lot of it over the years. When their walking days came to an end,
eeltoys.com spokes-kid, Channing, tests out the oobleck she made–with the help of her brother.
In her second oobleck video, eeltoys.com spokes-kid, Channing, adds some color to her concoction.
Here’s a fun experiment from Steve Spangler: Can you balance 10 nails on the head of a nail? Check out the video to learn how
Splat painting is easy peasy and super fun for active kids. This simple action art activity involves hitting paint-soaked cotton balls with a small mallet.
Check the video from The Artful Parent for a quick how to on making melted crayon art:
Hydrogen bonds and surface tension give water some amazing properties. Learn more with this experiment involving a penny and drops of water from Steve Spangler:
Here’s a Steve Spangler video demonstrating an experiment that doesn’t seem possible. Can you really stab sticks through a bag of water without any leaks?