science for kids

Work your brain in the Mindbender Mansion at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science

Work your brain in the Mindbender Mansion at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science

OK, I’ll admit it. We haven’t been exercising our brains much lately. I always start summer off strong. We head to the library on the very first day. We sign up for all the reading programs we can find. I save any unfinished workbooks from […]

April Fool’s Day science pranks

April Fool’s Day science pranks

April Fool’s Day is on Easter Sunday this year. This means, of course, that you can do things like wrap grapes in chocolate foil to trick your poor unsuspecting children (though I’d make sure you had the real stuff on-hand or that could get ugly […]

This is one of the BEST podcasts for kids

This is one of the BEST podcasts for kids

We first listened to a Brains On! podcast on a road trip a few years ago. We drive to California at least once a year, so we’ve got a good 20 hours in the car to keep ourselves entertained. Everyone has tablets and books and […]

9 Valentine’s Day Science Activities

9 Valentine’s Day Science Activities

Ahhhh, Valentine’s Day. A day for romance and sweet music and soft lighting. Or a day for exploding hearts and slimy valentines. I vote for the second one. Less mushy sentiment and more mushy¬†science projects! These projects would be a lot of fun to do […]