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Leprechaun Science Activities from Our Favorite Kid Activity Bloggers

We enjoy following some of our favorite blogging Kids Activity Moms on Pinterest. Here is a short round up of our favorites for St. Patrick's Day -   Shamrock crystals from Housing a Forest Shamrock Color Viewer: a craft and a tool…
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Leprechaun Science Secrets - The Best Activities for St. Patrick's Day

During the month of March, everything starts to turn green, and not just the grass and trees. It's leprechaun season. Time to catch a sneaky little devil who hides gold coins while wreaking havoc all over. For years, we have shared our…

Leprechaun Gardening - Shamrock Sprouts from Housing a Forest

When it comes to gardening, Leprechauns have a green thumb. That’s not to say that they really have a green-colored thumb (even though they do). It means that they are really good at growing plants. Leprechauns are so incredible at gardening…

Fortune Telling Fish Make Unique and Creative Valentines - Let Science Detect Your Love

 By Blog Editor Susan Wells My girls and I don't like to hand out the standard paper Valentines from the store. Those are just boring. So each year we look for a different and unique Valentine to hand out. Since I'm known as the Science Mom…
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Make a Love Connection with Valentines Day Science

Valentine's Day is a holiday known for its dedication to love, chocolate, and… science? The Science of Love of course! This year we are celebrating Valentine's Day science with a kit full of the most eye-catching, heart-grabbing, hands-on…
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Inside Winter Wonderland - A Christmas Village Covered in Insta-Snow

Becky I. from California shared pictures of her Christmas village with us. She uses Insta-Snow and sprinkles it all over her Christmas village. Insta-Snow fluffs and feels like real snow. It is perfect for creating an indoor winter wonderland.…
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Santa and Rudolph Leave Footprints All Over Your Home - Insta-Snow Snowy Footrprints

By Blog Editor Susan Wells Each year I work hard to keep the Santa mystery alive. I find new ways to surprise my daughters' on Christmas morning...we've left a special Santa key, sprinkled reindeer dust on the lawn, taken secret pictures of…
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White Winter Butter and Golden Summer Butter

By Jane Goodwin In Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House in the Big Woods – incidentally the first in the Little House series – Laura’s Ma churns the cream into butter once a week.   Each day had its own work, in addition to the usual…
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The Perfect Gift for Budding Scientists - Do It Yourself or All in One Science Kits

By Blog Editor Susan Wells Do you have a pint-sized scientist in your life? Do they want to set up a mad scientist laboratory in your kitchen? We meet so many parents, grandparents and other influential adults who know a child who is obsessed…
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Send a Secret Santa Note or Write a Secret Message to Santa

Does your child write letters to Santa? Or are you a Secret Santa that wants to leave clues or confuse your gift recipient? Here are a few different ways to send a secret message to Santa, an elf or anyone. Just keep in mind you will probably…