When you make your own toys your child is likely to take ownership of the design, solve problems and pursue mechanical and artistic variations.
Articles Under 'Kids’ Science'
July 15th, 2013 · 6 Comments
October 29th, 2012 · 35 Comments
If you’re looking for designs on how to make a catapult, here’s a powerful, simple design that’s easy to make out of household items.
September 17th, 2012 · 7 Comments
In the midst of the Chicago Teachers’ Union strike for better quality education for ALL students, a ratios lesson plan has emerged.
March 12th, 2012 · 10 Comments
Math trees are fairly simple and easy to grasp. They are also an excellent conceptual device that offers fun math games for kids of all ages.
February 17th, 2012 · 19 Comments
The Soup Can Catapult is a quick and easy catapult design for kids. It offers the perfect blend of simplicity, power and ease of use.
October 14th, 2011 · 66 Comments
Here’s an easy catapult for kids that uses two soda cans and a few other household items. It’s fun to make, super strong, and only takes a few minutes.
August 26th, 2011 · 14 Comments
The best part about catapults for kids is all the great games you can play. Here’s some fun and easy ones to get you started.
July 21st, 2011 · 38 Comments
If you’ve considered how to make a catapult for kids, you know it should be easy to make, durable, and able to hurl objects with authority. Here are numerous designs in a useful rating system.
June 29th, 2011 · 40 Comments
If you’ve ever considered how to build a catapult for kids, an empty egg carton serves as the ideal base to start with. Now all you need are a few other simple household items.
April 21st, 2011 · 16 Comments
Whether you’re new to catapult designs, or an old pro, you’ll appreciate the simplicity of this model.
December 3rd, 2010 · 15 Comments
If you’ve been on the search for easy catapults for kids, here’s one that’s fun to make, fun to play with, and looks cool in science class.
November 16th, 2010 · 10 Comments
This mini catapult uses the bear clamp base technique to harness tension. All you need to get started are a few household items.
November 1st, 2010 · 31 Comments
Here’s a simple catapult design for kids that provides superior launching power. Assemble in minutes with just a few basic items from around the house.
August 18th, 2009 · 4 Comments
Here’s some easy activities that use everyday household items to improve kids’ counting skills. The activities are easy to set up and lots of fun.
July 21st, 2009 · 87 Comments
Eventually every parent asks- how to make a catapult for kids. This method only takes a few minutes and uses household items you already have on hand.
June 29th, 2009 · 9 Comments
If you’ve ever wondered how to make a pulley for kids, or how to make a kids crane, here’s an easy to follow method. . .
March 24th, 2009 · 10 Comments
Magnets activities for kids are an easy way to introduce your child to the world of physical sciences. The unusual characteristics of magnets stimulate the imagination and invite countless games.
January 27th, 2009 · 2 Comments
Kids’ sorting activities expose your child to basic scientific procedure and stimulate analytical thinking. Best of all, your child will love the challenge of sorting and arranging household items.
December 8th, 2008 · 4 Comments
Measuring stuff around the house is an easy science activity to do with kids. It’s fun and flexible, and nurtures skills fundamental to scientific inquiry.
October 21st, 2008 · 3 Comments
Classifying and interpreting data go hand in hand with scientific procedure. This kids’ science activity rings with laughter in the process of analyzing household items.
September 30th, 2008 · 2 Comments
Here’s a science activity for kids that offers basic exposure to density and the law of gravity. It also gives your child an opportunity to engage in the trial and error method of problem solving. It’s very simple and lots of fun.
September 15th, 2008 · 8 Comments
Magnet activities for kids are a fun way to introduce your child to the world of science. The activities are easy to set up and fun to play. Here’s some easy ones to get you started.
August 15th, 2008 · 19 Comments
If you’ve ever wondered how to make a rocket ship for kids–it’s easier than you think. This one only takes a minute to make, and it seats two comfortably.
July 28th, 2008 · 6 Comments
Here’s a little household science for kids. It’s very simple and lots of fun. Pursue the advanced version of this activity and watch your child take charge of scientific procedures.