Creative crafts/experiments for older kids
A homemade lava lamp gives any room a retro flair. Find out how to make a homemade lava lamp, and learn some science too, with this educational activity.
This homemade parachute toy is incredibly easy to build. Plus, it gives kids an excuse to investigate and experiment...the backbone of kindergarten science.
Here's a fun activity that will introduce your fourth grader to the concept of frictionless motion by constructing a hovercraft.
Kids are sure to be entranced by the magic of the ocean when they create their very own ocean in a bottle.
Before digital cameras, before Polaroids, there was the original pinhole camera. Build a pinhole camera and see what true vintage photography looks like!
Planning a beach vacation? Here's a cool nature craft you can make in the sand with your child.
Here's a fun arts and crafts activity that has you and your child creating a book with a secret hollow!
Make a kaleidoscope at home to teach your child about the color spectrum and mirror science.
Encourage your preschooler's creativity with this exciting art project! Every "scratch art" drawing is unique and colorful!
The perfect activity for a rainy day, or any time your little one moans, "Moooo-oom, there's nothing to do!"