Colorful Ice Sea Animals | Easy Art Project for Kindergarten and Up

Art is such an important activity for kids to do. It displays their creativity and imagination. In our household, we love sea animals. We wanted to do a project that combines painting and sea creatures. Therefore, we came up with colorful ice sea animals. If you don’t have iced animals, then you can use cubed ice. Below we will show you how to do this easy art project for kindergarten, preschool, and up.

Here is what you need for this activity…

Food Coloring

Paper Plates

Sea Animal Ice Tray (optional) – You can use a cubed ice tray

Paintbrush

This easy art project for kindergarten and up will expose your kids to science and art. They will learn how water changes from a liquid to solid ice. Additionally, children will see ice change colors. If you leave the project out long enough, they will observe how solid ice changes back to a liquid.

We like this activity because it is easy to do and requires minimal setup.

Below is a video that shows you how to create Colorful Sea Animals. The video below comes from my son’s YouTube channel, Corban’s Fun Learning Adventures. Please subscribe if you like what you see.

If you have kids that like art, check out these projects below…

Salt Art Painting for Kids

Melted Crayon Painting

Salt Art Ice Painting

How A Caterpillar Turns into a Butterfly – Home STEM Project for Kids

Spring is here! It is my favorite season because it is not too hot or cold. I also love going outside and enjoying the beautiful weather and nature as a whole. Last year, I showed my son a project where he would learn how a caterpillar turns into a butterfly. He was excited to tackle this challenge. However, last year, it was in the later part of the summer, which is too late to grow butterflies

I was debating on whether to show my son this project because I assumed I would have to touch caterpillars. However, this was not the case at all. Looking back, I am so happy I showed him this project because we had a great and memorable experience.

We used the Insect Lore Butterfly Garden to learn how a caterpillar turns into a butterfly. When we first received the caterpillars, they were tiny. However, they quickly grew before our eyes. My son and I enjoyed observing and feeding them fresh fruit. It was amazing to watch them form into chrysalis and transform to butterflies.

When it was time to release the butterflies, it was a bittersweet moment. They became part of our family during the short time they were in our home. We were going to miss them. However, watching them fly out of the habitat was amazing.

My son learned so much. He was able to experience firsthand the wonderful world of nature and science.

The great thing about the Insect Lore Butterfly Garden is you can purchase more caterpillars with the garden you already have. We are planning to grow more butterflies this spring.

We think your kids will LOVE this STEM project. Watch a short video (under two minutes) below of our experience with the Insect Lore Butterfly Garden. In the video, you the see our process for growing the butterflies and releasing them into the world.

The video below comes from my son’s YouTube channel, Corban’s Fun Learning Adventures. Please subscribe if you like what you see.

Have fun with this project!

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Explosive Lunch Bag for Kids | Fun Science Experiment to do at Home

Science explosions are my son’s favorite type of activity. You may assume that we saw this activity in a science book or the Internet. However, we read about this activity while reading the Weird School book series by Dan Gutman. My son, Cory, loves reading these books. Once he saw we could make a lunch bag explode, he looked at me and said, “We gotta do it!” This is definitely a fun science experiment to do at home.

The great thing about this activity is you most likely have all the ingredients in your home. Below is what we used….

2 Gallon Ziplock Bag (you can use 1 gallon as well)

Food Coloring

Vinegar

Baking Soda

It is best to do this science experiment outside. Also, you should wear old clothes along with science gloves and goggles.

While doing this experiment, your child will learn about how acids (vinegar) and bases (baking soda) react to one another. Vinegar and baking soda combine to make carbon dioxide which is a gas.

Don’t be surprised if your child wants to do this activity again.

In the short video below, we show you how to set up the experiment. The video comes from my son’s YouTube Channel, Corban’s Fun Learning Adventures. Please subscribe if you like what you see.

Try this today! It will be a fun science experiment to do at home!

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Easy Science Experiment for Home – Disappearing Money

Science is amazing! We have learned a lot of fun tricks from doing science activities. Today, we will show you one. It is an easy science experiment for home. It is called Disappearing Money. Don’t worry, you can make the money appear again!

All you need for this experiment is…

Coin

Clear drinking glass

Saucer

Water

This activity will teach your child about light rays and what happens once it reaches the human eye. You will also learn how light rays impact our vision when they don’t reach the eye.

Below is a video showing you how to do this easy science experiment for home. This is a great trick to show family members.

The video comes from my son’s YouTube channel, Corban’s Fun Learning Adventures. Please subscribe if you like what you see.

Have fun with this activity!


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Fun Rain Experiment – Easy Science Experiment for Kids

Spring is here and it brings lots of showers. I have the perfect activity to help your kids understand why rains falls. They will create a rain cloud! This is an easy science experiment for kids at home.

This activity requires household materials. Below is what you will need….

Shaving Cream

Water

Food Coloring

Glass Jar

We first saw this easy science experiment for kids at our local science center. This demonstration helped my son, Cory, learn how rain is formed. It is fun and easy to do. This is an activity that you can repeat with easy clean up.

Below is a video my son created to show you how to do this experiment. It comes from his YouTube channel, Corban’s Fun Learning Adventures. It is full of science experiments, learning games, and DIY projects. Please subscribe if you like what you see.

Have fun with this activity!

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How to Make your Own Bouncy Balls for Kids

Most of the kids I know love bouncy balls, including my son, Cory. About two weeks, my son and I were trying to find a fun DIY project to do on a cold day. When Cory found out he could make a bouncy ball from scratch, he became excited. We found what was needed for this project and got started immediately. In this post, we will show you how to make your own bouncy balls.

You need the following for this project…

Hot Water

Food Coloring

School Glue

Borax

Corn Starch

Once you make the bouncy ball, you will be amazed at how soft it is. You will also love the fact that your child can immediately play with something they made from household ingredients. I believe this is the best type of DIY project.

The video below shows you how to make a Bouncy Ball from scratch. It comes from my son’s YouTube channel, Corban’s Fun Learning Adventures. Please subscribe if you like what you see. Below is the video.

We hope your kids enjoy their new creation.

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5 Easy Science Experiments for Kids at Home | A Celebration of One Year’s Accomplishment

5 Easy Science Experiments for Kids at Home as a Celebration

About two years ago, my son Cory said he wanted to start a YouTube channel. He was four-years-old at the time, and I said no to his request. A year later, as a five-year-old, he asked again to start a YouTube channel. This time I took him a little more seriously because this had been on his mind for a year.

After the second request, I said ,yes, thinking we would create three videos and he would grow tired of the process. However, I was wrong. It has been a year and we have diligently created one video (sometimes two) a week for his channel, Corban’s Fun Learning Adventures.

In order to celebrate my son’s year on YouTube, we have made a compilation of 5 easy science experiments for kids at home. These science activities have been the most viewed on his channel.

Why I said yes

My son had to get both my husband’s and my approval in order to start the channel. I said yes because he was able to answer my one question: How will you use your videos to help people? He said he wanted to share fun activities with other kids.

I have been doing DIY projects and science experiments with Cory since he was two-years-old. I wrote blogs about our activities and posted pictures. However, the pictures never showed his face. Viewers could only see his arm or the back of his head.

He started to develop a desire to share the activities himself. He thought they would be better shared from a kids’ perspective. He was right!

What we have learned during this process

Together Cory and I have learned the art of goal setting. His goal is to get 1000 subscribers. Therefore, we have posted at least one or two videos per week on Youtube. Every week he has steadily received subscribers to his channel. Currently, as I am writing this, the channel has 590 subscribers. We are proud that he is over the half way mark.

Cory has learned to edit his videos. At first, I edited the videos alone. Nonetheless, Cory wanted more graphics, sound effects, and transitions in his videos. We learned this skill in IMovie. We make it a goal to try to learn a new editing skill weekly and incorporate it in the videos.

We have learned to be organized. It takes a lot to produce one video. First, you have to research your idea to see if people want to know about your topic. Then we gather materials for our activities and create talking points. Next, we shoot the videos with proper lighting. Afterwards, we have to edit, create a video title, make a thumbnail, and optimize the video in YouTube with descriptions and keywords. Last, I market the video which means to tell people that it is on YouTube. It is a lot to do weekly but worth the effort if it helps people.

Celebrate With US

You can celebrate Cory’s one year milestone by watching and enjoying his science video below. We hope that you do these 5 fun activities with your kids. Please subscribe to Corban’s Fun Learning Adventures if you like what you see.

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Erupting Easter Eggs | Easy Science Experiment for Kids at Home

Easter is around the corner and many people will be buying eggs to do hunts! We love activities that involve eggs. Last Easter, we did the Colorful Eggs Drop Experiment for kids. This is one of our favorite science experiments to do. This year we decided to erupt eggs! Believe me, it is an easy science experiment for kids at home.

The following is needed for this activity…


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The beauty of this experiment is that it is two-fold. First, your child will learn how to make a bouncy egg. They will learn how a certain household material can permanently change the look and feel of the egg.

Afterwards, they will make it erupt. This is the best part. You can’t just erupt one egg. It is more fun when you erupt more! We decided to do three when we did the activity.

Below is a video showing you how to do the Erupting Egg experiment. The video comes from my son’s YouTube channel, Corban’s Fun Learning Adventures. Please subscribe if you like what you see.

Don’t hesitate to do this easy science experiment for kids at home. They will have a blast.

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Disappearing Glow in the Dark Water | Fun At Home Chemistry Experiment

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Glow in the dark activities are a big hit in our household. When we saw that it is possible to make glowing water disappear, we had to try it. This activity is called the Disappearing Glow in the Dark Water. It is a fun at home chemistry experiment for kids. It is fascinating and simple to do.

What You Need For This Experiment

You need household materials. The items are below…

Tonic Water

Black flashlight

Spoon

Drinking glass

Plastic bowl

Bleach

Dropper

Measuring Cup

Because bleach is used in this experiment, it is important for parents to supervise this fun at home chemistry experiment.

My son and I have created a video showing you how to make water glow in the dark. Furthermore, we show you how to make it disappear. You will see step-by-step instructions and how amazed we were at the results.

We hope you try it. This experiment shows kids how fun science, specifically chemistry, can be.

Another important point is that doing science experiments can help children learn to read.

We encourage you to conduct a search for science experiments on this website and do them with your child. You will see you child’s vocabulary start to expand.

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How To Make A Paper Helicopter That Flies | Fun Paper Craft for Boys and Girls

My son loves to make all types of paper airplanes. His favorite one to make is the glider. It does loops and has a lot of air time. When he first saw the paper helicopter, he wasn’t sure how it would fly. We decided to make it and he was amazed at how it spun in the air. We want to share this fun project with you and your children. We are going to show you how to make a paper helicopter that flies. 

All you need for this project is the following…

Paper

Ruler

Scissors

Paper Clip

You most likely have all the items for the paper helicopter in your home now.

While making the helicopter, it is a great time to discuss terms like speed, airtime, distance, and acrobatics with your child. This helicopter has a lot of airtime, some speed, and no distance. 

Once your child flies this helicopter for the first time, they will want to do it repeatedly. 

If you have a child that likes paper airplanes, we suggest the book, Show-How Guides Paper  Airplanes by Keith Zoo. It has 11 different types of planes your child can make. Furthermore, it provides the speed, airtime, distance, acrobatics, and uniqueness of each plane. This is one of my son’s favorite books. He has it out frequently to make various paper airplanes.

Below we have provided you with a video on how to make a paper helicopter that flies. We give you step-by-step detailed instructions. You will also see my son flying it at the end of the video. 

The video below comes from my son’s YouTube Channel, Corban’s Fun Learning Adventures. Please like, share, and subscribe if you  like what you see.

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