Simple Machine Science for Kids: Launching Ping Pong Ball Snowmen by Buggy and Buddy Whenever I invite my kids to participate in science experiments, my main goal is NOT to make sure they master a set concept, but simply to allow them to explore the activity in their own way. Giving this freedom to children inspires them to make predictions and critically think about the world around them in a pressure-free setting. We don’t really get snow in our neck of the woods so we have to create our own imaginary snow activities~ like our indoor snowy toy car ramp, or like this activity- launching ping pong ball snowmen! Materials for Launching Ping Pong Ball Snowmen Ping pong balls (Optional: Draw snowmen faces on the...
Who said an Ugly Christmas Sweater Party needs gluten? Preparing for our upcoming chat with Elizabeth Hasselbeck, I realized we have something in common, we're both gluten free - so to help anyone else out there that happens to be looking for a few GF holiday meals, I wanted to provide a few great resources:
Holiday party ideas on a budget It’s time to celebrate the holidays with friends and family. No matter what your style, you can throw a winter celebration that fits. And you don’t have to spend a lot of money. Here are some ideas. Game night * Play two truths and a lie, holiday edition. Talk about two awesome or awful gifts you’ve actually received and include a third that you never got. The goal is to see if your friends can figure out the two you actually received. * Play Christmas Minute to Win It. The idea of the game, based on the NBC television show, is to create quick but challenging activities for one another — like building a pyramid out...