Author: Amber S.

rubber band car, stem, steam. Figment Creative Labs, Austin Texas, engineering, kids activities, Newton's law of motion, elasticity, motion, DIY, mechanics,

Rubber Band Car DIY

I am super excited to present to and teach an engineering project at the Eane’s Elementary STEM day this month to 120 second graders.  I came up with the idea that I wanted to make rubber band powered cars with the kids.  I have this cool book Amazing Rubber Band Cars. […]

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Superhero Art Capes- Figment Creative Labs

  I set up a few art tables at a friend’s son’s birthday party last weekend. He wanted a Super Why theme (you know, the PBS show where the superheroes read).  I set up one craft table where the kids made superhero wrist cuffs using toilet paper rolls, one with […]

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Wood Bending Bracelet Craft- Magic or Science?

My son is really into magic right now.  He is constantly trying out his tricks with me… I mean constantly.   So, I came up with a “trick” of my own.  I handed him a large craft stick and said,” Can you bend this without breaking it?”  He laughed, and […]