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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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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 […]

Painted Feathers- Art Project For Kids Of All Ages

I love following @erinlightfeather on Instagram.  Her work is so colorful and pretty.  I thought it would be fun for my students to paint some feathers, inspired by her work.  It is always fun to get creative with our canvases.  With Thanksgiving approaching, it would be beautiful to paint super large […]