Today we are celebrating Read Across America and Dr. Seuss’ birthday. Join our friends at Mark Miller Subaru for a virtual storytime and then make this great Dr. Seuss Day art project! Dr Seuss Day: Truffula Tree Painting Sensory Activity-great for ages 3 and up with adult Materials Apple or Potato Acrylic or craft paint […]
Rainbow Walking Water Ages 5 and up. It’s already March! As we get ready for a month full of fun Springtime events, we thought we would start with this activity that lets kids make their own rainbow indoors. Using some basic kitchen supplies, kids can learn about capillary action. Capillaries are the tiny tubes in […]
Astronaut Boot Camp! Astronaut Celebration! Ages 2 and up Did you know your child can get letters from current astronauts? If you send a letter (or a card!) along with a self-addressed and stamped envelope, then NASA will send you a response! Simply send your mail to NASA/Johnson Space Center CB/Astronaut Office Houston, TX […]
Moon Phases Clark Planetarium We are excited to kick off Astronaut Boot Camp with this awesome video from our friends at the Clark Planetarium!
Astronaut Boot Camp! Starry Night Play dough Ages 2+ Space-the final frontier! Learning about space from a young age is not only important but can also be a lot of fun. It can be difficult for those who are younger to grasp a concept as large as space which is why a sensory activity is a great learning tool to […]
Solar System Mobile Ages 7 and up with an adult For older kids who are learning about space in their classrooms, creating a solar system sun mobile is a great way to tie everything they’ve been learning and doing from the comfort of their home. Plus, it makes for an eye-catching addition that any kid […]
Making a Lunar Landscape Ages 3 and up Why does the Moon have craters? Today we are going to do an experiment to learn about the lunar surface by making a model. In science, the term model means creating a representation of something in order to understand universal scientific principles. By making this model we […]
Fried Milk Confucius Institute We are thrilled to share this recipe with you in celebration of the Chinese New Year! Special thanks to the Confucius Institute at The University of Utah for sharing this amazing recipe with us! Watch the tutorial video here: https://youtu.be/QhUVHjg3bO4 Ingredients: Whole milk: 2 cups + 1 tbsp (500g) Cornstarch: 160g […]
Purely Presidential Fitness Routine Throughout the history of The United States, we have had many different personalities in the White House. While they have all had different ways to reduce stress and stay healthy, many of occupants of the Oval Office included some daily exercise as a way to get out of the office and […]
Healthy Rice Crispy Treats Ages 2+ February is the month of valentines and showing our love to the people around us. This can often mean a month filled with tasty treats. Rice Crispy Treats are often seen as a special treat for kids, since they are tasty, sweet, and filling. But these treats are high in fat and […]
Heart Shaped Glasses Ages 4 and up Happy February! This month we are celebrating Valentine’s Day with our pals at Friends For Sight. Friends for Sight’s mission is to Save Sight and Change Lives. They do this by providing free screenings, helping people of all ages and backgrounds access quality eye care, and disseminating information […]
As spring arrives, there are beautiful flowers to enjoy. Even though flowers look different from each other, they all have the same basic parts. We are going to look inside a flower and see the different parts that it is made of! Make sure to always get permission before picking a flower and have an adult help you with this activity.
Happy Earth Day! Today we are partnering with the American Chemical Society to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Find some fun activities on their website To show some love for the planet we are going to recycle a plastic bottle into a self-watering planter. This easy to maintain planter makes a great place to watch fruits and vegetables grow
Welcome to Earth Week! This is a time to celebrate the Earth and also see what we can do help the environment. Earth Week is an opportunity to talk to your children about respecting the environment and see what changes you and your family can make to help the Earth. Earth Day is April 22nd, and it’s the 50th anniversary, so make sure to do something special to celebrate, and we’re here to help with lots of fun activities!
Thanks so much for participating in Week of the Young Child with us! For our last day, we are talking about families. Everyone’s family is special and unique, so we chose projects that can help you learn a little bit more about your family. We have two guests who have created fun projects that you can do with your family at home.