Science fair projects are an important part of STEM learning. Whether your child wins a science fair trophy or not, they can sharpen their critical thinking skills and develop a greater appreciation for the world around them. *There are affiliate links within this post. If you click and buy I make a small commission but at no cost to you.
Ecofriendly laundry detergent strips, like Tru Earth brand, are good for you and for the planet. They take up less space. You don’t need to worry about bulky packaging or worry your kids will eat harmful plastic pods. (Not that I recommend you let your kids or pets eat these). Lower you carbon footprint and save your back by using these super cool laundry strips. You will be glad you did…I am loving them! *There are affiliate links in this post. If you click a link and buy I make a small commission but absolutely at no cost to you.
Growing an organic family garden is a great project for you and the kids. Make it hazardous chemical free and reap the benefits of a healthy harvest.
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Gardening with kids has so many benefits. Gardening develops an appreciation for the Earth. It also encourages an eco-friendly lifestyle. Involve your kids in gardening and encourage science and healthy eating all summer long. Note: this post contains affiliate links. If you click on a link I might make a small commission always at no cost to you.
Raising honey bees is not for the light of heart. It takes a great deal of work and patience. But it is a project so wonderful for the environment. You are protecting a species that has a major impact in the food chain through pollination. By raising honey bees you are also protecting other endangered pollinators by creating a landscape attractive to them.
It is important to teach about paleontology. Paleontologists use the scientific method so paleontology is a great way for young scientists to learn how to use the scientific method. They are expert puzzle solvers so learning about their methods creates better scientists.
What does paleontology mean? Paleontology is not just the study of dinosaurs…although my boys would beg to differ! It is the study of the history of life on Earth. It is based on the study of fossils of prehistoric plants, animals, fungi and microbes.