Ever heard of a “Non Newtonian Fluid?” What about OOBLECK? Get messy with Miss Laura today as she mixes cornstarch and water to create some awesome slime. Check out what happens as you move your hand slowly through the mixture. Then, what happens when you move your hand quickly through it?
Put on your engineering hats, it’s time to get inventive! Can you create an umbrella for a toy using materials found around your house? Remember, in STEAM activities, there is never just ONE right answer!
Have you ever see walking water?! Grab some food colouring, water, glasses, and paper towels and join Miss Laura as we discover some colourful capillary action! If you want more experiment inspiration, check out The STEM Laboratory!
Star light, star bright, what are the stars you’ll see tonight? As the sunsets sooner, it’s a great time to do some star gazing! What constellations can you see in the night sky? Create your own starry skies with Miss Laura this week!
Prepare for some fruity fun! Do apples float or sink? You might be able to guess the answer because we’re going to turn this delicious snack into a boat! Join Miss Laura for a fruity and fun STEAM activity!
Use some masking tape and paint to create a fun masterpiece of your own! Not interested in a mess? Why not tape your design on the canvas, add a few drops of paint, and put the canvas in a plastic bag! Contain the mess and still get a fun design!
We all know what happens when you play with paint, so let’s skip right to the bath and play in there! Grab some shaving cream and food colouring and prepare a washable Picasso right in the tub. It’s all about the process, not the product. Learn more here:
This might be one of the cleanest painting projects ever! In fact, it doesn’t require any paint at all! Grab some sticky paper and some yarn of different colours and get creative! The possibilities are endless! Click here for more information.