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Last Minute Do-It -ourself Science Christmas Gifts

Have you completed Christmas shopping or do you still have a few gifts to produce between now and early next week? I recently had a...

I Don’t Want to Deck the Halls or the Walls – Can’t I Just Take a Nap Instead?

One of my most cherished memories of childhood was taking out the Christmas tree the weekend after Thanksgiving and watching my mom untangle the lights...

Why You Should Vote Yes and Support School Bond and Mill Levies This November

At one time in my life I was a DINK – Dual Income No Kids and was asked to vote on a tax increase on...

Build Your Own Black Light Secret Message – Perfect for Trick or Treating!

We are always looking for new and fun science activities at the Steve Spangler Science Labs.This Halloween season we have really outdone ourselves with a...

Boo Bubbles – Capture a Ghost in a Bubble

Sure you’ve laid traps for leprechauns on St. Patrick’s Day, tried to catch Santa filling stockings on Christmas Eve or foiled the Easter Bunny while...

I’m No Dance Mom…Enrichment Activities – When Do You Push and When Do You Stand Back?

From a young age, my daughters have always been involved in extra-curricular activities. I’ve never pushed them or chosen for them, rather given them choices...

10 Ways to Support Your Classroom Teacher This Year

It’s August, which means back to school, which means saying goodbye to summer, which means shelling out the moola. Is it the smell of new...

Colorado’s Best Places to Learn – Bugs, Dinos, Nature and More

You will find my tag line “Finding the learning in everything” on my blog, on my bio and on my Twitter profile. I live that...

I’m a Burnt Grilled Cheese in the Sandwich Generation

If 2012 has taught me anything – it’s taught me that I am a card-carrying member of the Sandwich generation. I’m living inside the sandwich....

Sizzling Summer Science Activities to Keep Your Kids Learning

I saw a report that said the average child sits in front of a monitor for over seven hours a day. No one wants to...