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One special ingredient can make your lemonade stand the best in the whole neighborhood! Do you know what it is?

Color Changing Lemonade

One special ingredient can make your lemonade stand the best in the whole neighborhood! Do you know what it is?

What do ants eat? Find out using this super fun experiment for kids!

ThinkStretch - What do Ants Eat?

What do ants eat? Find out using this super fun experiment for kids!

Have you ever seen a strand of DNA before? Use this STEM activity to extract the DNA from a strawberry! Take a look!

Strawberry DNA Extraction Experiment

Have you ever seen a strand of DNA before? Use this STEM activity to extract the DNA from a strawberry! Take a look!

Hovercrafts aren't just a staple of futuristic movies. They make a great STEM activity for kids! Check out how to make your own!

Create your own DIY Hovercraft

Hovercrafts aren't just a staple of futuristic movies. They make a great STEM activity for kids! Check out how to make your own!

Can you blow up a balloon inside a plastic bottle? Learn about air pressure with this fun science activity!

Air Pressure Bottle  Balloon Blowing

Can you blow up a balloon inside a plastic bottle? Learn about air pressure with this fun science activity!

You've probably been to a corn maze in the fall, but have you ever seen a plant go through a maze? They follow the sunlight through a box! Find out how to make your own STEM plant maze!

STEM Plant Maze

You've probably been to a corn maze in the fall, but have you ever seen a plant go through a maze? They follow the sunlight through a box! Find out how to make your own STEM plant maze!

How does lightning work? Let's find out using static electricity! Weather science is so exciting for students, but it's even more exciting when all they need to do it themselves are a balloon and a spoon.

Static Electricity: How does Lightning Work?

How does lightning work? Let's find out using static electricity! Weather science is so exciting for students, but it's even more exciting when all they need to do it themselves are a balloon and a spoon.

Worms are the soil scientists of nature! Create your own worm jar by building a tiny ecosystem. This will allow students to see these amazing little creatures at work!

Making a Worm Jar: Seeing Nature’s Soil Scientists at Work

Worms are the soil scientists of nature! Create your own worm jar by building a tiny ecosystem. This will allow students to see these amazing little creatures at work!

Teach kids how to make their very own bird nest with this STEM and STEAM enriched activity!

Building STEAM Bird Nests

Teach kids how to make their very own bird nest with this STEM and STEAM enriched activity!

No matter what time of year it is, when you look up into the sky, you can probably see clouds. How do these fluffy white giants form, though? Well, using our cloud jar, we can find out!

Cloud Jar

No matter what time of year it is, when you look up into the sky, you can probably see clouds. How do these fluffy white giants form, though? Well, using our cloud jar, we can find out!

Which condiment will best clean a penny? Will ANY? Let's find out!

Cleaning Pennies with Condiments

Which condiment will best clean a penny? Will ANY? Let's find out!

Why grow your plants in a pot when you can grow them in an eggshell? Post-breakfast cleanup has never been so creative!

DIY Egg Shell Planters

Why grow your plants in a pot when you can grow them in an eggshell? Post-breakfast cleanup has never been so creative!

Can your students keep their peep marshmallow safe in a structure made of toothpicks and jellybeans? This STEM activity is perfect for spring!

ThinkStretch - Super STEM: Jellybean Peep Protector

Can your students keep their peep marshmallow safe in a structure made of toothpicks and jellybeans? This STEM activity is perfect for spring!

Stimulate your need for STEM! Build a sprout house made of colorful sponges and various types of seeds! It's super easy AND fun!

Building a STEM Sponge Sprout House

Stimulate your need for STEM! Build a sprout house made of colorful sponges and various types of seeds! It's super easy AND fun!

Whether you need a relaxing activity to keep your hands busy or your student needs a sensory development activity, two-ingredient DIY moon sand is the perfect activity!

DIY Moon Sand

Whether you need a relaxing activity to keep your hands busy or your student needs a sensory development activity, two-ingredient DIY moon sand is the perfect activity!

Make your own plastic using the casein found in that stuff you pour in your cereal: milk! 🍼 Learn how:

DIY Plastic Shapes Using Casein from Milk

Make your own plastic using the casein found in that stuff you pour in your cereal: milk! 🍼 Learn how: