skittles candy on a bright yellow background

Halloween is here and that means lots and lots of candy! We had many creative ways of getting rid of some of the excess candy in our house, but probably the way the kids liked best (other than getting paid to get rid of it) was Halloween Candy Experiments.  Here is one of our favorites:

line of pumpkins with words Spooky STEM activities

I love Halloween! The costumes, the decorations, the candy, the jokes (Why did the ghost starch his sheet? He wanted everyone scared stiff.) – it’s all great!  But this year, why not take some time out from the spooky tricks and sweet treats to include a little learning amongst all the mayhem? Try these scary STEM activities with your little goblins:

create fireworks with stem info graphic

On July 4, 1776, the Second Continental Congress declared the separation of the 13 original colonies from Great Britain and adopted the Declaration of Independence. Now, we celebrate America’s Independence Day with lots of different summertime activities like family gatherings, swimming, parades, boating, and cookouts.