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Magic School Bus Science Club!

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If you have children (ages 5-12) who enjoy the Magic School Bus books or videos–and if you like doing science experiments with them–then you’ll LOVE The Magic School Bus Science Club!

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January is Homeschool Month!

It’s Homeschool Month and Educents will be providing the homeschooling community with helpful articles, videos, and discussions from homeschooling experts all month long. Plus, they’ll have a sale on homeschool products for all the families preparing to stock up for the new year!  (more…)

Candy Cane Fun

Who doesn’t love eating candy canes this time of year(or anytime really)? So why not have some Candy Cane Fun?

The Legend

The Candy Cane originated in Germany, about 300 years ago, as a white sugar stick.  The legend goes there once was a choirmaster at Cologne Cathedral who handed these sugar sticks out to the children. This was his way of keeping them quiet during the Christmas Eve Service.  In order to justify giving the children candy, the choirmaster  (more…)

Scientist Gift Guide

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Gifts for Ages 3 to 7

Slimy Squishy Polymer Bucket

Science makes SENSES with this bucket of colorful, creative fun.

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Experimenting with squishy, squashy polymers creates the perfect opportunities for young children to engage in sensory play and to naturally use scientific processes while having fun.

The Slimy Squishy Polymer Bucket comes with items such as test tubes, biodegradable cups, mixing spoons, coloring tablets, and an experiment guide to help you make the following: Gobbledy Goop, JellyStones, Water Marbles, Glow in the Dark Spit Balls, Slippery Spheres, Silly Squares, Space Sand, and Super Snow. Adding a little water to crystals and powder will create lots of science fun for your little ones.

Use this bucket to learn, create, and play with your child. That’s part of the fun of parenting! There are many ways to enjoy preschool science fun with the Slimy Squishy Polymer Bucket. Use the super snow to practice writing letters and numbers, teach the importance of listening and following directions by allowing your child or student to work independently after being given instruction, and make Space Sand and use it to discuss the sea and coral reefs.

My son LOVED this bucket! Each activity was super fun and engaging, He made a snowman from the snow, he took the bouncy balls outside and him and his friends threw them on the ground to watch them explode, he stacked the cubes.. there was so many fun things to do! Thanks for putting together a super fun bucket of activities!” -Faith

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