10 Ways to Learn with Candy

10 FUN Ways to Learn with Candy Activities!

Stop! Don’t eat all that candy in your house. Save some of it to learn with! Candy is very motivating for kids and can be a great learning tool–it just makes learning more fun! How to Learn with Candy There are tons of ways to learn with candy. We done a number of candy activities […]

Skittles Candy Science Experiment

Skittles Candy Science Experiment for Kids

We love doing kitchen science experiments. They’re not just fun, they are easy to set up because the materials come from, well, your kitchen. This Skittles candy science experiment is a favorite because you only need two supplies and the results are impressive. Candy Experiment Supplies Skittles candy water Pour a little bit of water […]

Cat in the Hat Ice Cream

The Cat in the Hat Ice Cream Sundaes for Kids!

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss! Looking for a fun treat to celebrate the day?  Try our Cat in the Hat mini-ice cream sundaes! Cat in the Hat Snack: kid size ice cream cones (the little baby ones)  strawberry fruit strips vanilla frozen yogurt or ice cream small piece of a red licorice whip or red icing white M&Ms or […]

Conversation Heart Candy Science Experiments

Science Experiments Kids Can Do With Conversation Hearts!

It is so much fun to do science experiments with candy! With Valentine’s Day coming up and conversation hearts everywhere we decided to experiment with them, but you substitute any type of candy if you can’t find conversation hearts. Candy Science Experiment Supplies: conversation hearts or other candy water vinegar honey (or other sugary substance) salt/salt […]

Candy Play Dough Sculptures

Fun Kids Activity--Make Play Dough and Candy Sculptures!

We all know candy is great to eat, but did you know how much fun it is to play with?  We used some of our Halloween candy this year to make play dough sculptures! Playing and creating with play dough is a great after school activity for big kids too!  Many times we only think […]

Candy Science for Kids: M&M Experiment

Candy Science for Kids!  How to dissolve the M off an M&M. Great for all that Halloween candy!

Candy is everywhere this week so we wanted to use it for some after school learning!  We did another dissolving science experiment, but this time the goal was to dissolve the M off of an M&M.  Have you tried this one before? It is really cool! M&M Candy Experiment Supplies: M&Ms Bowl of water That’s […]

Making Homemade Valentines!


Do you make or buy valentines?  We are homemade valentine makers around here!  This year the kids went all out and worked very hard to create special gifts for their friends. My 3 1/2 year old loves superheroes, especially Batman, and picked out these cool superhero lollipops from Little Bit Funky!  The idea is ingenious […]