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A story about a girl…

This was created in support of the International Day of the Girl (Oct. 11, 2017) Transcript: I would like to ...
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Science Literacy Week 2017: A Real Page Turner

From coast to coast, during Science Literacy Week, we were encouraged to celebrate science in Canada by participating in science-based ...
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Back to school: Don’t forget about the importance of science!

We are at the start of a new school year. For the past week, I have watched many friends post ...
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Why isn’t it as easy as 1-2-3? Kids + Math

If you were to ask a child which subject was their favourite in school, what would they say? Would they ...
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Look, Mom burnt dinner!

Yes it’s true. This STEM mama burnt dinner. It wasn’t the first time and I doubt it will be the ...
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The Berry Trifecta – U pick, U learn

Since the start of summer we have joked about something called “The Berry Trifecta“. The what? Don’t worry if you ...
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A Lesson in Failure: An EGGcellent Example

I promised the kids that during the next heat wave we would attempt to cook an egg outside using only ...
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TIME at the beach: A sundial in the sand

Lazy days at the beach mean splashing in the water, building sand castles and… sundials? They require minimal materials (at ...
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Sunscreen, eh

We celebrated this Canada Day with a crafty experiment that also taught the kids a VERY important lesson. The power ...
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Our First Day of Summer Drama

To say that the Summer Solstice came in with a bang would be an understatement. The official start of the ...
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When your kid says, “I don’t like science!”

What do you do when your kids say “I don’t like science”? Don’t panic and don’t argue with them. Your ...
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Sweaty Plants! Skip the Antiperspirant

On one of my recent trips to the grocery store I brought home African Violets for the kids. They were ...
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“Birth” of a Dragonfly

Our TOP 4 reasons why we LOVE dragonflies. Letting its wings dry. Photo credit: SPY They eat mosquitoes. They have ...
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The Aquatarium is Aquamazing!

It is wonderful to have a new attraction (almost) in our own backyard. The Aquatarium at Tall Ships Landing in ...
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“100” Fireflies in a Jar

This activity was chosen to celebrate our 100th straight day of STEM Play. When deciding how to mark this special occasion, ...
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2016 Census: The Kid-Friendly Version is Here!

Today, May 10, 2016, marks the official day for the 2016 Census in Canada. A day where Canadians are asked ...
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100 DAYS! Infinite Discoveries!

For the past 100 days, together my kids and I have started, completed and attempted many STEM related activities. We ...
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It’s our 100th day! (Free Colouring Page)

My kids love to colour! So as part of our 100th day celebrations, we created this fun colouring page to ...
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All Hail Mother Nature!

I’m a weather watcher, this is a well known fact. I have Environment Canada as my homepage. I have the ...
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(Glowing) Ice, Ice Baby

This was one of our first experiments we attempted in our STEM every day challenge. And it’s still a favourite ...
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Shrinkamadoodle Tea Party

Have your kids ever asked to host a tea party for all their imaginary fairy friends? But you didn’t have ...
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Every Day STEM: How did this happen?

Just like the unintended discoveries of penicillin, Teflon, X-rays and even microwave ovens, so was our venture into daily STEM ...
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