Groovy Sheep

When warm is the weather sheep lose their sweater.  Once a year all my sheep get haircuts. We call this process sheering. Just like with people, haircuts don’t hurt and the hair will grow back. We call sheep hair wool. This sheep is half way through a hand shearing. She was born with black hair but the sun naturally bleaches …

Groovy Germ Game

Currently, we find ourselves plagued with the idea of germs and how they are so easily spread. As adults, it can be confusing sometimes, imagine how it is for children. The best way to teach children about germs is through learning activities. So, here is a wonderful Germ Game for the whole family. This activity is about teaching a proper …

Earth Day Activities for Kids: Upcycle Parts of Plants, Seeds and Photosynthesis

Earth Day is a groovy day for kids to learn about nature. Did you know that there are more than 350,000 different types of plants on Earth? Learn all about plants with these Free Earth Day Activities. Start of by taking a few minutes and describe some types of plants that you already know. Take a look outside and find …

Female Aerospace Pioneers

Female Aviation Pioneers

Although men were the first aviators, women quickly took to the air as well. Most early flight schools did not accept female students, but determined women learned from friends or paid for private lessons. Since the early 19th century, women have been making strides in the field of aviation. From flying the first airplanes to walking in space, women have …

Popsicle Harmonica and the Science of Sound

Polaroid picture of a sound wave entering an ear. There is a craft stick harmonica underneath. The title reads Popsicle Harmonica. Science of Sound

What is Sound? A popsicle (craft stick) harmonica is a groovy way to demonstrate the science of sound because all sounds are produced by a certain kind of motion. As you stretch a rubber band and then pluck it, the rubber band moves back and forth so rapidly that its motion appears blurred. The sound you hear comes from its …