Tag: Science

  • Observe Life At A Pond

    Observe Life At A Pond

    During the summer, ponds, lakes, and other bodies of water are full of life. Take some time to observe what’s going on. Use the following suggestions to create a one of a kind summer study. Visit a pond, lake, river, creek, or ocean (if another body of water is not available). Observe life at the […]

  • Make A Night Of It!

    Make A Night Of It!

    Take advantage of some especially nice summer evenings with a fun family activity under the stars. Here are some suggestions: · Observe the moon. Find out when the full moon will be and take some time to moon gaze. Bring a telescope along with you if you have one or view it through a cardboard tube. […]

  • DIY Backyard Skeet Ball

    DIY Backyard Skeet Ball

    Make your own skeet ball themed game for the backyard or to take to the park. The follow ideas are only suggestions, please feel free to come up with your own way of making a game with this theme. Suggestions: Something to make a ramp out of: A box, small slide, wood and a few […]

  • Measurements of Spring

    Measurements of Spring

    If April showers bring forth May flowers, how much precipitation does the spring season receive, and how much does the temperature change? You can find out by doing the following simple experiments: Capture rain and snow during the season, or for a month, and keep track of the day and night temperatures for a month. […]

  • From Bud To Bloom

    From Bud To Bloom

    For this activity, please choose a tree in your yard or somewhere very close by. Next, choose one or more methods to document your observations: Drawing, writing/journaling, picture or video recording, or an audio recording device. Observation Suggestions What kind of tree is it? Find out its name and the type of tree it is. […]

  • An Icy Cold Experiment

    An Icy Cold Experiment

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  • Something Fun To Do Index

    Something Fun To Do Index

    Below is an index of the posts for the Something Fun To Do series on FranW.com. The series includes word search puzzles, word scrambles, word within word challenges, recreational math activities, science projects and experiments, creative inspiration activities, craft ideas, brain teasers, trivia, fun food challenges, seasonal and thematic game ideas, and much more. New […]

  • Snowflake Fun Page

    Snowflake Fun Page

    How many words can you make from the words: CATCH A SNOWFLAKE Note: Add some fun twists and turns to your game with the info in this post. Snowflake Word Search Snowflake Related Activities Snowflake Experiment Online Activities Online Puzzle: Snowflake – How long will it take you to do this online puzzle? Coloring Pages: […]

  • Bubble Gum Fun Page

    Bubble Gum Fun Page

    Bubble Gum Word Search Bubble Gum Related Activities Compare Bubble Gum Brands Purchase a variety of bubble gum brands, including one you have not tried before, if possible. Compare them all based on the following list, and in the end, decide which one you like the best over all. Ask a friend to join in […]

  • Fibonacci Fun Page

    Fibonacci Fun Page

    How many words can you make from the words: ARTISTIC MATHEMATICS Note: Add some fun twists and turns to your game with the info in this post. Fibonacci Fill- In Puzzle Fibonacci Related Activities Fibonacci Nature Hunt A-Z Write down the letters A-Z on a piece of paper or on an electronic device, then go […]

  • Light Bulb Fun Page

    Light Bulb Fun Page

    Finish The Phrase Light Bulb Word Scramble Light Bulb Related Activities Do a light bulb experiment. There are suggestions in the video section. Online Activities Online Puzzle: Light Bulbs– How long will it take you to do this online puzzle? Coloring Pages: Light Bulb – Choose from a variety of pages to print. Videos Related […]

  • Hot Air Balloon Fun Page

    Hot Air Balloon Fun Page

    How many words can you make from the words: BALLOON RIDES Note: Add some fun twists and turns to your game with the info in this post. Hot Air Balloon Fill-In Place the words from the word bank into the puzzle. Hot Air Balloon Related Activities Imagine what it would be like to take a […]