A snow experiment- before it’s gone!

Here in Toronto over the last few weeks we’ve had an unpredictable mix of winter and spring weather; we’ve gone from mini blizzards to double digit temperatures in a matter of days. Despite this week’s high temps, we did have enough of a dumping of snow last week that there might be juuuust enough snow left to try

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A new take on the gender pay gap

Today’s post is a little different than usual- I wanted to share a podcast I came across last week that offered some new perspective on the ‘gender pay gap’. We hear a lot about the disparity between the salaries of women and men doing the same job- the figures often quoted say that women, on average, make

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Magic Milk

As the year draws to a close and you’re slowly running out of activities to keep the kids occupied over the winter break, here’s a fun and simple experiment you can try at home with items you already have in your cupboard. WHAT YOU NEED: milk food colouring dish soap a cotton swab WHAT TO

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STEM Gift Guide

The holiday season is upon us once again and most of us have a kid or two on our list to buy for. As you rush to pick up those last minute gifts this season why not include some educational STEM toys in the mix; these items are lots of fun for kids while sneaking in some scientific

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Black Friday Promotion

Everyone loves a sale…but what we all love even more is FREE stuff! To celebrate the official start of the holiday season, we are not only offering 20% off of your entire order (COUPON CODE: FRIDAY20), but also a free inspirational Dr. Suess print! They come in 3 varieties and will one will be mailed

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The 2-Ingredient Volcano

The summer has gone by in a flash, but there’s still time for one more outdoor science activity that’s quick, easy and has plenty of wow factor to capture your kids’ attention. Many of you may have tried this already at home, the famous diet coke and mentos geyser. For this experiment all you need

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The Lemon Clock

In the never-ending search for fun activities to keep young kids busy, it’s always a great feeling to find something that keeps them entertained while teaching them something constructive in the process! This simple and fun Lemon Clock fits the bill perfectly. You can easily make a DIY version of the same idea at home,

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Our First Sale!!

The New Horizon is a space probe operated by NASA which is currently on a mission to explore Pluto and its moons. The goal of this endeavor is to study the atmospheres, surfaces, interiors and environments of these celestial bodies to give us some clues as to how our solar system came to be. This

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Summer Camp!

School’s out for the year! (Yeaaah!!) And while we’re all happy that the summer weather has arrived, many parents can find themselves scrambling to find age-appropriate, fun-filled day camps for their kids. To help in this harrowing process we’ve researched some of the cool STEM-themed camps here in Toronto where we’re based. This is our

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