Do the Kernels Take up More Volume than the Ear of Corn Itself?

There’s a myth that we recently heard about here in Iowa during harvest season. The theory, or myth, is about the volume of an ear of corn. The shucked kernels of an ear of corn take up more volume than when the same kernels were still on the cob ....more

10 Ways to Go on a Halloween Scavenger Hunt

On a search for Halloween scavenger hunt ideas, I found these 10 spooky-fun hunts with pumpkins, spiders, monsters, ghosts and Halloween decorations. 10 Ways to Go on a Halloween Scavenger Hunt on handsonaswegrow.com ...more

Spider Web Scavenger Hunt for Halloween

A fun spider web scavenger hunt for Halloween that kids get moving and learning while they help the spider find all the bugs he caught in his spider web! Spider Web Scavenger Hunt for Halloween on handsonaswegrow.com ...more

Mega Bloks Rube Goldberg Machine to Pour Cereal

How to make a Rube Goldberg machine that pours a bowl of cereal. Rube Goldberg machines are simple machines put together to do 'something' very elaborately! Mega Bloks Rube Goldberg Machine to Pour Cereal on handsonaswegrow.com ...more

Bucket & Clothesline Activity for Toddlers

A simple clothesline activity for toddlers to play with! Add a bucket to haul and dump objects and clothespins for fun fine motor practice! Bucket & Clothesline Activity for Toddlers on handsonaswegrow.com ...more

A String Obstacle Course to Find the Number Bonds to 10

A string obstacle course setup for kids to practice number bonds to 10 or matching numbers. A fun way to get kids moving and learning about numbers! A String Obstacle Course to Find the Number Bonds to 10 on handsonaswegrow.com ...more

Boo! 15 Friendly Ghost Crafts for Kids to Make

Some not-so-spooky, friendly ghost crafts for kids to make for Halloween decorations. From glow in the dark ghosts to hanging ghosts to window cling ghosts! Boo! ...more

A Halloween Alphabet with Skeleton Bones

Build and make a Halloween alphabet without writing! Instead use 'skeleton bones' to make the alphabet and words! Make every letter of the alphabet! ...more

Light Up Ghost Craft for Halloween

Make a light up ghost, or two, this Halloween with the kids! A simple Halloween craft for kids to make that reuses a plastic bottle to light up as a ghost! Light Up Ghost Craft for Halloween on handsonaswegrow.com ...more

Ribbon Flower Bouquet Gift Made by Kids for JCPenney Cares

Why not make a friend a bouquet of ribbon flowers? A homemade ribbon flower bouquet from the kids for someone in the hospital is a sweet gesture! Ribbon Flower Bouquet Gift Made by Kids for JCPenney Cares on handsonaswegrow.com ...more