Archive for Category: Kids Activities

compost

STEAM Kids: Compost in a Cup

For the “Compost in a Cup” experiment, we are going to make a mini composting bin in a cup to show the composting process and how composting can reduce food waste and help the environment. Ingredients and supplies: • 16 oz. cup with holes in the bottom • Pair...

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balloon experiment

Hot Air Balloon Experiment

Before we dive into this awesome hot air balloon experiment, here are some interesting facts about how the hot air balloon came to be. The buoyancy of the balloon is an example of Archimedes principle.  Archimedes was a mathematician and an inventor who lived in ancient Syracuse in Sicily,...

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corn mazes

Corn Mazes and Pumpkin Patches are Crazy Fun! Find One Near You

Corn mazes and pumpkin patches are crazy fun! Check the list below to find one near you: Corn Mazes Farmland Adventures 5355 Parsons Rd • Springdale, AR 72764 (479) 799-5033 Email: fun@farmlandadventures.com www.farmlandadventures.com September 6-November 2: Thursday: 3 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Friday: 1 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Saturday:...

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terra studios

Art is Everywhere at Terra Studios

Official Kids Mag caught some kids in the act at Terra Studios Annual Fall Music and Art Festival in September. We caught kids painting, and getting painted. Kids were playing chess, checkers and other games. Kids were singing, eating, laughing and learning.  Also known as the home of the...

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bentonville public library

October Children’s Events at the Bentonville Public Library

The Bentonville Public Library is holding the following events this month in order to entice young readers and spark their imaginations: CURIOUS KIDS WORKSHOP  Wednesday, October 2 @ 4 p.m. With autumn in the air, BPL decided it was the perfect time to have a ‘Pumpkin Lab’ to try...

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halloween

Fun Reads About Halloween and Harvest

These books about Halloween and the fall season are sure to keep you trick-or-treating for more! Fiction Apples and Pumpkins Rockwell, Anne F. (1989 • Grade level PreK) In preparation for Halloween night, a family visits Mr. Comstock’s farm to pick apples and pumpkins. The Busy Little Squirrel Tafuri,...

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“Tossed” But Not Forgotten: Sculpture Contest Turns Trash to Art

Kids in Benton County and Washington County 4H clubs did their part for planet earth by participating in the “Tossed” sculpture contest at the Benton County and Washington County Fairs. First, kids picked up litter in the community. Then they repurposed the trash by creating unique works of art...

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national aviation day

Up, Up, & Away! August 19th is National Aviation Day!

On August 19, Americans celebrate National Aviation Day. It’s a great day to learn more about airplanes and aviation. In 1939, President Franklin D. Roosevelt first proclaimed that August 19 would be National Aviation Day.  Why August 19? Because that’s Orville Wright’s birthday. Orville, along with his brother Wilbur,...

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