How we make instant indoor snow with only 2 common ingredients

Indoor snow - sounds a bit like an oxymoron. Plus, every time we say the word "snow" our mom breaks into that song from White Christmas. And we are slightly embarrassed to admit that we can sing most of it with her - it's a family tradition to watch the movie every year for the holidays. But we digress - we are not here to chat about the holidays. We are here to share our favorite way to … [Read more...]

The B-nator: A brand-new Man With No Eyebrows Cartoon

If we could burst through this screen right now you would see how utterly excited we are to introduce you to the B-nator machine in the very first Man With No Eyebrows Cartoon! Tracey and I have wanted to try our hand at producing some of the cartoons we draw in our spare time and we are super happy to see how things turned out. We laughed, we cried, and we may have had to jump inside and … [Read more...]

Don’t be afraid to try these 3 Christmas tree experiments right now

It's the most wonderful time of the year and these three Christmas tree experiments will make the season even brighter! Here in the Sassafras house, Christmas is a big deal! And after our summer-long science-filled adventure, we love to sprinkle a little science into our holiday cheer. Summer is always quick to supply us with great ideas, like these candy cane experiments, and this year was no … [Read more...]

Amazing Christmas Science plans and Sassafras Science deals you don’t want to miss

Every year on Cyber Monday our publishers, Elemental Science, have a Cyber Monday Sale that lasts all week.  As part of that sale, they offer unbelievable Sassafras Science deals and this year is no different!! We didn't want you guys to miss out, so here is a rundown of the deals... Amazing Christmas Science Plans For the second year in a row, Paige is sharing her Christmas science plans … [Read more...]

Help us solve the Case of the Disappearing Pumpkin Spiced Nuts

Every year we make these pumpkin spiced nuts for our Thanksgiving celebrations, but the problem is that they always seem to disappear before we get a handful to the table. Often, Blaine and I have to zip away right after they come out of the oven and when we get back the nuts are gone. It's very mysterious. So, we need your help to solve this nutty conundrum. We need you, our Sassy-Sci … [Read more...]

Afraid you can’t fit science into your homeschool? Audiobooks are the secret solution!

Audiobooks - we love them! And thankfully, we are not alone!! Audiobooks are a great way to enjoy a book without having to actually sit down and read said book. But did you know that a good science-related audiobook can fill in for you when you voice has gone kaput? Or when you just can't fit in enough hours in the day to do the important things like laundry? Today, on the day of the … [Read more...]

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