Wander & Wonder
Cook up something delicious in the kitchen and practice your computational thinking skills!
Abby Brown and Rafael explore his family's Peruvian heritage and the science behind the sound by constructing musical instruments.
Abby Brown makes pīrāgi with two young women in celebration of their Latvian heritage.
Learn about different kinds of evergreen trees and how we can safely use them to decorate our homes during the holidays.
What did the Pilgrims and Native Americans eat at the first Thanksgiving?
Make art with your children while exploring how making mistakes can help us learn something new.
Explore the beauty of the Northern Lights and create Northern Lights window art.
Abby & Vaden visit the Des Moines Playhouse and create homemade costumes to dress up as their heroes.
Abby and Alana visit the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden to discover that plants have lots of ways to collect, direct and absorb water.
Abby and Braelyn visit the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden to discover the parts of a flower and the important role flowers play in pollination.
Create messages of kindness in a super top secret way.
Spread a little kindness with May Day baskets for your friend or neighbor.
Learn about growing food and making a pizza... with ingredients from the dirt.
Abby and her friend Augie celebrate Earth Day and spring by making a bird feeder.
Explore the meaning of friendship with this activity from the book, Yertle the Turtle.
Abby and Zoey celebrate their friendship by designing bracelets for each other.
Abby and Brayden explore the states of ice and create amazing structures.
Make these three snowflakes crafts with supplies from home.
Celebrate the New Year by making origami poppers and fortune tellers.
Cooking is chemistry! Make a breakfast favorite while exploring science.
There is so much to be grateful for; try making your own gratitude turkey.
While carving pumpkins this year, take a closer look. Let's do a pumpkin study.
Explore the beautiful colors of fall leaves with chromatography.
Make your own fossils with items in your kitchen.
Create some paper creatures to learn all about camouflage.
Let's investigate what happens when you heat solid materials and then cool the materials.
Look for wonder in the world and start a collection.
Plan a trip around Iowa by making a travel collage.
Explore the concept of surface tension with items from your kitchen.
Get creative with painting with something you have in your house already - vegetables.
Follow these simple steps to make slime at home - and have Abby teach you a few things too.
Make your own bubble solution with these simple ingredients.
About the Show
From homemade slime to pancake science, and backyard fun to fun crafts, young explorers can imagine and plan their own adventures right along with host Abby Brown.