Fun with frozen: making ice grow
Do your kids love Elsa and "Frozen?" If so, give this science experiment a try! I have been noticing lots of fun ideas being shared by my fellow bloggers that are all related to the Walt Disney movie "Frozen." I must admit that my grandsons and I have enjoyed watching this movie at home on more
How to Make Magnetic Slime - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls
How to make magnetic slime. This awesome 3 ingredient slime recipe makes a stretchy slime that moves when you hold a magnet close to it. SO COOL.
pH Indicator from Red Cabbage
Here is a good article from About.com which describes how to use red cabbage to make a pH indicator solution. and and image of the pH of various solutions with the indicator.
How To Make Erupting Soap
Making erupting soap is one of the easiest and most fun things to do with your kids. You're going to love what happens to a bar of soap!
Iodine and Starch Visual Science Experiment for Kids
Using iodine to identify starch is a fantastic visual science experiment for kids. It's kitchen science at its best!
Weather Wiz Kids weather information for kids
Weather Wiz Kids is a fun and safe website for kids about all the weather info they need to know. It contains tools for weather education, including weather games, activities, experiments, photos, a glossary and educational teaching materials for the classroom.
5 geeky, spooky, and altogether kooky cookies for Halloween | Cool Mom Picks
Get out the flour and sugar. Crack the eggs (better use than egging the grouchy neighbors, trust us). Monster mash everything up. And then select the
Salt Crystal Trees
I just did a class on The Chemistry of Crystals for a local elementary school's Saturday Scholars program where we did the Salt Crystal Garden project I did with my kids in 2007. In addition to using cubes of kitchen sponge as a base, we used cardboard toilet paper tubes to make Salt Crystal trees. Since the crystals were just starting to form by the time the class was over, I tested the project out the day before to make sure it would work. It took a while to get going, but the result was…
Everyday Chemistry - Why does ice always float and not sink?
We all love to have our drinks cold. Either we add cold water to our drink or simply toss in some ice cubes. But have you ever wondered when you add sugar to water, it goes right down to the bottom of your glass, but when you add ice cubes, they float instead of sinking. We will help you find an answer...
Unsere Lernumgebung auf einen Blick
Vor bald einem Jahr haben wir damit begonnen, unsere Lernumgebung in unserem Haus drinnen zu beschreiben. Sicher gäbe es noch sehr viele kleinere und auch grössere Details zu beschreiben und es versteht sich von selbst, dass auch eine anregende und natürliche Aussenumgebung dazu gehört. Wir pflegen auch zu sagen, dass die ganze Welt
Try These Great Science Experiments for Preschoolers
Find great projects for preschool students with this collection of fun, easy and educational science experiments and activities.