Nature crazy hair game
Super simple ideea for nature walks. Cut a face out of cardboard then add hair from natural resources. Do not harm plants. Just place the face wherever you want to take the photo. Have fun and plenty of storage memory.
Oil & water experiment
Travelling coloured water experiment Introduce kids to density with this mesmerising simple experiment. All you need is water, food colouring, oil and two glasses. In 3 spoons of oil mix a few drops of food colouring. Then pour the mixture in water and watch how the colors mix with the water. Hypothesis/Question: Do oil and […]
Monster sandwiches & sausage mummies
If you’re stuck for Halloween games ideas get the kids to make their own monster sandwiches. Just lay down bread, fillers, fruit and vegetables and let their imagination run wild. If you have time to do some baking then get some hot dogs and roll them in puff pastry to make these cute mummies. Add […]
Travelling coloured water experiment
Very easy experiment to learn about basic colours and water properties. Fill some glasses half way or less with water and add food colouring. Place an empty glass in between each colour and create a bridge using fabric or paper towels. Hypothesis/Question: Will the water travel to the empty glasses? Will we get new colours? […]
Get all the bits and bobs you can find (buttons, peebles, gems, pasta) and some frames or embroidery hoops and let the child create different images or scenes.
Coloured pasta butterflies or bows
Using this technique dye your pasta and dry it. Then with acrylic pens paint different butterflies. Teach the kids the different types and characteristics when painting them. My little one really likes the Monarch.
Glitter water surface tension experiment
Very short and easy experiment to explain surface tension to kids. Pour water on a plate, sprinkle glitter on top, dip finger in dish soap and watch the glitter floating away from the finger. Why: water molecules cling toghether and they arrange themselves to create a force/energy called surface tension. Glitter does not mix with […]
Spray paint impressions
Get some spray bottles and fill them with water and paint or food colouring. Get leaves, plastic objects, cookie cutters or anything flat that you don’t mind coloring. Place them on some bloating paper or kitchen towels and spray from a distance. You will get negative impressions on your paper.
Treasure digging in sand
Hide some nice glass beads, gems or any shiny loose parts and coins in wet sand. Use tools like colanders, kitchen tongs, brushes and other bowls. Let the gold digging begin. Do make sure to put covers on a good portion of your floor or get this done outside in the sand pit.
Make a DNA model out of candy and toothpicks. Warning: kids might eat more than their daily ratio. Explain what DNA and teach them about its structure and sequencing.