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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
It all started with a Mr Patatoe figurine from school. The girls wanted to do other animals with patatoes so here’s my dinner gone.