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.
Another activity from Sophie's homework. Easy way to learn the cycle of water and its stages by putting some water in a sealed bag close to a source of heat [...]
Make some rainbow magic salt jars using fine salt and chalk. Just pour some salt on a paper and rub the chalk on the salt until you get the desired [...]
Today is Shrove Tuesday and we've done some pancakes. I wanted a different recipe so tried the red velvet ones made with beetroot. You can't really taste the beetroot, but [...]
Static electricity can provide enough power to light up a fluorescent light bulb for a short time. All you need for this is a balloon, a woolly scarf and a [...]
This volcano was requested again, this time in the snow. Yet again I only had red dye so the final result looked like a massacre. All you need for this [...]
We are trying to make the most of the snow indoors and outdoors as it's unlikely to have it for long. Here's an indoor idea with snow. Bring some snow [...]