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Easy No Cook Playdough

We have a fun time at our house making our own things rather than purchasing them. Why buy playdough if you can make it with ingredients already in your cupboard? Many no-cook playdough recipes call for cream of tarter. I don't know about you, but I don't have cream of tarter sitting around at my… Continue reading Easy No Cook Playdough

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Grow Your Own Crystals

  B loves "treasure" and "jewels" AND Science, so I thought it might be fun to combine them all into one fun at-home project. ¬†Growing our own crystals! This was so fun and easy to do, even I was having fun with it! We made different shapes with our crystals, including a "B", spiral, and… Continue reading Grow Your Own Crystals

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Homemade Butter in a Jar

  B and I made butter in a jar today! I've planned at least one science related experiment to do each day over the summer and today was great because we learned about changes in matter, specifically, physical changes: liquids to solids. AND it required physical activity! (Lots of shaking!) This was a fun activity… Continue reading Homemade Butter in a Jar

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Cloud In A Jar

Blake loves science experiments, so I am always on the hunt for a good one. ¬†We happened to have everything we needed to make our own cloud in a jar, so I went for it! It was a neat and hands on way for me to talk about the water cycle with him, and was… Continue reading Cloud In A Jar