14Apr
2018
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Recycled robot

Recycled robot

Recycled robot is a fun craft project for kids using recycled materials. Transform four old paper rolls, empty tissue box and a few other recycled bits into a cool robot! It’s also a very flexible project – you can easily customize your robot to suit the materials you have available. Material: Paper rolls, empty tissue […]

12Apr
2018
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Paper_roll_animals

Paper roll animals

Turn the paper rolls into adorable animals! This is cool and fun project for the kids of all ages. This is also an open-end project! Material: Paper rolls, scissors, textas or pencils, glue, decorations from any recycled material. What to do: Draw eyes, nose and whiskers . Add feathers or paper wings. Let the creativity […]

09Apr
2018
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Jelly soap

Jelly soap

Jelly soap is super simple and it’s a fun science project for children. The process is fun and the results make great gifts! You need: one sachet of clear gelatin, 1.5 cups of water, 1 cup of hand wash, silicon molds. Optional: food colouring, soap glitter. What to do: Pour gelatin powder into a bowl. […]

21Mar
2018
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Celery project

A great celery project to introduce basic science concept about how plants use transpiration to absorb water! You need: fresh celery with the leaves, empty jars, water, food colours. What to do: fill the glass jars 1/3 full of water and then add food colours to each one. Place your celery stems into the jars […]

10Mar
2018
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Make your own rainbow

Make your own rainbow on a sunny day! You don’t need to wait for rain to see a real rainbow. With this STEM experiment, you’ll recreate the conditions which make rainbows appear, and learn the science behind all those pretty colors while introducing the concept of refraction! What to do: Get a large bowl that […]

22Feb
2018
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Stalactite

Stalagmites and stalactites

Grow your own stalagmites and stalactites using baking soda. It’s an easy and fun crystal project for the kids of all ages. Stalactites and stalagmites are large crystals which grow in caves. Stalactites grow down from the ceiling, while stalagmites grow up from the ground. You need: 2 glasses or jars, 1 plate or saucer, […]

04Feb
2018
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Bend a straw with water

Bend a straw with water

Bend a straw with water is an easy experiment to teach children the concept of refraction of light. Sounds a bit like magic… but it’s just another scientific principle at work! You need: a clear glass, water, a straw (or a pencil, stick, etc.) What to do: Make sure the straw is perfectly straight. Next, […]

22Jan
2018
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light refraction STEM experiment

Refraction of light

This simple light refraction STEM experiment will help you to discover  how one can reverse the image with only a glass of water. It is so easy, there is almost no set up and you can do this science experiment almost anywhere. You need: a clear glass or jar, water, a block (note card) with […]

09Jan
2018
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where does the sand come from

Where does the sand come from?

Do you like to take a stroll with bare feet on the sandy beach? Or maybe even make a sand castle? However, have you ever thought about where does the sand come from? Sand forms when rocks and minerals (like quartz and feldspar) break down from weathering and eroding over thousands and even millions of […]

05Jan
2018
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Grow your own sugar crystals

Grow your own sugar crystals

Grow your own sugar crystals! This is not only scientific experiment but a sweet treat after all! You need: water, sugar, a jar, some string, a pencil or wood stick. What to do: Tie the string to the pencil or wood stick. Make a sugar saturated solution, (that is mix and stir sugar in warm […]

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