How to Make the Easiest Super Sand

How to Make Homemade Super Sand (Cheap & Easy!) First a secret. We’re going to use salt instead of sand to make our super easy, super cheap super sand. Yeah, I know. We’re rule breakers. It’s the way we roll. It’s also the way kids learn best–by playing with the ‘rules’ or ‘instructions’ and making

Cleaning Pennies: An Experiment for Kids

If you are in Canada you may be crying gently into your cookies and milk over the END of the penny. That’s right, the last minted Canadian penny rolled off the thingamagig months ago. How old do you feel now, right? You are a generation that USED pennies. Dear Lord. Anyway, if your kids are

Playing with Soap, Food Colouring, and Water

The other day while my daughter was home sick she got bored. It was a no electronics day for her so she decided to experiment (otherwise known as free PLAY!). And experiment and play she did! Here are a few fun things she did (and learned about) with soap, food colouring, and water: Which makes

>#371: Wiggle Your Toes in Cold Noodles

>You heard me! Get ooey, gooey gross! Cook some elbow noodles or spaghetti noodles and let them cool. Place your feet in them and wiggle your toes. Doesn’t that feel cool? Make this a family activity: Get everyone to try it. This activity promotes sensory exploration.

>#365: Make a Volcano

>Instructions for making a volcano: To make a BIG volcano, you will need: – 250mL (1 cup) Vinegar– 60 mL (4 tbsp) Baking Soda– Red food coloring—about 4 drops (optional)– Dish Detergent—about 6 drops– jar or bottle (This will be your volcano. Or a volcano can be made from clay or paper maché.)– stir stick

>#255: Yucky Concoctions

>What is a yucky concoction? That is when you mix all sorts of things together. Are you doing the dishes? See how gross you can make your concoction. Mix strange things together like bits of leftovers, cold coffee and that ooey gooey stuff found in the sink drain. Blech! Don’t drink it! Just mix it.

Homemade Playdough Recipe: How to Make Playdough

Easy Homemade Playdough Recipe How to make your own homemade playdough. It’s easy! All you will need are these ingredients: 500 mL (2 cups) flour 500 mL (2 cups) water 250 mL (1 cup) salt 30 mL (2 tbsp) oil 60 mL (4 tbsp) cream of tartar Food colouring (if you want to make coloured