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Bottle Scuba Diver21/06/2018

In this fun science experiment you can make your own scuba diver in a bottle and learn about water pressure and density at the same time! You will need: Thick tin foil (eg. a tin foil tray) Scissors Plasticine A Straw A paperclip A 2L Bottle Method: Cut out a diver shape about 1.5 inches […]

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Fun Science: Melting Crayons18/06/2018

Have you ever wanted to make your own unique picture using melting crayons?  With this exciting experiment you can create your own colourful pictures using the power of heat. This experiment is a colourful example of  how to turn a solid into a liquid with heat.   You will need: A plain white canvas or […]

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Sensory Wave Bottles01/06/2018

Make your own sensory wave bottle – great for focus, concentration and to see how waves are formed. This is a perfect experiment for children to try at home in the kitchen or within schools.  You will need: Empty plastic bottle Blue food colouring Vegetable or baby oil Jug Method: Fill the plastic bottle half […]

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Fun Science How To Extract DNA27/05/2018

Ever wanted to extract DNA from your own cells? Possibly not but you should! This is a great experiment to get children talking about DNA, cells and the human body, plus it’s a bit gross so will be popular with kids. You will need: Clear shot glass/similar small clear glass Sports drink Salt Pineapple juice […]

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Fun Science: Edible Rock Cycle22/05/2018

There are three different types of rocks: Sedimentary, Metamorphic and Igneous. This experiment uses sweets to demonstrate how the different types of rock are formed and what they look like. You will need: Aluminium foil Starburst sweet x 9 (a range of colours is good) Hot plate/similar Method: Unwrap 3 starburst and place them in […]

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Fun Science: Rainbow in a jar16/05/2018

Everyone loves rainbows. Even on a wet and miserable rainy day with a bit of sunshine a rainbow can easily brighten up your day and put you in a good mood. This experiment allows you to create your own rainbow in a jar using simple household ingredients. You will need: A tall, see-through container (a jam […]

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Vinegar Volcano!15/05/2018

A vinegar volcano is great to make with everyone and can be made at home. Why not try making your own volcano with the kids for lots of fun that will keep kids and adults entertained for hours. It is easy to make and everyone can join in the fun whilst learning about science. This […]

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Make a tornado in a jar!10/05/2018

Make a tornado in a jar – That’s right, get in a spin and create your own mini natural disaster using some household items and a bit of glitter. You will need: 1 x jar with a lid Duct tape Water Washing up liquid Glitter   Method: Fill the jar 3/4 full with water. Add […]

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Fun Science Dancing Raisins10/05/2018

Make your food dance using this simple chemical reaction and demonstrate science in the kitchen at the same time! You will need: A clear glass Raisins Bicarbonate of soda White vinegar Teaspoon Method: Fill the glass 3/4 up with vinegar Add some raisins Add 1-2 tbs of bicarbonate of soda Watch your raisins dance! The […]

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Top 10 tips for organising kids parties19/04/2018

Organising a children’s birthday party can be stressful but there are a few things you can do to help things go smoothly. 1) Put balloons on your gate/driveway so that people can find your venue. This is helpful for your guests and also any entertainer you may have booked. It also helps everyone to turn […]

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