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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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Fun Science How to Make Sherbet16/04/2018

Have fun with the kids making this tasty sweet shop favourite, grab a lolly and dip it in your own, home made sherbet! You will need: 1 tsp citric acid 1 tsp baking powder 2 heaped tbs icing sugar A bag, cup or envelope! Method: Put the citric acid, baking powder and icing sugar in […]

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How Do Clouds Work?05/04/2018

Ever wondered “how do clouds work?” Or why it rains? This easy science demonstration helps us to see what happens all the way up in the clouds. Easy to do and you probably have all the equipment you need already! You will need: A glass Water Food colouring Shaving foam Pipette / dropper   Method: […]

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An experiment for Snow Day – Snowy eruptions!02/03/2018

It’s a snow day for most of the children here in England so we’ve come up with a great snowy, science experiment to try on your day off! You will need: Vinegar Bicarbonate of soda A cup A spoon Paint or food colouring Snow!   Method: Fill the cup with 4 heaped teaspoons bicarbonate of […]

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Layers of the Ocean – Visual Experiment01/02/2018

Learn all about the layers of the ocean in this visual experiment! Scientists have only explored less than 5% of the ocean, so it is still a bit of a mystery. One thing we do know is the different layers of the ocean and this experiment turns them into a density column so you can […]

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Arty Science – Festive Marbling!08/12/2017

We love getting creative, especially at Christmas time! Art and science combine in this festive experiment to make a brilliant, easy Christmas decoration that you can hang on the tree, or make lots to hang around the house! You will need: Bowl or tray Cocktail stick Marbling inks – We used these from Amazon –¬†Scola […]

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