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Curly Wurly Challenge24/02/2020

Did you know that the Guiness World Record for a Curly Wurly stretch is 4.26 meters? It was accomplished under three minutes by Tracy Sullivan in Frome in 2015. You can see her record here. Now it is your turn to try the Curly Wurly challenge in three minutes! This challenge will help kids understand […]

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Valentine’s Day Experiment10/02/2020

The day is coming! To celebrate, we’ve created a Valentine’s Day experiment for your kids or pupils to enjoy the day too, creating a scientific valentines themed lava lamp. They will also learn about how oil and water react to each other. You will need: Vegetable oil Water A jar Glitters Red food colouring Effervescent […]

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Water On A String Experiment03/02/2020

Have you every made a cup and string telephone and heard sound travel down the string? You can now transfer water from one cup to another with this water on a string experiment! It’s a fun and simple way for children to understand water properties, especially adhesion and cohesion. You will need: Two cups A […]

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Fun Science Teeth Experiment01/02/2020

Demonstrate to children how different drinks affect our teeth, and the importance of brushing with this fun science teeth experiment. Learn about tooth enamel, the effect of acid on our teeth, and have fun with this egg-speriment! You will need: 5 boiled eggs Cola Coffee Tea Orange juice Water 5 pint glasses or similar container […]

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Magnet Painting Science Experiment13/01/2020

Bored of brushes and hand painting ? You can use magnets! Here we show you how to carry out this magnet painting science experiment for creative kids. This experiment is great for your kids to be creative while understanding more about how magnets work. You will need: A tray A sheet of paper Paint (multiple […]

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Rust Formation Experiment09/01/2020

What do you know about rust? We’ve come up with a rust formation experiment for children to understand and see how rust forms, with just a few things you can find in your home! You will need: Two clear cups Steel wool, we used this one but you can purchase steel wool pads in most […]

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Magnetic Coins Science Experiment06/01/2020

Have you ever wondered why some metals are magnetic and others aren’t? It’s all to do with what they are made out of. To find out, get some coins out of your pockets, it’s time for a test! Today we’ll do a science experiment to see if your coins are magnetic or not depending on […]

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Flying sleigh Science Experiment02/12/2019

Want to learn about the laws of motion with a fun science experiment? Here’s a Christmas science experiment to help your children or pupils understand motion, with a flying sleigh! You will need: A balloon A sleigh template, that you can customise, you can find ours here A piece of straw (around 1 inch long) […]

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Chromatography Snowflakes25/11/2019

Here we’ll learn to create a colourful Christmas snowflake and learn about colour composition at the same time! This is a great Christmas science experiment to keep the children busy over the festive period. You will need: A square sheet of chromatography paper. You can buy blotting paper from Amazon which works just as well. […]

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Hidden Object Experiment19/11/2019

Water beads are great fun to play with, but did you know they can also be great for science experiments? Use water beads to make a hidden object reappear, and learn about refraction in this fun hidden object experiment! You will need: Clear water beads Clear container Object such as a small toy Jug Method: […]

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