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Fun Science Big Experiment01/06/2020

Have you ever carried out the biscuit dunking experiment? This experiment is perfect for introducing children to the scientific method – plus it’s great fun too! Here at Fun Science we want to find out once and for all which the best biscuit is for dunking into a nice cool glass of milk, and we […]

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Adapting to Covid-1922/05/2020

All across the UK, children’s entertainers and activity providers are adapting to our current ‘new normal’. All our branch owners have a passion for sharing practical science with children and, whilst we are unable to meet with children face to face, they have adapted to bring practical science into the homes of children across the […]

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A Fun Science Gender Reveal!01/05/2020

Here at Fun Science we use science in lots of different ways – helping Scouts and Guides get their badges, supporting a topic in school, helping a child celebrate their birthday, entertaining parents and children at festivals, and much more. But we have never used science for a baby gender reveal…until now! When a close […]

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Science Hat Competition30/04/2020

In May 2020 we ran a competition where children made their own science themed hats. We were overwhelmed with entries and it was so difficult to choose a winner! Congratulations to George age 8 who made this fantastic light up hat, made completely out of lemons! Lemons aren’t actually electric but can be made into […]

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Tea Dunking Experiment10/04/2020

Having a cup of tea with biscuits is one of our favourite things at Fun Science! But we all know how annoying it is when the biscuits go soggy when dunked in the tea (or any warm drink lovers out there). For that reason, we’ve come up with a tea dunking experiment for kids to […]

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Draw Your Antibody30/03/2020

Do you know why you only get chickenpox once? Today we’re talking viruses and how the body does its job to keep us safe from them! This is a simple ‘draw your antibody’ activity for kids to understand how white blood cells operate to protect us against viruses. You will need: Sheets of paper Pens […]

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Colour Changing Milk Experiment30/03/2020

We’ve nearly recreated The Starry Night with this colour changing milk experiment, what will your kids recreate? This is a fun and easy  experiment for children to understand how micelles work while turning their experiments into art pieces! You will need: Milk Food colouring Washing up liquid A cotton bud or a toothpick A container […]

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Colour Changing Slime Experiment20/03/2020

You must probably know about slime by now. However, we have come up with a colour changing slime experiment, to spice up your slime and makit it different to your typical slime making activities! You will need: A cup A spoon Protective gloves Thermochromic paint PVA glue Activator Method: Put your gloves on. Safety first! […]

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How Do Germs Spread Fun Science Experiment16/03/2020

Do your kids or pupils understand how germs (viruses and bacteria) spread? Here is a visual disease spread experiment for them to really picture the process and understand why it’s important to follow preventative measures. You will need: One balloon Some glitter Mats, newspaper or something that will cover the floor and make it easier […]

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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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