In my house it’s simple to pull out a quick, fun, time killing activity. I always have 4 things on hand for kids to use, besides toys. They make great boredom busters, inside or outside, messy or clean play. Getting ready to move again and these will once again be the last things to get packed. Most kids love all of these, and can last 5 minutes or, like in our house, more than an hour.
Through Pinterest I found this site, 24/7 Science. Through it I found the activity, Plant Oobleck and couldn’t wait to do it with the kids today.
Now, this is going up later than planned, due to the kids not waiting to clean up the playroom. Normally I said its time to clean up and the kids race around knowing that something is planned and can’t wait to do it. Today, they continued to play, toys were being thrown and there was yelling and fighting. Therefore, everything I had gotten out and ready got put away. Finally this afternoon we got to explore Plant Oobleck. [Read more...]
Yesterday at our local dollar store I saw some test tubes (they are suppose to be for doing shots) and I thought of the possibilities for us to have some messy fun. For our first science experiment we started simple. Baking soda, baking powder, cornstarch, and cream of tarter in the test tubes, and vinegar and lemon juice in squeeze bottles.