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    Summer Reading 2014 Science Fizz, Boom, READ and Spark a Reaction

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    Summer Reading 2014 Science Fizz, Boom, READ and Spark a Reaction

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    This would be a fun lab to do when talking about single celled organisms, specifically yeast. Would require some preparation and facilities (with an oven.)

    Life-Sized Magnetic Robot | FUN AT HOME WITH KIDS

    super moist, decadent, and sweet coconut flavored banana cake with a sweet mascarpone frosting, and a homemade salted caramel topping with some fresh chopped coconut, flaked salt, and sliced ripened bananas

    For a Night under the stars. Blow up kiddie pool and fill with pillows and blankets. No itchy grass, no bugs. - Could be done as part of an astronomy program.

    Mad science jello Petri dishes - Super creative way to make themed snacks for a Mad Science Party!

    Robot vests are a fun way for kiddos to create their own dress up clothes for a robot theme.

    Adorable Alberts!

    Erupting GOOP!

    Design idea for a Teen Advisory Board, perhaps a collaborative plastic utensil animal program to make sculptures for in the library. Look closely and you'll see what this plastic dragon sculpture is actually made of: disposable spoons, knives, forks and cups. It took toge at DeviantArt approximately 80 hours - more hours than dollars - to create this work of art.

    Doctor Who Crafts, oodlycrafting: Snowflake patterns!  I made...

    Doctor Who Crafts, oodlycrafting: Snowflake patterns!  I made...

    10 Star Wars Craft Ideas - some geeky Christmas ideas goin' on here..

    Cuptar sounds and has all the crucial elements of a real guitar.

    Drawing robot: simple to make for kids. Artist and Engineering activities together?

    Make you own drawing robot. SO fun!

    fun hands on science learning activities for kids #learnactivities

    Glass Bottle Xylophone - This activity is from page 67 in the CSLP Teen Manual

    Build a Catapult! Teen CSLP manual page 37

    A bracelet made of ribbon and soda can pop tabs! So awesome!

    Craft sticks, boiled in water for 15-20 min., will bend into cups and then become bracelets. then paint and decorate.

    Turn milk and vinegar into a rubbery, plastic

    Craft some cardboard animals from these free templates.

    DIY Scratch and Sniff Paint!

    Abby the Librarian: Simple Solutions: Building Squares

    A recipe for vibrantly colored ornaments made of bread clay - you probably have everything you need to make these right now! From Fun at Home with Kids