Add a couple marbles to a container of cream and let them shake it into butter for Thanksgiving dinner. Not only are they learning something and contributing to the meal, they're happily occupied while you prepare the rest of the meal!
Can you stick a skewer through a balloon without popping it? Don't sharp objects make balloons POP! Try this fun experiment and find out! Once you learn the trick, try skewing a train of balloons together!
Birthday kid gets a ballon avalanche when he/she opens the door in the AM. Pinned this before but this one uses crepe paper to hold the balloons instead of a sheet of plastic, which is way better! Cuz then they get to rip through the paper!