This is what happens when you microwave a bar of Ivory soap! Then you can tear it up, color it, and mold it into shapes!  It's not wet and messy, either!  I'm thinking of using it for some activity related to rockbrain vs flexible brain for social groups?

Kitchen Craft: Soap Clouds! {And homemade kiddie tub soaps

Soap Clouds--Microwave Ivory soap to make it expand then form into new little soaps. I may have to try this with my kids for a neat science experiment.

List of children's books and fun activities to do with each one.

Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas: Children's Book Week - Share Your Favorite Children's Book Activities - over 100 books w/ activity ideas

The Magic Ketchup Experiment!  Kid friendly site with lots of neat experiments!

The Ketchup Experiment! Kid friendly site with lots of neat experiments! It has one that makes a rocket out of a film canister, which would be good for an grade space unit, but it has to many kid friendly expiriments. Great site for any science teacher.

jolly rancher suckers 200 degrees for 5 minutes! this is fantastic

jolly rancher suckers 200 degrees for 5 minutes! Not sure how safe JR are for food allergies because I avoid giving my kids things I think they might choke on but I bet this would work with most hard candies - surf sweets, of course!

How To Make Fairies In A Jar     This is something everyone will love you can just imagine the look on your childs face when they see this and its something they will never forget so its worth a little work on this one.    FAIRIES IN A JAR DIRECTIONS:     1. Cut a glow stick and shake the contents into a jar. Add diamond glitter. Seal the top. Shake and the magic begins!

Fairies In A Jar: just imagine childs face when they see this, something they will never forget so its worth a little work on this one. FAIRIES IN A JAR DIRECTIONS: Cut a glow stick and shake the contents into a jar. Add diamond glitter Seal the top

Weather:  Fill the cup with water.  Put shaving cream on top for a cloud.  Explain that when clouds get really heavy with water, it rains! Then put blue food coloring on top of the cloud, and watch it rain.

Science -- Weather: Fill the cup with water. Put shaving cream on top for a cloud. Explain that when clouds get really heavy with water, it rains! Then put blue food coloring on top of the cloud, and watch it rain. Air and Weather unit

10 things to stop saying to kids (and what to say instead). Very good words that every teacher and parent should know!

10 Things to Stop Saying to Your Kids (and What to Say Instead)

10 things to stop saying to kids (and what to say instead). Very good words that every teacher and parent should know! Really good ideas for all parents.

33 ways that you can give back with your children!

Millions of Miles: 33 Service Projects To Do With Your Kids~ Call it service learning. Call it parenting your gifted child. Call it giving back. Call it the 12 days of Christmas. Whatever you call it, it is a good idea.

DIY Cardboard Tube Rocket by liizon.org #DIY #KIds #Toys #Cardboard_Rocket #Upcycle

DIY: Space Rocket Craft for kids. Made from Recycled Kitchen Paper Rolls, and colored cardstock. Now search for a Action Figure to Play with it.

Clean vs. dirty hands bread experiment from appleandthyme.wor... --> WOAH.

Food Safety Week 2011- What goes on behind closed doors?

Possible Science Fair project! dirty hands bread experiment - what a great way to demonstrate the importance of proper hand washing. Would love to see what happens when you wash hands with warm soapy water versus hand sanitizer!

Force & Motion: friction

Physics experiments with potential energy and friction, from: Librarianism Chronicles: Force and Motion Experiment

Wish i  knew this when I was babysitting! Crayon hot rocks:  If you have not done this yet, you need to. Simply warm up the rocks in the oven (I did 220 for 10 minutes), then put them on a stack of newspapers (or something else you don't care if it gets crayon in it) and let the little ones go to town. Just remind them it is hot. I have done it with 2 1/2 year olds with no problem. My little lady often brings in rocks for me to "cook" so she can paint them

Crayon hot rocks - another reason for me to buy crayons. Simply warm up the rocks in the oven for 10 minutes), then put them on a stack of newspapers (or something else you don't care if it gets crayon in it)

The Growing Room Ideas for teaching children writing creative story vocabulary spelling sentence paragraph words fun games

descriptive words other words to use. be still my heart! I love using a variety of descriptive words. This list, in the words of Mrs.Riley -my high school English teacher, is a plethora of words :-)

Fluffy Stuff ~ it is simply 2 BOXES OF CORNSTARCH AND 1 CAN OF SHAVING CREAM... The coolest part about Fluffy Stuff is how soft it is yet able to be molded -

Christmas snowball fight in texas! From Play Create Explore: Summer Snowballs with Fluffy Stuff - 2 boxes cornstarch + 1 can shaving cream!

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