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Summer Activity. 1/4" Mt Dew in bottle, add tiny bit of baking soda and 3 capfuls of hydrogen peroxide. Shake and it glows. Pour on sidewalk to "paint"...Who knew!? (The kids will have a blast!!)" doing this this summer

No helium needed to fill balloons for parties.....just vinegar and baking soda! i need to remember this!

remove a splinter easily by applying a paste of backing soda and water, then wait several minuets for the splinter to pop out of the skin!!

Put a tiny bit of toothpaste into a small cup, mix in one teaspoon baking soda plus one teaspoon of hydrogen peroxide, and half a teaspoon water. Thoroughly mix then brush your teeth for two minutes. Remember to do it once a week until you have reached the results you want. Once your teeth are good and white, limit yourself to using the whitening treatment once every month or two

Wedding-day white teeth! My dentist actually told me about this. Use a little toothpaste, mix in one teaspoon baking soda plus one teaspoon of hydrogen peroxide, half a teaspoon water. Thoroughly mix then brush your teeth for two minutes. Remember to do it once a week until you have reached the results you want. Once your teeth are good and white, limit yourself to using the whitening treatment once every month or two.

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Making a Mosquito Trap

Homemade mosquito trap. I will probably be happy I pinned this in a few months.

The Only Spot Remover You'll Ever Need- One part Dawn dishwashing liquid mixed with two parts HYDROGEN PEROXIDE. Pour the mixture directly on the stain, and watch it disappear like MAGIC. (Particularly tough stain, can add baking soda & scrub.)

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ice ballons

Fill balloons with water and add food coloring, once frozen cut the balloons off & they look like giant marbles!!! If only we lived in the snow

Apparently oranges burn like candles. No messy wax, and no wick required. Definitely trying this.

To whiten nails: Mix 1 Tbs peroxide & 2 Tbs baking soda. Apply paste to nails & let sit for 5 mins. [This totally works, I tried it]

White raw rice + 1 Tsp food coloring + 2 Tbs rubbing alcohol = Put in a quart mason jar filled 2/3 full of rice, shake, pour out on newspaper and spread out to dry. Rainbow rice! A very less messy alternative to sandboxes. Fill a large tub and they could dig all day during the cold months.

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How to Make a Bouncing Polymer Ball

Make your own bouncy balls and we can reinforce some of the things we learned during chemistry

Alka Seltzer Blob Bottles!! - Such a great craft to do with kids! Need: 1 Liter (or any size) bottle, regular water, cooking oil, food coloring, and Alka Seltzer. Pour 3 quarters of a cup of water into the bottle, then fill the bottle the rest of the way up with your cooking oil. Next you want to wait for a little bit or until the water has settled at the bottom of the bottle and the oil at the top of it. Then pick your favorite color and pour about 8 drops of the food coloring into the b...