One of my goals as a parent is to teach my kids to build simple robots. As we develop our skills as robot designers, we will simultaneously be learning some basic electrical engineering. I’m educated as a mechanical engineering, but I can definitely see the appeal of this area of study. Projects involving batteries, switches,...Read More »
Ice Cream in a Bag This is SOOO easy and delicious! In a small Ziplock bag, put: 1/2 C. half and half (milk works too) 1 Tbps. sugar 1 tsp. vanilla Insert that bag into a larger, one gallon Ziplock filled with ice and salt. Shake the bag for five minutes. Kids love that part! Then, remove the smaller bag which should have turned into ice cream.
Make erupting ice chalk paint. 1/4 cup each baking soda and cornstarch. add liquid watercolor paint and 1/2 cup water. Mix well w/spoon. Pour into ice cub tray & freeze. After it starts to melt, use squeeze bottle or baster to add vinegar & make them foam.