Make colored sand art by stirring a chalk stick in a bowl of salt. it changes the color. Stir less for light color and more for dark richer color. (I used to do this with salt and food coloring. but the chalk stick idea is brilliant!
Make your own glow in the dark jars using Tulip dimensional paint aka puffy paint. Some folks call these fairy jars too! Whichever way, they look amazing under blacklight and are perfect fro your spooky Halloween festivities and decor.
In a small Ziplock bag: cup half and half (milk works too), 1 Tbsp sugar, 1 tsp vanilla. Insert that bag into a gallon Ziplock filled with ice and salt. Shake the bag for five minutes. Then remove the smaller bag which should have turned into ice cream!
Leave of Mountain Dew in bottle, add a tiny bit of baking soda and 3 caps of peroxide. Put the lid on and shake - walla homemade glow stick (bottle) solution. What a fun summer thing to do with the boys!