Brilliant! Calm Down Spot? Rain Bottle -fill a dry empty bottle with a box of toothpicks. Add rice (uncooked) to the bottle leaving an empty space of about 1 1/2 inches at the top. Seal the lid. As you gently turn the bottle, the rice falls through the toothpicks, sounding like rain.

Unit 1 - Zoology - Cracks a Yolk - Activity...Egg dipped in vinegar...neat experiment to do with kids.

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Need a way for students to take control of their own behaviour? Make a ‘Calm Down Bottle’. Simply fill a bottle with 3/4 water, some glitter glue and ultra-fine glitter. The glitter represents thoughts and feelings, so that when the bottle is shaken it swirls and whirls around. As the bottle is held still, the glitter slowly settles encouraging the student to pause and calm down. For more detailed instructions, head on over to

Use for plastic bottles, Butterflies & other figures too

Over 25 AMAZING Science Experiments for Kids - I can't wait to try these!

How to make rainbow rice - ziplock bags - Fill each bag with: - 4 cups of uncooked rice - 2 T food coloring - 3 T rubbing alcohol. No oven needed

Newton's First: with raw eggs. Pinner said: "ok, this is cool! Our family just tried it. I wish I had, had a camera for my husband's face when I knocked the pie pan! lol The kids think this is SO cool!"

MAGICAL Melting Dough: mold-able but melts once kids hands are still. It also BUBBLES fizzes. So many FUN ways for kids to PLAY!

Make your own jellyfish in a bottle - just let the kiddos turn it upside down - they'll be surprise to see it moves every time they turn the bottle.

SC.1.78- Follow moving objects or people with eyes SC.1.71- Engage in scientific experiment with a peer or with a small group of children using sharing/ turn taking skills Ages 3-5

Homemade lava lamps. Vegitable oil, a about 3/4th of the water bottle, then water. 10 drops of food coloring. Then take a alkaseltzer tab and break it into 4 pieces. Drop one in at a time and wait for each to dissove! So cool! I cant wait to try it! crafts-with-the-kids

rainbow rice. like sand but less mess!

Task 1: how we can manage behavior by having them think about what they have done wrong

Super clever...

Gardening projects to do with kids.

KILL MOLD!!! Mix 1 teaspoon of tea tree oil per 1 cup of water. Spray onto the surface with mold and allow to dry, do not rinse. This will kill the mold spores without creating harsh chemical fumes as other cleaners, such as bleach, would.

Carrots in a bottle are a great take home project for kids. Carrot tops will sprout new leaves in just a day or two in this warm, humid environment, too.

Single use ointment/toothpaste/lotion/etc. put it in a straw. Heat your pliers and seal it shut. Hole punch and throw on a key chain inside your first aid kit/ toiletry bag/ purse / backpack. Great for camping, hiking, or traveling.

OMG!!! I think this is seriously the best explanation of ADHD EVER!!! Seriously... If Your Friends Ever Say They Have ADHD, Just Show Them This.