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How to keep a child busy for hours in the summer: DIY: Giant Ice Cube Awesomeness - filled with plastic animals, dinos, and such. Added to the list !!!!

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10 Awesome Summer Craft Projects for Kids (& Teens

Another pinner says: glow in the dark slime UPDATE: She made this and it was every bit as cool as she had hoped. Not sticky (was afraid it'd be sticky on the hands) and therefore not messy. and it glows! :)

Sidewalk paint: 1 part cornstarch (1 c.), 1 part water (1 c.), food coloring, sponge brushes, mix cornstarch and water, add food coloring and mix!

Magic Mud!...This stuff is amazing. Mix 2 cups of cornstarch and 1 cup water in a bowl. To color it, add a few drops of food coloring to the water before adding to the cornstarch. Takes some effort to mix the water and cornstarch. This defies Newton’s third law of motion–for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. If you quickly smack it with your hand it immediately turns into a solid, instead of splashing or moving. If you slowly move it reacts like a liquid....

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Fireworks in a Jar

Fireworks in a Jar: A fun science experiment!

Every kid has a little mad scientist hiding inside of them, and nothing is more fun than spending a little time dreaming up mixtures that bubble and steam and overflow! Here are 10 crazy concoctions you can whip up at home to satisfy their need to explore and create.

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Fire Free Fireworks {An Indoor Kids Activity}

Cool idea for an activity for kids to do inside! My 3 year old would love this! Indoor Crafts - Fireworks


15 Awesome Summer Crafts For Kids


I think this is one of the best toddler activity idea websites I've ever found. The ideas are simple, educational and allow for creative exploration of the child's own world. Highly recommend.

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Science Fun for Kids: Fireworks in a Jar

Fuegos Artificiales: 3 de marzo

Marbelized Paper...a different way of creating beautiful artwork on paper. Although it's messy your kids will love it!

Rainbow Rice! Like sand, less messy. 4 cups rice, 2T of food coloring or liquid water colors, and 3 T of rubbing alcohol. Combine together in a Ziploc bag and shake to coat the rice. Spread the rice out on a cookie sheet and let it dry. Then let them play!