Exploding bags with baking soda and vinegar-science lesson. They take off like rockets!

All Things Beautiful: Summer Fun Fizzy Explosion Bags. Exploding bags with baking soda and vinegar-science lesson. They take off like rockets!

A new kind of goo! Shaving cream and cornstarch. Eventually gets to a mold-able consistency but is fun even before you get there - the teacher is excited!

All you need is a bottle of shaving cream and a box of corn starch. This was enough for two tubs of this wonderful, fluffy stuff! We poured about half the box of corn starch in each tub and then just squirted the shaving cream into them.

Hot ice, scientifically known as sodium acetate, is a liquid that will turn solid at the slightest provocation. Touching it with your finger, bumping it too hard, or speaking a few angry words will cause it to spring from a clear, water-like state into solid ice-like crystals.

Make Hot Ice from Vinegar and Baking Soda

Hot ice, scientifically known as sodium acetate, is a liquid that will turn solid at the slightest provocation. Touching it with your finger or bumping it too hard will cause it to spring from a clear, water-like state into solid ice-like crystals.

Colored Ice melting in oil experiment

Colored Ice melting in oil experiment. My nephews painted with the colored ice cubes after we were done!

Periodic table showing you an example of how each element is used.  Great for kids!

Periodic table showing you an example of how each element is used (one in pictures, one with descriptive words). Great for kids!

Two ingredient snow recipe made using common household items- this is our favorite sensory snow!   It is naturally cold and feels just like fresh fallen powder... Magically erupts for a bit of Science fun, too.  Make magic snowballs, avalanche eruptions, and fizzing snowmen... Too fun!

Two ingredients Baking Soda & Shaving Cream, Snow recipe made using common household items- this stuff is amazing! It is naturally cold and feels just like fresh fallen powder in your hands. So easy to make, too. My kids love this sensory snow!

This is from a 3rd grade classroom, but these are FANTASTIC anchor charts for high school classes, too.

This periodic table info is from a grade classroom, but these are FANTASTIC anchor charts for high school classes, too.

This is my FAVORITE experiment to do with kids!

Elephant Toothpaste - cup hydrogen peroxide liquid is a solution, which can be found at a beauty supply store or hair salon), 1 Tbs (one packet) of dry yeast, 3 Tbs of warm water, liquid dish washing soap and food coloring

☆ Liquid Rainbow in a Jar ☆ This is a great science lesson on the density of different liquids and on how some liquids don't mix (water and oil layers).

Sweet and Simple Things: Rainbow in a Jar - how to make a liquid rainbow. I did this with the kids as near as I could - some ingredients weren't available in Australia. Word of advice - don't shake it up!

Melting Snowman Science Experiment! AWESOME fun! {Sulia article}

Foaming Dough Recipe: Magic Foaming Snowman

"You make me melt!" {New Recipe} Foaming Dough you can use to make Magic Foaming Snowmen that "melt" into an icy puddle of frothy foam! From Fun at Home with Kids

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