Painted bread (milk and food coloring) then toasted! One of my most FAVORITE activities!!!! :)

Painted bread (milk and food coloring) then toasted! One of my most FAVORITE activities!!!! :)

Weather: Fill the cup with water. Put shaving cream on top for a cloud. Explain that when clouds get really heavy with water, it rains! Then put blue food coloring on top of the cloud, and watch it rain. Just in time or my weather unit this week! I thought this was a really cool experiment that I must do with my students to introduce a weather topic or even the water cycle!

Weather: Fill the cup with water. Put shaving cream on top for a cloud. Explain that when clouds get really heavy with water, it rains! Then put blue food coloring on top of the cloud, and watch it rain. Just in time or my weather unit this week! I thought this was a really cool experiment that I must do with my students to introduce a weather topic or even the water cycle!

Science fun... 'Flying Ghost Rockets' -film canisters, cornflour, water, permanent marker & Alka Seltzer (",)

Science fun... 'Flying Ghost Rockets' -film canisters, cornflour, water, permanent marker & Alka Seltzer (",)

Make beautiful exploding art with erupting paint bags. This activity only requires two ingredients and explores art, science, & sensory play all in one

Make beautiful exploding art with erupting paint bags. This activity only requires two ingredients and explores art, science, & sensory play all in one

Fun twist on baking soda and vinegar science experiment.

Baking Soda and Vinegar Color Mixing Activity

Sandbox Volcano Quickest Easiest Eruption Ever

Sandbox Volcano Baking Soda Science Eruption for Kids

To make rain paintings  you crush up watercolor paints (we put them in plastic bags and banged on them with a rolling pin), sprinkle them on some paper and put it out in the rain.

To make rain paintings you crush up watercolor paints (we put them in plastic bags and banged on them with a rolling pin), sprinkle them on some paper and put it out in the rain.


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One of my very favorite things about being a mom is watching my kids learn. Their instinctive curiosity that comes with their young age is so fun to watch. My son in particular, will let anyone kno…

hmm... maybe we should make some gross experiment out of this at the next Halloween party?

Science Experiment: "Sparkly Explosion!"

Really fun activity to show why it rains. 5th graders would enjoy the hands on aspect, and it also does a great job of explaining a concept we can't see standing on the ground. Ties into our weather lesson (TEKS)

Really fun activity to show why it rains. 5th graders would enjoy the hands on aspect, and it also does a great job of explaining a concept we can't see standing on the ground. Ties into our weather lesson (TEKS)

Easy 4th of July science activity for kids. Fireworks in a Jar!! {I Can Teach My Child!}

Fireworks in a Jar

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