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!
Glow In The Dark Bowling. Water bottles and glow sticks make for perfect glow-in-th-dark backyard bowling pins. Make at least six of these, and use any kind of ball (basketball, soccer ball, etc.) to knock down your glowing pins.
KG loves stringing cheerios on pipe cleaners and feeding the birds. Great hand eye coordination practice and it keeps her busy for a little while. Bird feeders made from pipe cleaners and cheerios. Fun activity to develop fine motor skills.
Make glowing water WITHOUT highlighters! This new recipe from Growing A Jeweled Rose is a great alternative as it is made from kid safe materials (non-toxic fluorescent paint) with a RAINBOW of waters to add to your play!
Another science fair idea: Make rainbow roses by splitting the stems into strands and placing each one in food coloring. The roses draw the food coloring into the petals.Hmmm not a bad idea for Amarah's Science Fair Project!
Play Create Explore: Baby Oil Sensory Bags = baby oil, food colouring, a little bit of water, glitter, objects to find (smooth). Put in ziplock bag and duct tape for leaks and little fingers who would like to open it. ((or a heat seal bag))
Activities, Ideas, Travel, Movies & Technology for Kids - All for the Boys - DIY Rubber Slime
Splash into homemade summer fun! Kids LOVE playing Water Balloon Piñatas in the backyard. It’s a super way to let your little ones have a blast, work off some energy and cool off in the process. It’s great for you because it’s low-cost and provides a terrific opportunity to take fun action shots. Check out this and lots of other fun summertime DIY activity ideas at the link.