Cookie Cutter Candles! Candle ends Crayons (optional) Small saucepan Small glass or metal bowl or clean tin can Parchment paper Cookie cutters Sheet pan Candlewicks Start by simmering water in a small saucepan. Place a heat-safe metal or glass bowl, or tin can, filled with candle ends, in the saucepan, creating a homemade double boiler. You can add a bit of color to the candles by dropping bits of crayons in with the candle ends. Once the wax is around 100˚F, you're ready to start pouring.
Pennies How to Change Color of Pennies Pennies, 1/4 c white vinegar, 1 tsp salt, A clear, shallow bowl (not metal), Paper Towels. Mix salt vinegar in bowl. Stir til salt dissolves. Add pennies. After 5 min, take out half of pennies; Put on paper towel. Remove rest of pennies. Rinse them really well under running water, put on a paper towel. In abt 1 hour rinsed pennies will look shiny and unrinsed pennies will be coated with a blue-green compound called malachite.
The goal was to run to the Lego bowl, grab a Lego and run back with the Lego in a spoon and drop it in the empty bowl. The team who filled their bowl first and ran through the finish line won a medal! If they dropped the Lego, they had to start over. It was fun and everyone ended up getting a medal!