We are back with more bottle science experiments! How did you get on with the first five we shared last week? We have had plenty of feedback from people who tried
Do you love science and want to try out some experiments yourself? Do you worry that you’ll need special equipment and expensive kits? FEAR NOT! There are so many science experiments you can do with things you have around your home RIGHT NOW
I am very excited to share this latest project with you; this is an idea I have had for a while so I am delighted to have finally finished and published. I really hope you like it and that your junior scientists get plenty of entertainment from this
Filming of the Is Eolaí Mé series is well under way… and it looks amazing! I got to see the finished set for the first time last Monday morning, and it was even better than I imagined. Peadar, the presenter, has been working
What is Soil?
Soil is the outermost part of the Earth’s surface, where plants grow. Without it we could not survive! Soil is made up of rock material of various sizes (from powdered rock to sand, pebbles and stones). Soil also contains minerals, rotting
There is a lovely linky running over on the Mama Courage blog. It invites bloggers to get over any hang ups they may have and let the kids get… well messy. Messy play is great for children as a fun
Dr. Simple was explaining a little about DNA in the last post, so I thought I would share one of the first experiments my children ever asked me to do with them…. they wanted to see DNA, so we extracted it from a banana.
You will need…
This week’s Fun Friday post is a round up of all our favourite sound experiments and facts. Hear it, make it, feel it and even see it… guaranteed for a weekend full of fun!
Here are three of our favourite sound experiments…
1. Make Sound…
We love this simple experiment to make a spooky sound
Here is a fun science experiment that all kids love….. and no matter how many times a child may have done this one, they are always happy to do it again!
HOW TO MAKE SLIME
You will need….
- two small bowls or cups
- PVA glue (white or clear is fine)
- food colouring (optional)
- Borax* powder.
What is Density?
Density is the mass of an object per unit volume. A bit of a mouthful but this is how I explained it to my own children today….…imagine you have a pebble and a marshmallow of the same size and shape… which one do you think is heavier?
My three year old got this straight away… “the pebble of course Mum” (with a “silly question”