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This project uses hot tap water, not boiling water, so it's safer for young crystal growers. Place the crystal solution in the refrigerator and get sparkly needle-like crystals within a few minutes to a few hours. It's that easy!        1/2 cup Epsom salt      1/2 cup hot tap water      food coloring (optional)  instructions here:  http://chemistry.about.com/od/crystalrecipes/ht/cupofcrystals.htm

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This project uses hot tap water, not boiling water, so it's safer for young crystal growers. Place the crystal solution in the refrigerator and get sparkly needle-like crystals within a few minutes to a few hours. It's that easy! 1/2 cup Epsom salt 1/2 cup hot tap water food coloring (optional) instructions here: http://chemistry.about.com/od/crystalrecipes/ht/cupofcrystals.htm

Home-made Geodes  Required materials  Epsom salts  2 cups of warm water  3 or more eggs (we only the shells)  Food coloring (red, green, blue, and any other color you like)  Large glass  Spoon  Knife (optional)

Home-made Geodes Required materials Epsom salts 2 cups of warm water 3 or more eggs (we only the shells) Food coloring (red, green, blue, and any other color you like) Large glass Spoon Knife (optional)

How to Grow Epsom Salt (Magnesium Sulfate) Crystals: Epsom salt is magnesium sulfate. It's easy to grow Epsom salt crystals. The crystals typically resemble shards or spikes. Initially the crystals are clear, though they whiten over time.

How to Grow Epsom Salt (Magnesium Sulfate) Crystals

How to Grow Epsom Salt (Magnesium Sulfate) Crystals: Epsom salt is magnesium sulfate. It's easy to grow Epsom salt crystals. The crystals typically resemble shards or spikes. Initially the crystals are clear, though they whiten over time.

The past month we’ve been in full science project mode around here.  In honor of my science-lover-7th grader finishing up her science project last night, I bring you 20 Easy and FUN science experiments you can do at home. 1. This Walking Water Science Experiment is a great indoors activity that will impress everyone around! …

20 Easy and FUN Science Experiments for your Little Scientists

The past month we’ve been in full science project mode around here. In honor of my science-lover-7th grader finishing up her science project last night, I bring you 20 Easy and FUN science experiments you can do at home. 1. This Walking Water Science Experiment is a great indoors activity that will impress everyone around! …

Simple Epsom Salt Crystals. Science experiment for pre-k and up.

Grow Crystals in Your Fridge in Just a Few Hours

How to grow GLOWING crystals, and what to do with them once you're done! A kid's science experiment by Babes in Deutschland

How to grow GLOWING crystals, and what to do with them once you're done! A kid's science experiment by Babes in Deutschland

This homemade glitter is such a GREAT project to try with the kids! It sticks to glue just like regular glitter, but it's way cheaper and sooooo much easier to clean up! So fun!

How to Make Homemade Glitter

This homemade glitter is such a GREAT project to try with the kids! It sticks to glue just like regular glitter, but it's way cheaper and sooooo much easier to clean up! So fun!

These epsom salt crystal needles form within a matter of hours. - Anne Helmenstine

Grow Crystals in Your Fridge in Just a Few Hours

Martha Stewart’s Favorite Crafts for Kids book is full of great crafts and creative activities. Here is one of them! Using Epsom salts, water, a string, a washer and a jar, you can easily create super cool salt crystals in just a few hours.

How To Make Monster Salt Crystals

Martha Stewart’s Favorite Crafts for Kids book is full of great crafts and creative activities. Here is one of them! Using Epsom salts, water, a string, a washer and a jar, you can easily create super cool salt crystals in just a few hours.

These look so Beautiful! DIY GEODE Bath Salt Melts with Epsom salt. Easy How To Tutorial by The Makeup Dummy

These look so Beautiful! DIY GEODE Bath Salt Melts with Epsom salt. Easy How To Tutorial by The Makeup Dummy

Epsom salt (magnesium sulfate) crystals are beautiful clear crystals that are quick and easy to grow. Here are simple instructions to grow them.

How to Grow Epsom Salt (Magnesium Sulfate) Crystals

Epsom salt (magnesium sulfate) crystals are beautiful clear crystals that are quick and easy to grow. Here are simple instructions to grow them.

Includes both the sugar crystals and the Epsom Salt crystals. Would like to have the sugar ones growing at the library for kids to check in on. (Can use "growing crystals ii" pin to keep the process going longer.)

Includes both the sugar crystals and the Epsom Salt crystals. Would like to have the sugar ones growing at the library for kids to check in on. (Can use "growing crystals ii" pin to keep the process going longer.)