Share on Pinterest Share Share on Facebook Share Send email Mail Looking for a fun and simple science activity that’s sure to entertain the kids?! In this quick, five minute experiment, little chemists mix up their own homemade bouncy balls. The science activity is a hands-down favorite for kids. Getting Ready To prep for this activity, I gathered: 1 tablespoon of borax (found in the laundry section
Simple Science Experiment for Kids: What Melts in the Sun
"experiment on how spiders sense vibrations in their webs. I grabbed a ball of black yarn and had my students sit in a circle. The each told a spider fact that they had learned and passed the ball of yarn around while holding on to a piece. Soon we had a huge web. I then had my class close their eyes and tossed rubber insects into the web. They raised their hands to show they felt the vibration!"
Balloon Rockets: What you need: Piece of yarn (or string) – cut to about 6 feet, thread on a straw and tie string to two chairs. Put tape on straw to attach a Balloon that has been blown up but has not been tied. Pull attached balloon to one side and let go! Experiment shows action and reaction. Kids will want to do over and over so be prepared to blow up a few balloons and have extra tape on hand. Link leads to step by step instructions with a photo tutorial.