Heidi Boyd
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How to Make an Ant Farm Jar and Watch an Ant Colony Build Mazes-form of nature study

the kids are so curious about ants, we may have to try this. How to Make an Ant Farm Jar and Watch an Ant Colony Build Mazes. Sam would LOVE this. And we have more than enough ants in our backyard to make this happen.

Ice volcanoes

Ice volcanoes are easy to make and a fun science and play activity for kids of any age. I ended up adding baking soda on top of the ice volcano after freezing and before squirting with vinegar.

10 Crafts and Activities for Boys

Come Together Kids: Mini Marshmallow Shooters (or Pom Pom Poppers) put a balloon over the top half of a stiff plastic cup, with the bottom of the cup removed. Pull of the balloon tie with the pompom inside, and POP!

PVA gloop with added corn flour to make it stretchier.

"Gak" recipe that doesn't use Borax. I used to have this recipe, glad to find it again! 1 cup Elmer's glue food coloring 1 cup liquid starch -add starch a little at a time, stirring with a spoon or kneeding with fingers as it thickens

Lava "Lamps"

Indoor Activities for Kids: Homemade Lava Lamps. Vegetable oil, a about of the water bottle, then water. 10 drops of food coloring. Then take a alkaseltzer tab and break it into 4 pieces. Drop one in at a time and wait for each to dissove!

Glitter playdough!

DIY galaxy play dough: 2 cups of plain flour 2 cups of water with black and blue food coloring 1 Tbsp. of cooking oil 1 Tbsp. cream of tartar 1 cup of salt glitter on the table

glow in the dark paint in mason jar... love it! To look like fireflies.

Great idea instead of a night light! STARS IN JARS! (Glow paint splattered inside mason jars)So great for a kids room as a night light or even just for a fun spend the night party