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Hovercraft

Suggested Age: 10

Mildly Challenging (4)

Using just a cd or dvd and a balloon you can create a hovercraft! The website provides great instructions and more information about the science in...

Balloon rockets

Suggested Age: 4

Simple (3)

Create balloon rockets that race across the room using just string, some tape and a balloon. Have races, cause collisions, etc. Lots of fun!

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Suggested Age: 6

Very Simple (1)

A very simple and fun science experiment. Take a piece of string and use it to lift up an ice cube. Fun to challenge older kids with as well :)

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Suggested Age: 6

Simple (2)

Make an air inflated fort with box fan, fitted bed sheet, and pillows.

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Suggested Age: 8

Very Simple (1)

Here's a fun trick that opens up a lot of fun questions. Basically you cut up a playing card (say the four of spades) in a manner that allows you t...

Ccdkt

Suggested Age: 2

Very Simple (1)

Take some cushions, mix in a table and some blankets and presto! Instant fort.

Laundry basket run

Suggested Age: 1

Very Simple (1)

Take your laundry basket, throw your kid in, and race down the hall. Hours of fun (or at least a few minutes) while you're doing laundry.

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Suggested Age: 2

Very Simple (1)

We've found that our kids, as young as 2, can handle small knives and help with the cooking. It's great to give them practice and get them involved...

Eggbounce

Suggested Age: 11

Mildly Challenging (4)

This project takes a little while to do (a week or so), but there's some cool science involved and a fun effect is created. You can read more ab...

Cardboard box

Suggested Age: 1

Very Simple (1)

Save the cardboard boxes from deliveries. They can be cut up for materials in other projects, used to build forts, and they make great tunnels :)