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Waterbowl

Suggested Age: 12

Mildly Challenging (5)

The laws of physics make it possible to create a self-filling water bowl. As your pet drinks from the bowl it automatically fills up. Not too ha...

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Suggested Age: 12

Very Simple (1)

This experiment requires adult supervision. The fumes that are produced are not healthy, so be careful. Heating up a grape that has been cut in ...

Tomatoplanter

Suggested Age: 5

Mildly Challenging (4)

Create an upside down tomato planter using materials you can find around the house. Also a space saving way to grow tomatoes.

Milk color explosion

Suggested Age: 3

Simple (3)

Watch milk explode in color using just a little bit of food coloring and some dish washing soap. Here's another fun video of this experiment in ...

Really big bubble maker

Suggested Age: 5

Mildly Challenging (4)

Create giant bubbles using household materials. It takes a little bit or work to make your own bubble solution, but you could probably just buy...

Walking on eggs science 1

Suggested Age: 6

Simple (3)

Did you know you can walk on eggs without having them crack? Here's a fun experiment that kids love and (shouldn't) be too messy :)

Pile of paper airplanes

Suggested Age: 8

Very Simple (1)

Not exactly the most novel idea, but it's a fun one. Plus you can find a ton of ideas for different designs with a simple google search: https:/...

Yarn wrapped jars 380x380

Suggested Age: 6

Simple (3)

A simple DIY project that creates some cool looking jars that can be used for decorative lighting.

Matchbox guitar 5

Suggested Age: 9

Simple (3)

You can create a little guitar using just a matchbox and a few rubber bands. The link goes to a more complicated version, but you can create sim...

Tornadobottle

Suggested Age: 5

Simple (3)

Simple experiment that can also be a fun challenge. Basically fill a bottle with water and tape another bottle on top, then try to figure out ho...