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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!

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...

Lift an ice cube games photo 420 ff0106ttna01

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 :)

Denistytower

Suggested Age: 8

Mildly Challenging (5)

Fun experiment where you create a tower of liquids that have different densities, creating a visual tower. You can also add in objects that have di...

Bubble snakes

Suggested Age: 5

Simple (3)

Create long twisting bubble snakes using materials that you have laying around the house. For extra fun add in some food coloring and watch the ...

Marshmallow structure

Suggested Age: 7

Simple (3)

Might be hard to avoid eating too many marshmallows, but assuming you have have the willpower, this looks like a fun way to build some cool structu...

Fun card trick 6

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...

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Suggested Age: 6

Simple (2)

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

Drawingbot5

Suggested Age: 4

Mildly Challenging (4)

Create a fun, wiggling, drawing robot with a few cheap components. Interesting to build with older kids and fun to play around with with younger kids.

Invisible soda

Suggested Age: 5

Simple (2)

Did you know that you can make a bottle of coke turn clear by adding milk? Try it and check out the description of the chemical reaction on the web...