How to Balance an Egg | A Scientific Magic Trick Kids Will Love

Eggs are a wonderful food to eat. It is also a great food to include in your science experiments. We have made glow in the dark eggs, egg volcanos, and egg drop structures. You can also use eggs to show children the importance of brushing their teeth. Today we will show you how to balance an egg without touching it.

This is a fun egg experiment for kids. It will expose your children to scientific magic.

When my son first saw this activity, he didn’t think it would work. However, he was pleased to experience success on the first try.

This activity takes less than five minutes to do. Once your child balances the egg, they will want to show family and friends.

Below is a step-by-step video of how to balance an egg. It comes from my son’s YouTube channel, Corban’s Fun Learning Adventures. Please subscribe if you like what you see.

We hope you have fun with this activity.

Disappearing Glow in the Dark Water | Fun At Home Chemistry Experiment

An Awesome Activity

Glow in the dark activities are a big hit in our household. When we saw that it is possible to make glowing water disappear, we had to try it. This activity is called the Disappearing Glow in the Dark Water. It is a fun at home chemistry experiment for kids. It is fascinating and simple to do.

What You Need For This Experiment

You need household materials. The items are below…

Tonic Water

Black flashlight

Spoon

Drinking glass

Plastic bowl

Bleach

Dropper

Measuring Cup

Because bleach is used in this experiment, it is important for parents to supervise this fun at home chemistry experiment.

My son and I have created a video showing you how to make water glow in the dark. Furthermore, we show you how to make it disappear. You will see step-by-step instructions and how amazed we were at the results.

We hope you try it. This experiment shows kids how fun science, specifically chemistry, can be.

Another important point is that doing science experiments can help children learn to read.

We encourage you to conduct a search for science experiments on this website and do them with your child. You will see you child’s vocabulary start to expand.

The video below comes from my son’s YouTube channel, Corban’s Fun Learning Adventures. Please subscribe if you like what you see.


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Word Game for Kindergarten | Fun and Simple Activity For Your Kids

We love to incorporate my son’s toys in his learning. One of his favorite toys is called BEYBLADE. It has energy layers that unleashes a fast spinning top. You can battle with another person to see whose top spins longer. It is a fun toy for kids. Therefore, we thought it would be fun to play a word game for kindergarten using BEYBLADES.

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BEYBLADES AND LITERACY

In the game, you got a point for winning the BEYBLADE battle. You also received points for the amount of words you could make. The amount of points gained depended on the number of words you made.

I wanted to give my son, Cory, a challenge. Instead of putting letters together and have him identify words, I gave him random letters and asked him to make words. I participated by making words when he gave me random letters. He did a great job with this game. In fact, he identified some words that I missed when it was my turn.

We helped each other in this game. As a result, we competed against each other but worked as a team simultaneously.

Try this word game for kindergarten with your child. You can actually play it with children of all ages. You will have to adjust the game according to their level.

Below is a video showing you how to play the game. This video comes from my son’s YouTube channel, Corban’s Fun Learning Adventures. Please subscribe if you like what you see.

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Valentine’s Day Science Experiment for Kids and Parents | Chemical Love Potion

Valentine’s Day is around the corner. We love doing theme-based science experiments in our home. This year we decided to make a chemical love potion with ingredients we have on hand. This Valentine’s Day Science Experiment is fun and simple to do. Kids will be focused on creating a bubbly colorful potion, which is NOT meant to be consumed. Parents should do this activity with their children.

The ingredients needed for this activity are…

Citric Acid

Glue

Bowl

Baking Soda

Measuring Spoons

Aluminum Foil

Aluminum Tray

Food Coloring

Water

Kids and parents will learn patience while doing this Valentine’s Day Science Experiment. You have to use a specified amount of each ingredient in order for the chemical reaction to work. Once kids see the bubbly potion appear, they will be proud of their accomplishments.

Below is a video showing you how to make the love potion. We encourage you to follow the exact directions in the video.

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Have fun with this activity!

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Race Car Math Game | 3rd Grade Math Multiplication

Motivated to Learn

One of the best ways for a child to learn is to incorporate what motivates them. My son is motivated by fun games. He loves winning and being competitive. Another thing that motivates him is his favorite toy, which are race cars. We needed to review multiplication, specifically the six times tables. Therefore, we created and played the Race Car Math Game.

Playing the Race Car Math Game

My son was so excited to play this game. He quickly got all the materials needed, which is listed below, for our competition. The rules were simple. You earn a point by having the fastest car and getting the multiplication problem correct.

We played this game for about one hour. At the end of the game, I was confident he knew his times tables. He was motivated to get the math problems correct because this was one way he accumulated points within the game. You can play this game with other math concepts such as addition, subtraction, and division.

Here is what’s needed for the game…

Multiplication Flash Cards

Disney Race Cars

Timer (We used the Ipad)

Watch us play the game below. The video comes from my son’s YouTube Channel, Corban’s Fun Learning Adventures. Please subscribe and share if you like what you see.

Try this fun game with your children. If they like race cars, they are guaranteed to enjoy it.

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Fun Balloon Project – Easy STEM Project for Kids

My son loves to play with anything that launches or flies across the room. One of his favorite toys is the catapult. We built the catapult and played a fun game with it. It is more fun when you can actually make these types of toys. The benefits are numerous. For example, kids will understand how they work and can adjust them to their liking. Furthermore, children can make as many as they like and even give them out for gifts. We did this for the fun balloon project I will share with you in this post.

We call this project the Balloon Launcher. You only need five items, which you most likely have in your home. The process to making the launcher is very easy. You can play a game with the launcher to see who can shoot objects the farthest. The toy can be used at parties to celebrate another’s accomplishment or their birthday. Below is the process for executing this fun balloon project.

The materials needed are…

1 latex balloon

Scissors

1 paper or plastic cup

Packaging Tape

Several marshmallows, cotton balls, pompoms, or ping pong balls

Below is a video showing you how to make the Balloon Launcher. This video comes from the YouTube Channel, Corban’s Fun Learning Adventures. Please subscribe and share if you like what you see.

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Fun Fall Activity for Kindergarten – How to Create Erupting Apples

Apples are in season this time of the year. I recently had a neighbor give me about 60 apples. This means making a lot of apple sauce for the family. In order to celebrate this time of year, my son and I made apples with homemade materials. Afterwards we created a mini explosion with the apples. This made for a fun fall activity for kindergarten.

Please note that kids younger and older than kindergarten age can do and have loads of fun with this activity.

My son liked this activity because he could get his hands messy with mixing the various substances. I like it because we made a chemical reaction and incorporated math by using measuring cups and spoons.

We consider this a great sensory activity for kids because they will mold the apple together using their hands. This is a fun fall science activity that you can do at home.

Fun Fall Activity for Kindergarten

The materials needed for the project are…

Baking Soda

Vinegar

Food Coloring

Measuring Spoons

Measuring Cups

Aluminum Tray

Squeeze Bottle

Below is a video showing you how to make the apples and the mini explosion. This video comes from my son’s YouTube Channel, Corban’s Fun Learning Adventures. Please like and share if you like what you see.

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How to Put Together a Time Capsule

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A time capsule is a container that you fill with items from the present day, such as school work, newspaper clippings, or small toys, and hide away to open on a predetermined future date. Putting together a time capsule is the perfect way to spend a cool evening or rainy day with the family. Read the details below to create your own time capsule.

First choose a time capsule container. A shoe box or large mason jar work great! Once you have your time capsule container you’ll want to figure out what you include. Consult the checklist below with your kids to help spark some good ideas. Make sure your kids choose items that won’t be missed too much. Remember, you’ll be hiding away the time capsule for some time. 

Next have your kids write a fun note to their future selves! This can be a great way for them to capture their present interests and aspirations. The template below makes writing this letter easy. Just fill in the blanks! You can always add additional details.

Finally, you’ll want to set a date for when you plan to open the time capsule. This is completely up to your family! You can wait a few months, a year, or even a decade! Keep in mind the longer you wait, the more entertaining the reveal might be!

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How To Make A Catapult Easy – Fun Activity for Kids

One day during snack time, I saw my son, Cory, put a spoon on the edge of his plate. On the spoon was one of his crackers. He took his finger and pressed the handle of the spoon causing the cracker to fly in the air. My first thought was to tell him to stop and eat; however, this time I realized he was doing a science experiment.

I told my son that he made his own catapult, which is used to throw objects over a far range. This is a great STEM project for kids to do. Afterwards, I went to the kitchen and gave him a cup. I challenged Cory to get the cracker in the cup with the catapult he created. He did that for about 20 minutes and then ate the rest of his crackers.

Whenever, Cory has an interest in something, I try to use it as a fun learning opportunity for him. The next day we went to the library and checked out the book called, Make a Catapult by Meg Gaertner. This book explained the science of catapults, how they work, and its various types. At the end, it showed us how to make one with materials we had at home.

The book grabbed Cory’s attention! He was most excited about making his own catapult. After creating the catapult, we played a competitive game to see who could get the cotton ball in the cup the most times.

Below we will show you in a video how to make a catapult.

How To Make A Catapult Easy

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Here are the materials for the Catapult

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DIY Bubble Soap – Create Bubbles Inside Bubbles for Kids

Wonderful Time of the Year

Spring is here and this is a time for bubbles! The first time my son, Cory, saw bubbles he was a baby. He was so amazed at how they floated in the air and then disappeared (popped). Once he started to walk, Cory had a great time chasing the bubbles and popping them.

Now that my son is older, he likes to experiment with various types of bubbles. We don’t buy bubble solution from the store anymore because we make our own with various ingredients. We have made Giant Bubbles, small bubbles, Bubble Pipes, Unpoppable Bubbles etc.

My son wanted to do something new. He decided to create DIY Bubble Soap with layers on our dining room table. I didn’t know if it would work; however, it turned out to be a success.

Try this activity with your children. They will find joy in first, creating a bubble on a table. Then, they will be amazed at how they can create bubble layers. It became a fun challenge for my son.

This is a great science project for kids. They will see how three ingredients can be mixed together to create the bubbles one usually purchases in stores or online.

DIY Bubble Soap with Layers

In the video below, my son shows you how it is done.

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