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A Mario Power Lemonade Stand

One afternoon last week me and the kids found ourselves with a couple of free hours, so I asked them if they wanted to have a lemonade stand.  They both got excited and Henry (my 6 year old) stated, “We should

Fun Fizzy Eruptions

 So, what happens when you add vinegar to baking soda?  Small fun fizzy eruptions!!! Add food coloring to the vinegar for even MORE fun. Hover over the photos for step by step instructions and comments!   I found this idea from

Look What Happens …

… when you put a bar of Ivory soap in the microwave! It explodes! This was SO much fun to do.  And SO simple.  Unwrap a bar of Ivory soap, place it on a plate, pop it in the microwave (we

Candy Experiments (aka What to do with ALL that Halloween candy?!?)

So … what to do with ALL that Halloween candy?  I definitely don’t want us eating all of it … therefore, in the name of science we will sacrifice some! This worked especially well because Henry’s awesome kindergarten teacher (Mrs. Walch)