25 Cool at home DIY projects

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  1. Veggie Tops

    Veggie Tops

    I love when we try experiments and the result surprises me! Did you know veggies tops can continue to grow with a little bit of...

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  2. Salt Volcano

    Salt Volcano

    We know that oil and water doesn't mix...but what happens when you add salt? Let's play with science and find out!

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  3. Shadow Chalk Experiment

    Shadow Chalk Experiment

    Kids are always fascinated by their shadows and, as a parent, it's such a joy to see them interact with themselves. This shadow chalk experiment...

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  4. Solar Energy and Water

    Solar Energy and Water

    Using a piece of black construction paper and a piece of white paper, we'll set two bowls outside and see if one of them warms...

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  5. How Strong is Paper?

    How Strong is Paper?

    We have an engineer in our family... she's always playing with pulleys and levers and constructing things. This time we were playing with compression...

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  6. Lava Bottle

    Lava Bottle

    This fun science project that is guaranteed to impress! This is a cheap and easy way for your child to explore the nature of different...

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  7. Fingerprint Kit

    Fingerprint Kit

    Here's a fun one for children who love details and like to investigate! Grab a small cloth bag, and make your own fingerprint kit out of...

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  8. Glittery Volcano

    Glittery Volcano

    This project is part science experiment, part sensory fun! The volcanic reaction of vinegar and baking soda, with some glitter for extra sparkle, exploding over...

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  9. Discovering Sound Matters

    Discovering Sound Matters

    We have lots of favorite experiments and demonstrations that we love to play with... and this is absolutely one of them! Who knew that...

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  10. Motorized ArtBot Robot

    Motorized ArtBot Robot

    Create your own ArtBot, a moving robot that buzzes, spins, and twirls to create cool, colorful patterns.

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  11. Balloon Propeller (Newton's Third Law)

    Balloon Propeller (Newton's Third Law)

    Sir Isaac Newton's Third Law of motion says that for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. Using everyday materials, your kids...

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  12. Earth Exploration

    Earth Exploration

    While learning about space, my son and I found ourselves gravitating toward planet Earth. In my son's favorite Earth-related book, "The Magic School Bus Inside...

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  13. Magnet Magic Challenge

    Magnet Magic Challenge

    To kids, magnets are almost like magic! And they're a great source of (mostly) quiet games and exploration. We took our magnetic bingo wands and...

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  14. Paper Parachutes

    Paper Parachutes

    It's a bird...it's a plane...wait--could it be? It's a flying kitty! And an airborne...penguin?!

    My kids are fascinated with flight, so we decided to give their...

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  15. Salt Painting Ice Sculptures

    Salt Painting Ice Sculptures

    We were inspired by the Artful Parent to try out this fun science experiment: watching how salt melts ice. Not only is this...

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