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Experiments

Easy science experiment for kids: Image transfer techniques

Here follow my instructions for the candle and cold offset printed image experiment, which you can easily do together with your kids. Most newspapers and comic magazines are printed with a cold offset technique. There are tons of videos on Youtube about how to make a DIY candle image transfer, which you could check out […]

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Easy science experiment for kids: Cool magic trick with styrofoam

Here follow my instructions for the magical disappearing styrofoam experiment. This experiment does only take a couple of minutes, but it is truly fascinating. Remember to start the experiment with a hypothesis, what do you think will happen? Instructions for parents: Read this first. Material included: Small pieces of styrofoam Acetone Additional things you will […]

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Easy science experiment for kids: Water surface tension

Here follow my instructions for the water surface tension experiment. We will use water and cinnamon, since it is a really a special spice. It is very dry, as you notice if you would try to swallow it with a teaspoon. And no, don’t try that yourself, you can search for YouTube after the “cinnamon challenge”. […]

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Easy science experiment for kids: Oobleck – the reluctant fluid

Here follow my instructions for the experiment to create a very strange fluid called oobleck. This is in my mind really fascinating. The first time my kids did this experiment, they couldn’t stop talking about it. Watch out, it can get messy! Remember to start the experiment with a hypothesis, what do you think will […]

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Experiment: How to make a potato float in water

Here follow my instructions for the floating potato experiment. This is a quick experiment that doesn’t take a long time to do. Can you make a potato float in water? How is it done? And why does it float, or doesn’t float? Remember to start the experiment with a hypothesis, what do you think will […]

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Experiment: How to make homemade soap bubbles that last longer

Here follow my instructions for the homemade magic unbreakable soap bubble experiment. I think this is something kids will love to try out. For how long will you be able to keep the bubble from bursting? Is there a difference if you touch the bubble with your bare hand or if you have a glove? […]

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Simple Chemical Reaction: How to fill up a balloon

Here follow my instructions for the balloon experiment. Is it possible to fill up a balloon without inflating it yourself? What happens if you mix two substances with each other? How can you get a more powerful reaction? Remember to start the experiment with a hypothesis, what do you think will happen? Instructions for parents: […]

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Experiment: The burning money

Here follow my instructions for the burning money experiment. This is in my mind really fascinating. First time I did this with my kids, they wanted to do this experiment over and over again. 🙂 Remember to start the experiment with a hypothesis, what do you think will happen? Instructions for parents: Read this first. […]

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Instructions For Parents: Experiments to do at home

Explore The World

Welcome to my website! I hope you will find the experiments I share here interesting and that you want to try them out with your own kids. I think most kids, if not all, love to experiment with things! But first! Please read this. Here follow my instructions for parents and other adults who help […]

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Christmas calendar ideas for young explorers, age 7-12

This year I have been inspired to create my own Kids Christmas Calendar filled with science experiments, which I will do with my own kids. I have seen several professional calendars in the stores, and I feel they are extremely expensive, which I don’t like. I would like all kids to have the opportunity to […]

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Advice & Tips, Experiments, Not good

How to fail to make iceberg slime – beginners mistake

When my kids started to talk about them wanting to make iceberg slime at home, I actually had no clue of what it was. They tried to explain it to me, but I did not get it. So, I had to search for information on the web. It turns out it is a crunchy fluffy slime […]

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Science experiment: Plant tomato seeds with your kids

It is March and it is time to plant some seeds for the coming summer here in Sweden. This year, I have planned to plant tomatoes, potatoes, and white garlic. I decided to pick them straight out of the refrigerator, to show my kids that there is no need to buy expensive seeds from a […]

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Advice & Tips, Experiments

Monthly Science Kits For Kids: Why to subscribe?

I am always looking for inspiration for new activities I can do together with my kids. I have been thinking a while about subscribing on monthly science kits, just to introduce new experiments on a more regular basis to my kids. We do a lot of experiments, even without subscriptions of any kits, when I […]

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Milk and vinegar experiment: easy, fascinating and smelly

Introduce a fun science experiment for your kids. Do you know what will happen if you mix milk and vinegar? This one is really easy, fascinating and smelly to do, and the ingredients do not cost so much. It does only take a couple of minutes, if you don’t count the days it needs to dry. Best of all, […]

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An experiment to do at home: What happens if you mix water, bicarbonate, salt and vinegar (or lemon)?

Introduce a very easy and fun experiment to your kids. This is something that can be done at home with things you most likely already have in your kitchen. It is really easy and does not cost so much. Put a glass with water on the table, bring out the bicarbonate, salt and vinegar (or lemon). […]

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Brain tickling science center in Sweden: Universeum in Gothenburg

I absolutely love to visit different science centers with my kids. I think it is one very excellent way to connect technical solutions with reality. Kids get hands on training in all kind of different experiments in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). They will explore, learn and experience! One thing is for sure, […]

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Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) – Craft subscriptions for kids

We all know that kids love toys. Even if they have a room full of it, they would still like to have new toys. As a parent, I sometimes feel like I’ve had enough and will not ever buy another toy. Mmm, yeah right…! For me, it is important that there is a higher educational […]

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Tech experiments for kids – 4 to do at home

For a lot of people the best way to learn things is by experimenting themselves. This is true for both me and my kids. For me it is easier to understand something when I can feel, see, touch, hear and smell it. It is also fun to do experiments at home with your kids. Here […]

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Play with home made play dough

Play with home made dough – 100% free from unhealthy chemicals Introduce a fun science experiment for your kids. One way to boost your kids creativity is to let them play around with dough. It is really easy and does not cost so much. They will definitely have a lot of fun! This opens up a lot […]

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