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Erupting Ice!

What happens when you mix water and baking soda and then freeze it? You get lovely ice blocks to stack and play with.  So, then what happens when you spray vinegar on them? Cool science on a hot summer day. 🙂 I wonder what happens if you add...

Mindful Parenting: Your Language

Image courtesy of David Castillo Dominici / FreeDigitalPhotos.net Intentional parenting asks us to be conscious of our own behaviors and how they affect those around us. It is common for us to speak in the same way that our parents spoke to us...

Ice Chalk Color Mixing

Today’s activity was ice chalk mixing. To create ice chalk, I mixed equal parts corn starch and water in a muffin pan, added food coloring, and froze with a craft stick inside.  I imagined they’d be able to paint with them, but...

Superhero Scavenger Hunt

Ready for a fun twist on the ever-popular scavenger hunt? Do your kids love to dress up as superheroes? This is going to be a blast! We are costume junkies, so we already had all of these costumes in our dress up box. I made the boys their...

Swamp Bath!

We love to make bath time super fun in our home. When I saw this amazingly fun sensory bath here at Growing a Jeweled Rose, I knew I had to try this out! Definitely check our her blog for more amazing ideas!  I started by cooking some...