Monthly Archives: September 2014

Baking Soda Experiments

We’ve been trying to do more science activities lately, and the boys really loved this baking soda reaction experiment. We put six different liquids into individual cupcake cups, making sure to use the same amount of each. (I think we … Continue reading

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Cardboard Box Road/Town

  We cut open a large box and laid it out flat to make a road and town. I drew most of the road, though Love Bug helped a little. Sweet Pea tried to help, too, but basically just scribbled … Continue reading

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Play House

When I saw this cardboard box house idea, I knew I had to make something similar. I started out by cutting the flaps off the box and then gluing one of the longer flaps in the middle to separate the … Continue reading

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Soap Foam Sensory Play

This was a fun spin on water play. I used a hand mixer to whip up a batch of soap foam – equal parts water and dish soap with a little cornstarch in there for a stabilizer. We didn’t use … Continue reading

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Paint Sample Mosaic

Happy Hooligans had this cute, easy idea for using paint samples to create art. Ours wasn’t quite so multicolored, since we only had shades of pink. I cut the paint samples into different sizes of squares, rectangles, and lines. Then … Continue reading

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Does It Dissolve Science Experiment

I set up this simple experiment by having Love Bug pick out five things he wanted to test to see if they dissolved. Well, first I suggested sugar, and then he picked brown sugar, cinnamon, sprinkles, and flour. I took … Continue reading

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Sensory Number Bin

I was looking for a way to use up some of the leftover rice and popcorn from our food sensory board, and I came across this idea that I decided to adapt to what I needed/what we had available. I … Continue reading

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