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Candy Experiments. Rock Candy Recipe - How to Make Rock Candy. Lesson plan Magic Potion Template Shelly. Wizard Crafts for Kids. Make Electroactive Slime - Electroactive Slime Recipe. This recipe makes cool, non-toxic slime that appears to have a life of its own!

Make Electroactive Slime - Electroactive Slime Recipe

Difficulty: Average Time Required: 30 minutes Here's How: Mix the cornstarch and vegetable oil together in the glass.Refrigerate the slime mixture until it is chilled.Remove from the refrigerator and stir (separation is normal).Allow the mixture to warm enough so that it can flow.Take a block of styrofoam and charge it by rubbing it on hair, wool, or a cat.Tip the container of slime (which should flow slowly). Make Your Own Slime. Elmer's glue (most kinds of white craft glue will work) 2 disposable cups Food coloring (you pick the color) Water Borax Powder (available at most large grocery stores near the laundry detergent) A plastic spoon (for stirring) A tablespoon (for measuring) Fill one small cup with water and add a spoonful of the Borax powder and stir it up.

Make Your Own Slime

Then set it aside. Fill the other small cup with about 1 inch (2.5 cm) of the glue. Add three tablespoons (20 ml) of water to the glue and stir. Add a few drops of the food coloring and stir it up until mixed. Now for the SCIENCE part.... The project above is a DEMONSTRATION . 25 Spooktacular Halloween Recipes for Kids. By Babble Editors | 25 Spooktacular Halloween Recipes for Kids Skeleton Quesadilla This spooky quesadilla will be sure to charm your little boys and ghouls.

25 Spooktacular Halloween Recipes for Kids

Add some extra sliced apples on the side for a dash of crunch — and nutrition! Make skeleton quesadillas Ghost Pretzels These salty-sweet snacks are too simple not to make. Spooky Black Velvet Cupcakes. How to Make Glow In the Dark Ink. These are instructions for making glow in the dark ink.

How to Make Glow In the Dark Ink

However, the instructions are presented as a curiosity or for information only, NOT for use. Phosphorus burns on exposure to air and is very poisonous (~50 mg fatal dose). However, I suppose the ink is safer than the radioactive versions. Saltwater Taffy Recipe. Kids Can Make Ice Cream in A Bag in 5 Minutes. Halloween Science: Magic Bag of Blood « The Kitchen Pantry Scientist.

You’ll be amazed when you fill a plastic zip-lock bag with “blood” and poke sharp skewers through, only to find that the bag doesn’t leak!

Halloween Science: Magic Bag of Blood « The Kitchen Pantry Scientist

All you need is a ziplock bag, water, food coloring and wooden skewers. Heavy-duty ziplocks work best! Fill a quart-sized ziplock bag with water, add a few drops of red food-coloring, and seal it. Slowly poke several wooden skewers completely through the bag, from one side to the other, avoiding the part with air in it. Halloween « The Kitchen Pantry Scientist. Plants love water as much as vampires love blood.

Halloween « The Kitchen Pantry Scientist

Although they don’t have long thin fangs, they’ve developed a great system for pulling water up through their trunks and stems to their highest leaves using capillary action. The kids and I demonstrated how to make them on Kare11 Sunrise news last week. Click here to watch. after 24 hours of “drinking” Magic Potion « The Kitchen Pantry Scientist. Making magic potion is simple!

Magic Potion « The Kitchen Pantry Scientist

Chop a head of red cabbage into small pieces and add it to a pan with enough water to cover it. Boil the cabbage uncovered for about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, let it cool, and strain the juice into a jar or bowl. (Save the cooked cabbage for dinner.) If you want to avoid the stove, chop half a head of red cabbage and blend it with about 3 cups of water. Ingredients, Inc.Awesome Valentine's Drink: Kid's Bubbly Love Potion » Ingredients. Awesome Valentine’s Drink: Kid’s Bubbly Love Potion February 10, 2010 I’m teaching a Children’s Valentine Cooking Class this Friday, and I have been getting ready to wow the kids.

Ingredients, Inc.Awesome Valentine's Drink: Kid's Bubbly Love Potion » Ingredients

Instead of doing my usual (but delicious) smoothies, I thought I would try to something more unique. I came across this recipe from Family Fun Magazine’s website. Mad Science Party Drinks. Ingredients: Punch Dry ice This will create a punch that has a creepy, clinging fog.

Mad Science Party Drinks

This is the most common type of spooky drink. Start by mixing up your favorite kind of punch. It can even be basic Kool-Aid. You can add the dry ice two different ways. If you are a little nervous about using the dry ice, you can keep the dry ice separate from the punch. Halloween Science for Kids of All Ages « The Kitchen Pantry Scientist. Halloween Halloween brings out the kid in all of us, and there’s no better way to celebrate than with some ghoulish science experiments.

Halloween Science for Kids of All Ages « The Kitchen Pantry Scientist

Next week, I’ll be adding Vegetable Vampires and Zombie Candy to the lineup! Here’s a list of our favorites. Just click on the name of the experiment to go to the instructions, see photos of what to do, and learn a little science. Most have links to videos or TV segments where I demonstrate how to do the experiments. Fueling Endurance Performance. Valentine's Day Secret Messages. Project Valentine's Day Secret Messages 1.9 k Shares Facebook MORE Comment Twitter Google+ Project continues below this project video Secret Messages with Abigail Breslin, Pt. 2 Source: The Martha Stewart Show, February 2008 Introduction Make this fun secret message for that special someone.