• Make your own Xylophone Glasses

    Learn how sound travels through water and air in this science experiment turned musical instrument. It will get your little ones thinking, plus it’s the cheapest xylophone you’ll ever play! Read more...

  • Marbled Milk

    An example of the potential for science to be beautiful. Everyone will marvel at this simple experiment. Read more...

  • Pinhole Camera

    Understand the basics of photography and the way our eye sees with this craft. When our eyes see an object, the light rays are travelling through our pupil and lens and giving us an upside-down image on our retina. Our brain then steps in and flips the image so that we see right-side up. This pinhole camera produces an upside-down image because it works like our eyes, showing us what we see before our brain changes it. Read more...

  • Magic Water

    These pretty trinkets are interesting to look at and play with, plus they prove valuable in teaching kids about the properties of liquids and solids. Read more...

  • Geometry Puzzle

    Though you’ve probably seen these in a math classroom before, tangrams should not just be left at school. These fun puzzles get kids thinking about different shapes and how they can fit together. Plus, putting together this project will add a whole new dimension to the puzzle they play with. Read more...

  • Compass

    Help your children understand the properties of magnetism and compasses with this short craft. Read more...

  • Diving Fish

    Learn about the properties of surface tension using a fun fish activity. Surface tension is when molecules cling to each other tightly. Think of bricks making a big house. Most of the bricks have bricks on top of them. However, the top layer of bricks doesn’t have anything on top of them. When molecules don’t have anything on top of them, they cling together tightly (or are more attracted to one another), producing surface tension. Read more...

  • Measure the Wind

    This science projects lets you measure how fast the wind is blowing. The professional version is called a wind speed indicator and measures in kilometres per hour. Weathermen use this to forecast. This anemometer measures in revolutions per minute. Count the revolutions and compare speeds at different locations and different times of day. Read more...

  • Recycled Windsock

    This completely recycled craft can be a great way to educate your children about weather and wind. Plus, it’s fun to make and costs nothing at all! Read more...

  • Homemade Bubbles

    Bubbles are great fun for children of all ages but are easy enough for even your youngest little ones to make and enjoy. These bubbles are fun for your kids and good for your wallet—just take a trip to your washing room and pick up a few utensils from the kitchen. Read more...