Easy Peasy Fake Snow

JoFamily Life, Science Fun

Making fake snow

Who doesn’t love playing with snow? Whether it’s a full snowball fight or simply enjoying the texture of it, snow can be so much fun and interesting too. Sometimes though, whether in the depths of winter or during the bright summer months, there is just none to be seen, so we improvise and make ‘snow’ in our kitchen. The first … Read More

Dancing Raisins Experiment

JoFamily Life, Science Fun

Sparkling water in a bottle, empty plastic cup and a large bag of raisins

Science is so much fun! I love exploring scientific ideas with my boys and something that can be done with a few simple items from your cupboard makes it even more straight forward to spontaneously do some experiments. Chief has always loved this one in particular, and refers to it as his magic trick! What you will need: A clear … Read More

Fireworks In A Jar!

JoFamily Life, Science Fun

Water and oil in a jar with food colouring dripping through the layers

I’ve mentioned previously our love of science, so one thing we just love to do on a rainy weekend day (or a bright sunny one – there’s no reason why this can’t be done in a garden or with the windows thrown wide) is a simple science experiment. You may have seen our colour mixing fun (if not you can … Read More

Walking Water

JoFamily Life, Science Fun

Boys watching water walking through a piece of kitchen towel

We absolutely love science in our household, and one of our favourite experiments is this one, which is so quick and easy to do. You’ll need: 3 clear glasses or plastic beakers 2 different food colourings (blue and yellow work beautifully for this) 2 pieces of small kitchen towel or 1 piece of strong kitchen towel torn in half lengthways … Read More