Exploring Science: Activities for Children (Tuesday Tutorials)

This week in Tuesday Tutorials I'm bringing you a round-up of some of my favourite posts from the previous week, focusing on science exploration using everyday household and kitchen objects. Easy peasy!

Exploring Science Fun Activities for Children

  • Who knew you could have such fun with food colouring and kitchen towel? We love watching gravity being defied and the colours from two different food dyes merging together to show colour mixing and absorption.
  • In The Playroom has also been playing with absorption, but this time seeing which material is best for absorbing liquids.
  • While we haven't had many April showers, the wind has been terrific over the past week or so and I think this wind anemometer is a wonderful idea for young children to see the effects of the strength of the wind.
  • We've been exploring the effects of different liquids on egg shells in the classroom this week, and this experiment echoes that with testing to see how pennies can be cleaned with kitchen liquids; a great activity for driving home how important good teethbrushing is!
  • I absolutely love this idea which involves a lightbox and bubbles to investigate colours in light.

Please go and check out the round-ups from the other Tuesday Tutorial hosts; ET Speaks From Home, Crafts On Sea and Hodge Podge Craft.

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