It’s very easy and inexpensive to make your own watercolor paints. Here’s a ‘how to’ taken from my new book Art Spark with several ideas for homemade watercolor paint recipes and links to famous art example that use paint made from natural ingredients.
Here’s how to grow crystals using alum – sparkly science for kids using simple household materials.
How to grow crystals using alum :: science for kids
Are you planning any Earth Day activities on April 22nd? Celebrated around the world, Earth Day is a great time to pause and reflect the impact you, your kids and your family have on the earth.
Earth Day activities: grow a meadow indoors! [Read more…]
We’re learning all about the weather and setting up a weather station in our yard. Here’s how to make a rain gauge for some great backyard science experiments.
How to make a rain gauge :: backyard science
This classic children’s science project is easy to set up and amazing to watch – try the colour changing flowers experiment.