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Spinners Template

For our free online science workshop – Spinners – in the Easter Holiday 2021, you must book a space here, but you will also need the spinners template which you can download here. Make sure you print it off onto A4 paper ready for the session in the Easter holidays, along with the other items you need: scissors and paper clips.

Balancing Skeleton Template

For our free online science workshop – Balancing Skeleton, you will not only need to book a space here, but you will also need this template. Make sure you print it off onto A4 paper or card ready for the session along with the other items you need: , scrap card to stick template to, felt tips, scissors, glue/sellotape, some coins or metal washers.

Gummy Bear Osmosis Experiment

Gummy Bear Osmosis Experiment

Gummy Bear Osmosis experiment is a fun demonstration to help explain the tricky subject of osmosis, as well as being a great way to teach experimental design. It’s also an experiment you can eat when you’re finished! Read on to find out why the Gummy Bear Osmosis Experiment is so good at teaching osmosis (obviously!), but also experimental design, mass, weight & volume as well as embedding maths.

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Easy Glowing Orbeez Halloween Science

Halloween is just around the corner so how about some easy Halloween Science you can do at home?! These glowing Orbeez are fab for Halloween Science or, to be honest, at any time of year! They are so easy to make at home using the ink from highlighter pens, which contains a compound called fluorescein that glows (fluoresces) under UV light. A safe and easy experiment that the children loved especially at this spooky time of year.

Watch the video here or read on for more hints/tips and video tutorial.
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What to expect at our Children’s Science Parties

Here’s a quick rundown of what to expect at our children’s science parties. We’re not a just a science show, we get children busy and making cool creations and bubbly reactions to take home, read on to find out more and watch the video.
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Magic milk science experiment

If you’re looking for fun and easy science experiments, look no further! We have loads of easy science guides for you, including this one – Magic Milk Science Experiment, a swirling, colourful science experiment that you can do right now with things from your kitchen!

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Fizzy ice cubes science experiment

Make fizzy ice cubes and rainbows of colours in our latest science experiment! You need very little equipment for this ice-cool fizzy experiment ideal for toddlers – baking soda, ice cube tray, water, colouring & vinegar. This is a practical and fun way to observe colour mixing, chemical reactions and change of state.

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The problem with the Coke & Mentos experiment that few people know about.

There’s a problem with the Coke & Mentos experiment that few people know about and we want to share it with you! Check you’ve got the right ingredients, follow our tips and then there’s something else you should consider.

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Science Flextangle (free template)

Here is a science flextangle template for you to download for free to make at home. These geometric toys are great fun to make and play with. A flextangle is usually made of paper, which has been folded in a specific way to make a movable, or flexible, toy.

Read on for the download with instructions.

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Make strong, stretchy clear slime (secret ingredient)

We’ve discovered a world exclusive secret ingredient to make perfect strong and stretchy clear slime, that you can pull really thin without it breaking. Here’s our recipe which uses clear PVA glue, a borax activator and the secret ingredient!

Read on to see how we did it, there’s a video to watch too, plus, of course…..find out the secret ingredient!!
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