1. Make crystal geodes out of alum powder, eggshells, and glue.
I would put this on my coffee table. Get the full directions here.
2. Teach kids about the plant xylem with this dyed flower experiment.
Bonus: you’ll have pretty, strange-colored flowers.
3. You’ll be just as fascinated by the bouncy, transparent eggsperiment.
Get the directions here.
4. Teach the kids to make lava lamps.
You’ll get a nostalgic trip down memory lane without having to step foot in Spencer’s Gifts. Directions here.
5. You can blow up balloons with Pop Rocks because they contain a small amount of pressurized carbon dioxide gas.
6. This melting ice experiment is gorgeous and colorful.
Get the instructions here.
7. Learn about colors by separating the dyes in markers.
The results are pretty; you could probably make garlands or gift tags out of them. Get the directions here.
24 Science Experiments Your Kids Will Love