Creative crafts/experiments for older kids
Instead of buying decorative candles, teach your child how to make some of his own!
Rolling beeswax candles is a wonderful and easy activity that will get your child thinking about bees in a whole new light.
Invite your fifth grader to design a fleet of miniature paddle boats to race in the family bathtub.
Teach your child how to make an all-natural, yellow-brown dye, using just walnut shells and water. This deep dye can be used on textiles, art, and wood.
Help your child comprehend the past by using hands-on activities like this homemade lantern project.
This kids' activity will help your child make a beautiful tin luminary, which filters candlelight to trace beautiful candlelit patterns on the walls!
Use this fun project to create unique works of art using the power of the sun! This is a great science and art project to do on a sunny day!
Teach your middle school-aged child the principle of Boyle's Law by making this crazy potato cannon and having a blast shooting it together outdoors.