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Creative crafts/experiments for older kids

Even though I'm an adult these things look crazy fun!
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Make Your Own Ice Cream!

I scream, you scream, we all scream for homemade spearmint ice cream!

Make your own Beeswax Candles

Instead of buying decorative candles, teach your child how to make some of his own!

Rolled Beeswax Candles

Rolling beeswax candles is a wonderful and easy activity that will get your child thinking about bees in a whole new light.

Boat Racer

Invite your fifth grader to design a fleet of miniature paddle boats to race in the family bathtub.

Walnut Shell Dye

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.

Tin Can Lantern

Help your child comprehend the past by using hands-on activities like this homemade lantern project.

Make a Tin Candle Luminary

This kids' activity will help your child make a beautiful tin luminary, which filters candlelight to trace beautiful candlelit patterns on the walls!

The Science of Sun: Transference

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!

Potato Cannon

This potato cannon activity teaches your middle schooler about the principle of Boyle's Law. Make a potato cannon and have a blast learning about science.

Make Ice Cube Candles

Make some beautiful and unique candles to light your home.

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