Thursday, March 14, 2013

DIY "Moon Sand" And An Accidental Cell Activity?

I found this on pinterest. We have made it before and the all the kids loved it. I also used this as a "brain break" activity during homework time.
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I mixed 3 cups of flour and 1 cup of baby oil. During this process, I tried to mix food coloring with the oil and discovered another activity that would keep the kids busy. (besides the fact that they wouldn't mix)
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After dropping in the food coloring, you can push the dots closer together to make a bigger drop and "cut" it up. It also looks like cells and cell division. I think that will entertain the kids for a while.