The waterhole is a major feature of our walks, especially when it has water in it! We sit on the bridge and Elliot spots turtles and dragonflies while I try to assure the many concerned passers-by that he will not fall!
3/4 Oil, 1/4 water, and a few drops of food colouring in a bottle. Shake and be mesmerised! Durable so it keeps on giving. I had to use the ‘expensive’ imported sunflower oil, though, because the Tanzanian stuff is often brown and a bit murky.
Who would have thought wrapping paper would be so tricky to source and yet so useful? String and toilet rolls on the other hand – no problem!
Paper plates are so versatile and they’re cheap and easy to source locally. Make any number of animals, or just use them for fingerpainting!
I’m mainly going for awe with science rather than explaining mechanics. Bicarb and vinegar have the ‘wow’ factor in spades, even more so if you hide food colouring under the bicarb and then use a syringe to squirt the vinegar on. All of these materials are cheap and easy to […]
I have this idea that if we lived in Australia, Elliot and I would visit the park or the library, go to Mainly Music groups, and he would do craft activities at Sunday School or play group. Or that at least those things would be options. They aren’t options here […]