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Fun And Easy Learn How To Make A Catapult

Build a Catapult 
This is by far one of my favorite science projects that my kids have made. It is quite simple to build kids 4 and up can make this catapult and they will love how far and fast this catapult will go trust me even you will be having some fun.This will definitely show how forces and motion work you can also use this for a history project .
Here is what you will need  1 spoon

1 rubber band 1 binder clip 2 clothespins  craft sticks  hot glue ruler / or paint paddles

   Here is the step by step instructions  from CSWN Projects and Activities all credit to them you can print the pdf http://cswnetwork.org/community/projects/pdf/194.pdf



                        Here is the finish catapult my kids made
Front  Back

Make A CD Green House

One of the Biology:Planets Projects the kids work on this week was to learn how seeds germinate and grow in a CD case this is a fun and easy science project for kids 4 TO 11 .As you know all living things need  food water and a place of their own to grow. This lesson will help teach them about how planets grow in their habitat and how germination takes place this will also teach them  about the Plant anatomy.

What you will need  1 CD case 1-2 paper towels seeds water container  Images below are from mega crafty and http://www.ecoliteracy.org/downloads/make-mini-greenhouse-cd-case
What you will do first  you need your empty CD case make sure to take out the black part where the CD go's you just need the plastic case it will look like this 
Next you will open the case a place a paper towel inside and place 4 to 5 beans on the paper towel and close the case 
Next put CD case in container of water it will look  some thing like this in the picture  and the next step will be to put the green hou…

Fruit And Veggies Used As Art Very Fun Kids Will Love

For this summer, you can kick up notch and have some fun creating art with your raw fruits and vegetables your kids will have a great time. Tell them to make a collage on their plate create a face with the fruits and veggies of your choice. Just have fun creating with your fruits and veggies, this will be a great way to get the kids to eat there fruits are veggies while playing with them. Here is some great examples I have found enjoy and have fun creating and remember to take pics to show everybody the great time you had creating your art and sculptors. 
You can find this cool guy on this blog, http://girlydesignblog.com/2014/05/08/cute-art-made-from-fruit/she has great ideas that are made of  fruit sculptors the kids will love to try design


This is cute and looks simple found on this  blog http://bogdanasblog.blogspot.com/2012/08/cu-chef-de-viata.html
Here is a fun and easy veggie project the kids will have fun making I found this one on this link http://thedecoratedcookie.com/2012/06/…

4th Of July

Wishing you all a happy and safe 4th of July remember to pack some sunscreen if you are going to the beach are lake.Enjoy the summer afternoon and night with a BBQ and family enjoy the fire work show. 

Using Yeast To Blow Up A Balloon

Use yeast to inflate a balloon 

Here is a fun and easy experiment to do with the kids.
Materials  six packages of active dry yeast 2 cups (480 ml) of very cold water 2 cups(473 ml)of very hot water,but not boiling  2 cups (480 ml) of warm water 6 table spoons (90 ml) of sugar  six small plastic soda bottles six latex balloons  tape marker tape measure
Step 1 : Assemble the bottles Empty and rinse the soda bottles.Add one packet of yeast to each bottle add 1 cup of cold (240 ml) water to each of two bottles.Add 1 cup of hot  water (240 ml)  to each of the next two  bottles.Add 1 cup (240 ml) of warm water to each of the final two bottles. Label the bottles cold,hot ,or warm. Add 1 tablespoon of sugar to one of each of the cold,hot and warm bottles and label the bottles with sugar Do NOT  add sugar to the other bottles. Swirl each soda bottle around to mix the ingredients.Attach a balloon over the mouth of each bottle.You can add some tape around the mouths of the bottles to secure the balloons in pl…

The History Of 4th Of July And Activates

Origin and History On 4 July 1776, 13 colonies announced their separation from Great Britain by adopting the Declaration of Independence. The Second Continental Congress (comprising the group of 13 colonies) declared the American colonies free and independent, with John Hancock, the president of the Second Continental Congress, putting his stylish signature on the Declaration. The Declaration of Independence, which asserts "all Men are created equal," was drafted by a committee comprising Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Roger Sherman, and Robert R Livingston. John Adams, in a letter to Abigail Adams, described people in Philadelphia spontaneously celebrating the first anniversary of American independence. However, the country got its actual independence only on 3 September, 1783 when Great Britain formally abandoned all claims to the United States and signed the Treaty of Paris. Independence Day celebrations became common only after the War of 1812. On June 28, 187…