Babble Dabble Do https://babbledabbledo.com Fri, 20 Apr 2018 19:23:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.5 Summer Preschool Activity: Pouring Tapioca Pearls https://babbledabbledo.com/summer-preschool-activity-pouring-tapioca-pearls/ https://babbledabbledo.com/summer-preschool-activity-pouring-tapioca-pearls/#respond Fri, 20 Apr 2018 19:05:14 +0000 https://babbledabbledo.com/?p=20833 Sometimes I just like to make stuff and today’s summer preschool activity is the fruit of one of those ”let’s tinker” afternoons. It’s also a creative way to demonstrate some engineering and STEAM to preschoolers (check out the STEAM section after the instructions). This post contains affiliate links to products. I absolutely love the blog Sand and Water […]

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Melting Ice Experiment: Ice Sculptures https://babbledabbledo.com/science-for-kids-ice-sculptures/ https://babbledabbledo.com/science-for-kids-ice-sculptures/#comments Wed, 11 Apr 2018 17:00:00 +0000 https://babbledabbledo.com/?p=1857 There’s nothing like doing a melting ice experiment on a hot day. Ands if it’s not hot yet where you live I want you to save this idea for when the weather heats up because it is a SUREFIRE hit with kids! I have done this project with preschoolers on up to 10 year olds […]

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Spring Craft Idea: Glue Batik https://babbledabbledo.com/glue-batik/ https://babbledabbledo.com/glue-batik/#respond Thu, 22 Mar 2018 17:47:38 +0000 https://babbledabbledo.com/?p=20497 Who needs an easy craft with stunning results? Then glue batik is for you! I geek out over all things handmade and batik is one of those gorgeous fabric arts that is impossible not to love. Traditional batik is done using wax but this method using glue is a tried and true favorite amongst crafters […]

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Amazing Ice Slime: How to Make Clear Slime https://babbledabbledo.com/how-to-make-clear-slime/ https://babbledabbledo.com/how-to-make-clear-slime/#respond Wed, 14 Mar 2018 18:16:58 +0000 https://babbledabbledo.com/?p=20413 My daughter and I have tried countless slime recipes over the years and the one that has been hands down the trickiest to get right is figuring out how to make clear slime. Clear slime is incredible looking, it appears like liquid ice and showcases little colorful sequins and trinkets like no other slime. The problem […]

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20+ Science Fair Projects That Will Wow The Crowd https://babbledabbledo.com/20-science-fair-projects/ https://babbledabbledo.com/20-science-fair-projects/#respond Tue, 20 Feb 2018 19:13:00 +0000 https://babbledabbledo.com/?p=17667 Are your children signing up for the science fair this year? Have you begun the arduous task of looking for science fair projects that might pique your child’s interest? Or do you have a child who already has ten ideas they have been dying to try? The science fair is a great school tradition and a memorable […]

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The Best Smelling Science Activity: How To Make A Lemon Volcano https://babbledabbledo.com/science-activity-kids-lemon-volcano/ https://babbledabbledo.com/science-activity-kids-lemon-volcano/#comments Sat, 10 Feb 2018 14:43:10 +0000 https://babbledabbledo.com/?p=11202 Now what kid (or adult for that matter) can resist an oozing, colorful, erupting, oh and did I mention aromatic science activity? That’s right today we are making Lemon Volcanoes! Today’s post is part of a STEAM Summer Camp series; today’s topic is SMELL. While Lemon Volcanoes are indirectly related to smell, it’s not the […]

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STEAM Valentine’s Day Activity: Balance Hearts https://babbledabbledo.com/steam-valentines-day-activity-balance-hearts/ https://babbledabbledo.com/steam-valentines-day-activity-balance-hearts/#respond Mon, 29 Jan 2018 14:32:00 +0000 https://babbledabbledo.com/?p=20065 Why not celebrate Valentine’s Day by making a toy? Okay maybe it’s just me but I’ll use any excuse to make DIY toy, especially one that doubles as a STEAM Valentine’s Day activity! I am excited be taking part in the 31 Days of Love series hosted by my good friend Maggy at Red Ted […]

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How to Make a Teleidoscope (a type of DIY Kaleidoscope) https://babbledabbledo.com/mini-diy-kaleidoscopes-open-ended/ https://babbledabbledo.com/mini-diy-kaleidoscopes-open-ended/#comments Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:48:39 +0000 https://babbledabbledo.com/?p=6069 DIY Kaleidoscopes were one of those projects on my long standing must-make list for what seemed like forever….the reason it took me a long time to make one was because most of the existing online tutorials are pretty challenging. Finally in an effort to keep it simple I realized that omitting the colorful bottom of […]

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Easy Art and Science Idea: Diffusion Art https://babbledabbledo.com/easy-art-and-science-idea-diffusion-art/ https://babbledabbledo.com/easy-art-and-science-idea-diffusion-art/#respond Sat, 13 Jan 2018 15:15:25 +0000 https://babbledabbledo.com/?p=19883 Easy and simple projects are lifesavers on busy days, especially when they include a little magic! Today’s art and science project is just about the easiest idea to set-up and will wow your kids with a cool effect. This is a great STEAM, process based activity to let children explore on their own. And I […]

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How to Make Paper Stars From Lunch Bags https://babbledabbledo.com/make-paper-stars-lunch-bags/ https://babbledabbledo.com/make-paper-stars-lunch-bags/#respond Sat, 09 Dec 2017 15:45:37 +0000 https://babbledabbledo.com/?p=19686 I’ve got a secret for you…wanna know how to make a TON of holiday decorations fast and cheap? I’m going to show you how to make paper stars out of lunch bags today. This is a project you can whip up in minutes and make a BIG impact…as in really large! I made a whole […]

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