Babble Dabble Do https://babbledabbledo.com Tue, 23 Apr 2019 13:49:03 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.10 Awesome Earth Day Activity: Make an Earth Balancer https://babbledabbledo.com/awesome-earth-day-activity-make-an-earth-balancer/ https://babbledabbledo.com/awesome-earth-day-activity-make-an-earth-balancer/#comments Fri, 12 Apr 2019 22:27:30 +0000 https://babbledabbledo.com/?p=24466 Are you planning on celebrating Earth Day with an Earth Day activity this year? It’s more important than ever for parents, teachers, and educators to impart just how precious our earth’s resources are and how we need to stand up and protect this incredible planet we all inhabit. I still remember when I was a kid and one of […]

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Flower Flexicubes: A Flower Puzzle That Will Blow Your Mind https://babbledabbledo.com/flower-flexicubes-a-flower-puzzle-that-will-blow-your-mind/ https://babbledabbledo.com/flower-flexicubes-a-flower-puzzle-that-will-blow-your-mind/#respond Thu, 11 Apr 2019 17:51:06 +0000 https://babbledabbledo.com/?p=24423 Spring is here and that means that flowers are everywhere, including in today’s freak-out awesome flower puzzle project!  This DIY Flower puzzle is a variation of Flexicubes. We originally made them using colorful duct tape but today we are decorating our own set to make this incredible kaleidoscopic flower toy! Today’s post is part of a […]

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How To Make A Simple Newton’s Cradle https://babbledabbledo.com/how-to-make-a-simple-newtons-cradle/ https://babbledabbledo.com/how-to-make-a-simple-newtons-cradle/#respond Fri, 22 Mar 2019 18:24:27 +0000 https://babbledabbledo.com/?p=24224 Newton’s Cradle is a classic science project demonstrating momentum. It also doubles as a fun DIY science toy for kids and adults! And psst… it’s perfect for the science fair! I have special connection to this project because it was my own entry into the science fair many years ago. The version I built used actual […]

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How to Make Salty Circuits: A Simple Circuit Project for Kids https://babbledabbledo.com/how-to-make-salty-circuits-a-simple-circuit-project-for-kids/ https://babbledabbledo.com/how-to-make-salty-circuits-a-simple-circuit-project-for-kids/#comments Fri, 08 Mar 2019 18:06:25 +0000 https://babbledabbledo.com/?p=24093 This simple circuit project is a fun way to introduce kids to electricity and how it moves from a battery through a circuit to power an LED. Psst….it would make a great science fair project! One of the most intriguing and mysterious scientific phenomenon is electricity. Electricity is the flow of electrons from a power source […]

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50 Chemistry Projects That Will Amaze Kids! https://babbledabbledo.com/50-of-the-best-chemistry-projects-that-will-amaze-kids/ https://babbledabbledo.com/50-of-the-best-chemistry-projects-that-will-amaze-kids/#comments Tue, 26 Feb 2019 14:09:40 +0000 https://babbledabbledo.com/?p=23833 Chemistry projects feel like magic, do they not? If you think about some of your favorite science projects, then ones you love to try with your kids or the ones that amazed YOU as a kid, more likely than not most of them involved chemistry. Now I know a lot of us associate chemistry with […]

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How to Make a Balance Toy: Balance Hearts STEAM Activity https://babbledabbledo.com/steam-valentines-day-activity-balance-hearts/ https://babbledabbledo.com/steam-valentines-day-activity-balance-hearts/#comments Tue, 29 Jan 2019 14:32:00 +0000 https://babbledabbledo.com/?p=20065 Let’s engineer ourselves a little Balance Toy from easy to find and recycled materials! I originally published the Balance Hearts project as part of 31 Days of Love Series on Red Ted Art. After publishing it I received a wonderful email from a teacher in in the small country of Lesotho who shared images of […]

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The Creepiest Slime Ever: How to Make Magnetic Slime https://babbledabbledo.com/the-creepiest-slime-ever-how-to-make-magnetic-slime/ https://babbledabbledo.com/the-creepiest-slime-ever-how-to-make-magnetic-slime/#respond Fri, 25 Jan 2019 19:24:33 +0000 https://babbledabbledo.com/?p=23533 Magnetic slime is really, really creepy….and I mean that literally! This slime is like a substance from another planet, the way it behaves is strange and wonderful and I’m excited to add it to our list of slime recipes here on the blog. This post contains affiliate links to products. So let me start with […]

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How To Make An “Instant” Winter Terrarium For Kids https://babbledabbledo.com/how-to-make-an-instant-winter-terrarium-for-kids/ https://babbledabbledo.com/how-to-make-an-instant-winter-terrarium-for-kids/#respond Fri, 14 Dec 2018 18:25:01 +0000 https://babbledabbledo.com/?p=23348 If you are a fan of terrariums you have to make this “Instant” Winter Terrarium for kids!!! Not sure why I call it instant? Watch the video below!!! Our students LOVED making this in class this week!!! This is a fun little project to make over Winter Break! “Instant” Winter Terrarium For Kids Materials  This post contains […]

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A Paper Flower for Kids to Make: Magical Water Blossoms https://babbledabbledo.com/paper-flower-for-kids-magical-water-blossoms/ https://babbledabbledo.com/paper-flower-for-kids-magical-water-blossoms/#comments Tue, 11 Dec 2018 13:45:28 +0000 https://babbledabbledo.com/?p=23267 This artful paper flower for kids to make is magical….and scientific! Today’s science art project is one of my all-time favorite ideas: A paper project that moves with a little help from science! In fact this paper flower for kids actually opens up when you put it in water and it’s so much fun to […]

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Kids Make the Best Presents! 12 DIY Gifts to Make https://babbledabbledo.com/kids-make-the-best-presents-12-diy-gifts-to-make/ https://babbledabbledo.com/kids-make-the-best-presents-12-diy-gifts-to-make/#respond Fri, 30 Nov 2018 19:01:50 +0000 https://babbledabbledo.com/?p=23121 I’m pretty positive that all parents would agree what their favorite gifts are each year…DIY gifts made by their kids! I love the handmade gifts I get from my kids, they are always made with love and children get such joy from seeing their parents’ faces light up opening a handmade gift! For our final […]

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