Babble Dabble Do https://babbledabbledo.com Fri, 19 Oct 2018 12:36:44 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 TETRIFIC: A Printable Magnetic Tetris Puzzle for Kids https://babbledabbledo.com/tetrific-printable-tetris-puzzle-for-kids/ https://babbledabbledo.com/tetrific-printable-tetris-puzzle-for-kids/#comments Thu, 18 Oct 2018 20:25:49 +0000 https://babbledabbledo.com/?p=22403 Oh how many hours did I spend as a teen playing the Tetris puzzle game on my Gameboy…. those were the days!  This week I am participating in a fun flashback event called 90s week with a talented group of creatives. The theme is of course the 90s! I couldn’t help but revisit one of […]

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Easy {and EDIBLE} Mosaics for Kids https://babbledabbledo.com/easy-and-edible-mosaics-for-kids/ https://babbledabbledo.com/easy-and-edible-mosaics-for-kids/#comments Wed, 10 Oct 2018 20:46:39 +0000 https://babbledabbledo.com/?p=22332 We’ve tried many different types of mosaics for kids over the years and this by far has been the most popular one…probably because kids can eat it afterwards! This summer at Camp STEAM, we devoted a week to studying the five senses and this was one of the surprise hits from the week: An easy […]

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Math Game Idea: Infinity Tiles https://babbledabbledo.com/math-game-idea-infinity-tiles/ https://babbledabbledo.com/math-game-idea-infinity-tiles/#comments Thu, 04 Oct 2018 13:13:34 +0000 https://babbledabbledo.com/?p=11902 I challenged my kids with this simple math game the other day and each of them tried to show me how wrong I was….only they couldn’t!  The challenge was simple: I told them that no matter how they rotated and moved these tiles, there would always be a continuous design. Each of them tried in […]

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Amazing Science: How to Make Elephant Toothpaste https://babbledabbledo.com/amazing-science-how-to-make-elephant-toothpaste/ https://babbledabbledo.com/amazing-science-how-to-make-elephant-toothpaste/#respond Wed, 03 Oct 2018 18:57:55 +0000 https://babbledabbledo.com/?p=22206 Of all the classic science experiments out there, learning how to make elephant toothpaste has been one of the most amazing I have ever tried. EVER.  It definitely has a big wow factor that impresses both kids and adults and leaves everyone talking excitedly about how cool science is! Today I will be sharing the […]

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Fizzy Science: How To Make Amortentia Potion https://babbledabbledo.com/fizzy-science-how-to-make-amortentia-potion/ https://babbledabbledo.com/fizzy-science-how-to-make-amortentia-potion/#respond Thu, 13 Sep 2018 20:27:52 +0000 https://babbledabbledo.com/?p=22048 Welcome to potions class my young witches and wizards…today we are going to make Amortentia, the most powerful love potion ever…Are you ready to fall in love? When Romilda Vane tried to lure Harry into eating a box of chocolates laced with Amortentia she didn’t realize they might be eaten by someone else! So take […]

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Revelio Charm: A Science Magic Trick for Kids https://babbledabbledo.com/revelio-charm-a-science-magic-trick-for-kids/ https://babbledabbledo.com/revelio-charm-a-science-magic-trick-for-kids/#respond Tue, 11 Sep 2018 13:34:41 +0000 https://babbledabbledo.com/?p=22006 Attention all Wizards…your first Charms lesson is here…are you ready to learn a science magic trick to surprise your fellow Hogwarts students? Today’s project invites you to learn a little bit about the “magic” of optics. Be sure to scroll down to then end of the post for a scientific explanation of this charm. This […]

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11 of The Best Harry Potter Activities for Kids https://babbledabbledo.com/10-magical-harry-potter-activities-for-kids/ https://babbledabbledo.com/10-magical-harry-potter-activities-for-kids/#comments Mon, 10 Sep 2018 12:37:50 +0000 https://babbledabbledo.com/?p=21960 Expecto Potterheads! While you’re waiting for your Hogwarts letter to arrive, a small group of wizards-in-training have been apparating a collection of enchanted Harry Potter activities to bring a goblet of magic into your life! With the help of our Sorcerer’s Stone, we’ve compiled this assortment of Harry Potter Activities for kids (and, of course, […]

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Simple Electronics: How to Make a Magic Wand https://babbledabbledo.com/how-to-make-a-magic-wand/ https://babbledabbledo.com/how-to-make-a-magic-wand/#comments Sun, 09 Sep 2018 20:09:07 +0000 https://babbledabbledo.com/?p=19020 A Harry Potter electronics project: Learn how to make a magic wand that lights up! When did you become a Potterhead? When I talk to most adults they tell me they read the books when they first came out and were Potterheads ever since. Kids on the other hand are just discovering the series as […]

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Simple DIY Toy: Flexicube Blocks https://babbledabbledo.com/simple-diy-toy-flexicube-blocks/ https://babbledabbledo.com/simple-diy-toy-flexicube-blocks/#comments Thu, 06 Sep 2018 11:05:15 +0000 https://babbledabbledo.com/?p=11040 Today I’ve got an easy to make DIY toy that looks deceivingly complex. This toy is simply 4 wood blocks connected with 3 duct tape hinges.  But the way it rotates and flexes will have you thinking it’s much more complicated that it really is. Make a couple of these and connect them together and you have […]

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10 Irresistible STEAM Water Activities for Kids https://babbledabbledo.com/10-irresistible-steam-water-activities-for-kids/ https://babbledabbledo.com/10-irresistible-steam-water-activities-for-kids/#respond Wed, 05 Sep 2018 20:23:22 +0000 https://babbledabbledo.com/?p=21872 The next time you are scrambling for an activity idea don’t forget the humblest of natural substances: water. Water activities may seem simple but I have seen kids ages 2-14 scramble to take part in them. I don’t know if it’s because on a hot day they cool you down or because we never tire […]

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