Babble Dabble Do https://babbledabbledo.com Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:38:37 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.3 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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Stranger Things Gift Guide https://babbledabbledo.com/stranger-things-gift-guide/ https://babbledabbledo.com/stranger-things-gift-guide/#respond Fri, 01 Dec 2017 18:13:07 +0000 https://babbledabbledo.com/?p=19608 “Nobody normal ever accomplished anything meaningful in this world.” -Jonathan Byers Wow, I haven’t been this big a fan of a show since I had an obsession with The Monkees in 1986.  I used to binge watch reruns on VH1. Of course I’d have to wait for them to run a Monkees marathon to that […]

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Math Art Idea: 3D Geometric Shapes https://babbledabbledo.com/math-art-idea-3d-geometric-shapes/ https://babbledabbledo.com/math-art-idea-3d-geometric-shapes/#respond Wed, 29 Nov 2017 17:28:56 +0000 https://babbledabbledo.com/?p=19519 This post has been sponsored by Sakura of America. Let’s talk platonic solids shall we? Say, what? Okay let’s talk 3D geometric shapes, does that sound a little less intimidating? If you have a math teacher in your life as I do (my brother) by then end of this project you can wow them with […]

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Classic Gen-X Toys Your Kids Will Love https://babbledabbledo.com/classic-gen-x-toys-kids-will-love/ https://babbledabbledo.com/classic-gen-x-toys-kids-will-love/#respond Sat, 11 Nov 2017 15:39:13 +0000 https://babbledabbledo.com/?p=19325 Warning:  A lot of Ah-Ha and Oingo Boingo was played during the writing of this post…. Do you ever feel like you woke up one day an adult and wondered where your childhood went? Wasn’t it just yesterday I was playing Parsec on my Texas Instruments computer with my brother after we just binge watch […]

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10 Toys Your Kids Don’t Want https://babbledabbledo.com/10-toys-kids-dont-want/ https://babbledabbledo.com/10-toys-kids-dont-want/#comments Sat, 11 Nov 2017 15:26:44 +0000 https://babbledabbledo.com/?p=16999 I bet dollars to donuts your kids don’t want any of the toys on this list. In fact, if you show them this list and say, “Hey, do you want to ask Santa for this?” my guess is they’d shrug and say “Eh….” We all were kids once and we know the lure of the […]

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How to Host an Epic Slime Party https://babbledabbledo.com/host-epic-slime-party/ https://babbledabbledo.com/host-epic-slime-party/#respond Tue, 07 Nov 2017 16:35:02 +0000 https://babbledabbledo.com/?p=19340 It’s the best kind of messy, it’s creative, it’s a blast, these are three reasons you should consider throwing an epic slime party for your child’s next birthday! My 8 year old is obsessed with slime. We have 12 batches sitting in little containers as I write this, the fruits of quite a lot of […]

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