Babble Dabble Do https://babbledabbledo.com Tue, 04 Jun 2019 13:17:58 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.10 The Best Sand And Water Play Idea: How To Make Sand Rivers https://babbledabbledo.com/sand-and-water-play-idea-make-sand-rivers/ https://babbledabbledo.com/sand-and-water-play-idea-make-sand-rivers/#comments Tue, 21 May 2019 12:31:52 +0000 https://babbledabbledo.com/?p=2710 I’m not sure who loves this sand and water play idea more, me or my kids, but this is my go-to sand box activity on the hottest of summer afternoons!  And the best part? Your kids will be getting a hands-on engineering lesson while they cool down! There is so much STEAM in this sand […]

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How to choose (or make) a marble run your kids will love! https://babbledabbledo.com/how-to-choose-or-make-a-marble-run-your-kids-will-love/ https://babbledabbledo.com/how-to-choose-or-make-a-marble-run-your-kids-will-love/#comments Mon, 13 May 2019 16:35:36 +0000 https://babbledabbledo.com/?p=24816  If you ask me what my favorite STEAM toy is, hands-down the answer is a marble run. There is so much to learn from making and building marble runs and kids LOVE them! I consider myself a bit of a marble run connoisseur. Over the years we have both made DIY marble runs and purchased […]

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All The Slime Science You Ever Wanted to Know https://babbledabbledo.com/all-the-slime-science-you-ever-wanted-to-know/ https://babbledabbledo.com/all-the-slime-science-you-ever-wanted-to-know/#respond Fri, 03 May 2019 20:38:45 +0000 https://babbledabbledo.com/?p=24603 A lot of folks are quick to dismiss slime as a messy and trendy activity that kids are obsessed with. Many parents have rolled their eyes (including me) when trying to clean up yet another trail of slime that leads to the bathroom sink, but here’s why you should be thrilled your kids love slime: […]

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Don’t Ban It! 5 Reasons Kids Should Play with Slime https://babbledabbledo.com/dont-ban-it-5-reasons-kids-should-play-with-slime/ https://babbledabbledo.com/dont-ban-it-5-reasons-kids-should-play-with-slime/#respond Mon, 29 Apr 2019 20:38:38 +0000 https://babbledabbledo.com/?p=20532 If you have banned slime from your house please think again about fostering your child’s slime obsession…slime is an incredible chemistry project full of problem solving, testing, and evaluating and a wonderful sensory activity for older kids! I’ve talked to so many kids who have told me slime is banned from their house. While I […]

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50 of the Best Slime Recipes for Kids https://babbledabbledo.com/50-of-the-best-slime-recipes-for-kids/ https://babbledabbledo.com/50-of-the-best-slime-recipes-for-kids/#respond Fri, 26 Apr 2019 18:06:28 +0000 https://babbledabbledo.com/?p=24541 Whether you are new to slime making or a slime pro, you are sure to find some inspiration on this GIANT slime recipes list! Around our school they call me the Slime Lady. Yup, and it’s a title I actually adore. We have done several slime events at our school where we made slime after […]

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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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