Adventures in Wonderlab

Adventures in Wonderlab

Fun science adventures for all ages!

Posts filed under Science Experiments

Homemade Floam 2 Ways

Ball of floam

  Have you heard of floam? Floam is a moldable substance filled with foam beads, making it a very unique sensory experience. I think of it as an alternative to Play Doh, since it can be squished, molded, and used to form any creation. Last week, we spotted polystyrene beads at Hobby Lobby (in their… (read more)

Fluffy Slime: The Best Slime Ever

Play with fluffy slime!

Looking for a less messy, yet extra fluffy slime in your life? I have just the recipe for you! We have made 4 batches of fluffy slime in the past couple of days. The limiting factor is the white glue, or we would have made even more! I am not exaggerating – my kids (ages… (read more)

You are a Special Snowflake: Indoor Snow & Ice Activities

You are a Special Snowflake This is the time of year for winter science with the preschoolers, which includes snow science, snow slime, arctic animals, hibernation, ice science, brrr… you get the idea. Since the weather is sometimes too severe to go outside and explore (or in the case of this winter – warm and… (read more)

Valentine’s Day Craft: STEAM Sun Catchers

Follow my blog with Bloglovin   A STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) project that doubles as a Valentine’s decoration? Yes, please! One of my favorite things to do is to use science to create a pretty art project. Even if your child “doesn’t like science” or “doesn’t want to do a craft”, everyone… (read more)

Happy New Year: Gifts of Science that Keep On Giving

HAPPY NEW YEAR! First of all, a very “Happy New Year” to everyone! I am excited to start fresh in 2017. Now that the holidays are over, it is time to dig a hole through all of our Christmas decorations, presents, and general disaster of a living room and find some great gifts to explore! Many of you… (read more)