Adventures in Wonderlab

Adventures in Wonderlab

Fun science adventures for all ages!

3 Little Mood Boosters: Finding Happiness when Life is Pulling you Down

Fall candles

Sometimes life doesn’t go as planned – sometimes it’s not smooth or fun or even close to what you expected. Actually, this is most of the time, am I right? I understand how easy it is to let yourself get pulled down into despair and unhappiness. I refuse to do so! Especially since I am… (read more)

Four Friday Favorites!

ONE protein bars

Happy Friday, everyone! As some of you may know, we are homeschooling for the very first time, so “back-to-school” doesn’t really have the same meaning for me this year. It’s a whole new kind of frantic! Between figuring out what I am doing, keeping the kids happy and learning, and all the other details that… (read more)

Sand Volcanoes and Frozen Treasure Chests!

Press a crater in the mountain

Looking to get the kids outside? How do sand volcanoes and frozen treasure chests sound? Sand Volcanoes If sand toys are losing their appeal, sand volcanoes can make playtime more exciting. Sand volcanoes are fairly easy to create, and can be repeated over and over – or until you run out of vinegar and baking… (read more)

Sparkly Sea Foam Slime and a Dreamy Ocean in a Bottle

Ocean in a jar

When you live nowhere near an ocean, sometimes you feel the need to create ocean-themed slime. And while you are at it, why not a beautiful ocean in a bottle, as well?! Sparkly Sea Foam Slime It is slime time! Our slime ingredients included: Elmer’s Clear glue, baking soda, saline solution, glitter (optional), pearls (optional),… (read more)

The Magic of Oil and Water

oil and water

We were having “one of those days” yesterday. Summer break is in full swing, and both kids were restless and cranky – stuck inside the house with another afternoon of thunderstorms. My kids are either the best of friends, or best explained like oil and water.¬†When all else fails to stop my kids’ bickering, there… (read more)