School is starting up again soon and it would be a shame to send your kids back to school without a cool - and educational - story to tell. Try these 5 fun, easy, and kid friendly science experiments! Click the header for each to get the detailed instruction on how to begin the fun!

  • 1

    Homemade Lava Lamps

    Even as adults we are fascinated by the colorful bubbles of lava lamps. The best part with these there is no heat so your kids won't get hurt. All you need is water, oil, food coloring, and some Alka-Seltzer.

  • 2

    Super Colored Foam

    Super Colored Foam is a variation on the baking soda and vinegar volcano. You'll need yeast, water, food coloring, hydrogen peroxide, and dish soap.

  • 3

    Colored Slime

    Slime sounds like it will be messy but it is actually a cleaner toy than play dough! You'll need a few interesting ingredients for this one - food coloring, white glue, and Borax.

  • 4

    Egg In The Bottle

    This is a classic science experiment! All you need is a peeled hard boiled egg (probably a few so you can do this more than once), a wide mouth bottle, matches, and candles.

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    Dry Ice Bubbles

    I haven't tried this one yet - but it looks awesome! All you need is liquid soap, water, string, and dry ice! Remember to be careful with this one since dry ice can hurt you.