Schools out. Cue the “what to dos?” If you’re looking for out-of-the-box ideas to enjoy downtime with the kids, here are four truly exceptional ideas, whether you’ve got five hours on your ideas — or just five minutes.
How totally cool is this easy-to-execute hand drawing idea? It’s one of our all-time favorite creative ideas from one of our top websites, http://thekidshouldseethis.com.
Build your own Wave Machine – this is a great physics demonstration for kids (and adults). The materials are cheap and easy to find. Customize with your own candy choices and let the waves ride in!
Not-So-Easy (AKA get out the power tools)
With a thick carrot, a saxophone mouthpiece and joiner, an electric drill, a peeler, and a funnel, you can make a clarinet out of a carrot. What? It’s true.
It Just Looks Easy
This air surfing project is WAY cool, but it’s also temperamental. You need just the right materials and lots of patience to make this incredibly affordable and magical experiment work. More info here: http://www.sciencetoymaker.org/airsurf/index.htm