Having a kids' tie dye party is lots of fun, but, admittedly, it can make a bit of a mess. This short-cut tie dye technique not only makes designing tee shirts fun and easy, but adds an element of science for kids to learn. We all think of Sharpie markers as permanent, but this technique uses a solvent (rubbing alcohol) to move the color molecules to make pretty tie dye designs.
Happy birthday to you! Happy birthday to you! Happy birthday to…we all know the song, and now as parents, we all now the expense that comes along with birthday celebrations. This year, take advantage of one of the many free birthday clubs available for kids (and adults)! Below is your A to Z of birthday discounts, free treats and special deals and don't forget to check out our NJ Kids' Birthday Party Guide for all your planning and fun-ning needs!
IEarlier this week we made art using capillary action to paint with salt. Today we have a fun way to inject a little science into the romance of Valentine's Day using capillary action to color flowers.
Of course you don't have to understand how it works for this project to wow 'em, but we're going to use that principal to turn ordinary white flowers into sweetheart pink flowers for your Valentine.
I've never been a coffee drinker, but I envy the enjoyment of sipping a steamy, creamy warm cuppa. Warm milk steamers are a great alternative for caffeine-averse grown-ups and kids too. Easy to make and less sugar than hot cocoa, you can even make them with almond or soy milk if you don't do lactose. Dress them up for special treats or make them a calming bedtime treat any night.
A number of northern NJ schools are closed for a long President’s weekend or the full President's Week, but do not fear! Just check out some of these great day camps and activities to keep your kids busy and you sane. And if you don't find what you're looking for here, check out our February GO List for activities this month, along with our post on Valentine's Day Drop-Off Fun in NJ.
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