• Activities

    Our first fail…

    One of the first projects we attempted this summer was Chalk Rockets.  Sounds awesome, right? Well, in my typical fashion I crossed all of my t’s on this experiment but forgot to dot the i’s.  Let me explain… I found this activity on Growing a Jeweled Rose, their version and successes can be seen here. The idea is to make homemade chalk, load a film canister with it, add an Alka-Seltzer and blast off-messy, colorful chalk rockets! The first step is to add corn starch to water. My messy girl was all about this, my not so messy boy took photos since I was covered in the Oobleck. (If you…