Making Sugar Stained Glass and Science Activity

Sugar stained glass is a science activity that you can turn into a science experiment with a snap of your fingers. We made our sugar stained glass by using the rest of your sugar solution left over from the rock candy making. To make sugar stained glass combine one cup water and 2 cups sugar. You may also add half teaspoon Cream of Tartar and one cup clear corn syrup, I actually forgot to add Continue reading

How to make Homemade Rock Candy

Candy science is one of my favorite science activities. Making rock candy is easy to make and can easily double as a science experiment. The process may take several weeks depending on how big you want your crystals. Kids love watching the crystal grow as they form on the stick and especially love to eat the finished product. We turned out candy science into a science activity by making our rock candy with three different Continue reading

Radical unschooling Day 2

This week I am trying an experiment with myself and the girls to see if radical unschooling can really work. So what does that mean for us? Well NO TV (that mind numbing no educational value type of TV), unless it is some kind of educational show (documentary), but they can do anything else their little heart desires. In the morning I normally tell the girls what they required to do, Both have to read Continue reading