Quick activities that you don't need to spend all day on. Perfect when you have a spare 45 minutes to fill.
Oly and her daughter Viola build a home-made lava lamp and use a surprising property of citrus fruits to explore the science of floating and sinking.
Marieke and her daughter Tilly make music with wine glasses and squash, and investigate how changing one variable can affect another.
Sophie and her son Hector explore the magical world of static electricity by making charged objects move without touching them.
Petra and her son Adam try out an amazing trick with a coat hanger and some string, and think about the science of sound.
Gail and her daughters make amazing balancing structures and explore the science of stability.
Discover the hidden colours in ink.
Experiment with the chemistry of candles and make a flame jump through the air.
Pasha, Rushana and their son Aaryan learn about mixtures, solutions and chemical reactions while making home-made play dough.
Olympia and her daughter Viola make a self-inflating balloon and experiment to find out which household liquids react with bicarbonate of soda.