Tuesday, March 13, 2012


let's start with strawberry cupcakes, shall we?
with cream cheese frosting?

research.  Trev.

and Jurassic Park : Operation Genesis.


wanna play with chemistry?

explaining, she is.

the children love this, and I do, too.
I get out a tray for each of them, and we get test tubes and racks,
and I fill beakers and pots...
salt, baking soda, ammonia, lemon juice, vinegar, citric acid, soap, oil, milk, water, corn starch, food coloring, alcohol...
jelly marbles, solid powder, snow powder...
goldenrod paper (acid/base indicator)....
spoons, sticks, droppers, syringes, glass test tubes....
and they play.
and they observe.  and mix, and shake, and wow themselves--and each other, and me.  :)

and research
and research.
that was Trevy, again.  :) and Dinosaurs.

Google Map for Trev.
first our house
then a walk - er, zoom - through the neighborhoods to our friends' house.
Hi, friends!!  :)

and eventually - which was his original intention - to the Hell Creek Formation, in Montana.  bones, don't you know.


talk about visiting the rain forest.

The Story of 1.

making a card for a friend.

pretend play.

I don't know what else.
I'm thinking Sudoku and mandalas for me.  :)

all is well, here.
'til tomorrow,then.


  1. Love your 'chemistry' supplies. One day I'll invest in some good ones, 'til then, we've got a few sort of plastic-y, cheap kits. They'll do for now, methinks. :)

    Great day--love it all!

  2. Yes the chemistry set up sounds so simple and inspiring!

  3. I loved loved loved Chemistry when I was in highschool.....one of the only things I liked about school back then. Kiah received a chemistry set for her birthday over a year ago, and wouldn't you know I can't find it anywhere. I'm sure we'll come across it in the move.

    Looks and sounds like another fabulously full day at your place. I always enjoy stopping by.

  4. Hey! We've been doing chemistry experiments just like that - preschool style. My kids love mixing "ingredients" - always baking soda and vinegar, but my son adds extra stuff. Last week we made the best wizard's brew... I'll post about it for Saturday's Artist, because it turned into art. So cool to see a mirror of our activities! We've got to get some food colouring... You are an awesome mom. Just thought I'd add that.

  5. Can't wait till my littles are old enough for chemistry shenanigans! Lovely wholesome day. Much love x

  6. The cupcakes look delicious...oh the chemistry, it looks like they had fun

  7. Cubby cakes and chemistry...IT DOES NOT GET ANY BETTER!


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