Did you know you can make ice cream in a resealable plastic bag without an ice cream maker, make your own candy geode, and bake hygroscopic cookies without any special equipment? Give curious minds at home a boost with these delicious science experiments for kids that’ll add a dash of excitement to your table and bring a whole new meaning to phrase “brain food.” Flip through the slideshow to see all the delicious science projects.

Test Grape Juice

If you didn’t know grape juice was an indicator before, you will after walking your sidekick through this experiment found on education.com. Simply mix up some juice, add in a few extras and watch what happens. It’s a juicy revelation!

Brain Boost Factor: Recognizing acids and bases is the name of this color-changing game.

photo: Allison Sutcliffe

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— Allison Sutcliffe

 

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