Sunday, December 30, 2012

Best of 2012

This blog hasn't been running for a full year, but January first is a good time to start anew. So, here is a quick look at our most popular posts this past year broken down by category.  Did your favorite post make the list?


Glass Sculptures- Cute little sculptures inspired by the Dale Chihuly piece in the Indianapolis Children's Museum.

Baby Oil and Oil Pastels- Mixing oil pastels with baby oil.

Painting with Watercolors and Salt- A great affect for watercolors....salt!


Melted Crayon Pumpkins- Dripping crayons results in lovely pumpkins.

Melted Crayon Art- Our original venture into melted crayons.

My Body Map- Science and art combine to make life size body maps.


Fairy Potion- A super sparkly volcano results with the addition of just a couple ingredients.

Melting Ice with Salt- Again, the magic ingredient is salt. Lots of holes and tunnels and jut fun ice play.

It's Raining , It's Pouring- A little look into weather with this group of experiments.

Sensory Play

Moon Sand Gone Wrong=Sandy Oobleck- Mistakes can end up fun too! See what happens when your moon sand is more like a big gloppy mess.

Ivory Soap Cloud- Microwave Ivory soap for a fun, soapy cloud.

Squishy Fun- Those super absorbent disposable diapers find a new use in sensory play.

Learning Fun

Squishing Sight Words- Find the word and squash it!

Our Place in the World- This series of boxes demonstrates how a location is in a larger location and a larger one and still a larger one.

Alphabet Walk- Practice finding beginning word sounds in the neighborhood.


S'm'Oreos- S'mores with Oreos, need I say more.

Nutter Butter Snowmen- Adorable little snowmen from Nutter Butters!

Turkey Cookies- Cute turkeys combine Nutter Butters, Oreos, and Peanut Butter Cups!

Looks like we've been busy! Have you had a chance to try any of these? I hope you will if you haven't! Can't wait to see what we come up with in 2013!