make a huge soap bubble

Soap bubbles are easy to make and don’t need a special kit. All you need to make a regular sized soap bubble is some liquid dish detergent and some wire that you’ve bent into a hoop. Dip it into the soap and blow. Simple! Hugh soap bubbles are made on the same principle. Follow the directions below and astound your friends. Make huge soap bubbles outside. You might want to do this in your bathing suit. To make a hugh soap bubble you need: 3/4 cup dish soap 1 teaspoon cooking oil 1 bucket of warm water 1 1/2 meter … Continue reading make a huge soap bubble

make an unscented bubble bath

There’s quite a movement afoot to purify our air by asking people to be scent free. So many people are sensitive to smells, and yet the products on the market are often irritating because of their perfumes. You too can have a soft foamy bath that doesn’t stink like perfume. To make an unscented bubble bath you need: washing soda crystals (in the detergent section of the store) a rolling pin a medium-sized jar with lid water Directions: Use the rolling pin to crush the crystals into a powder. If you don’t have a rolling pin, use the jar! Put … Continue reading make an unscented bubble bath

make a ball catcher

It’s fun to try and catch a foil ball in a paper cup when it is attached to the cup with string. You can have a competition with yourself to see how many tries it takes to catch the ball. This toy is easy to make and will occupy you and your friends for hours. To make a ball catcher you need: a paper cup a fairly long piece of string a nail glue aluminum foil Directions: Poke a hole in the bottom of the cup with the nail. Tie a large knot at the end of the string. Thread … Continue reading make a ball catcher

make a garbage table

Could you use a table in your room? Why don’t you make one out of garbage? Almost every family uses cans of juice, soup or sodas. Think of the type of can most often used in your house and start collecting them to make the legs for a table. Why not canvas your neighbors for some to speed the process up. The larger the cans, the fewer you’ll need. Apple juice cans make great table legs. To make a table you’ll need: some empty cans duct tape a side of a large sturdy cardboard box a piece of cloth larger … Continue reading make a garbage table

summer activities

SWENext Newsletter – K-8 SWENext – Society of Women Engineers It’s Summertime! Hey, SWENexters! Happy summer! Even the SWENext Newsletter takes the summer off, so this is our last newsletter issue of the school year. Since we won’t be back until September, we’ve included lots of ideas for what you can do this summer. Enjoy your summer, be safe and keep engineering! Here are three STEM activities you can try at home. Think like a Civil Engineer and make a tower you can eat! Snack Time Edible Structure Instructions Think like a Mechanical Engineer and make a roller coaster for … Continue reading summer activities