Question: What happens when you don’t wear sunblock in the pool? Experiment: Coat sun-sensitive beads in sunblock, put some in water and some without water in the sun. Also put un-coated beads in water and without to see which change fastest. Observations: The beads all changed color very quickly. The slowest to change were the … [Read more…]
Both girls wanted to try gymnastics, which started today! I don’t think they’re ready to give up dance, but they seemed to both really enjoy their classes.
Today wasn’t quite so hands on for the girls, unfortunately. I bought a solar panel kit on sale, despite the mixed reviews, figuring if it didn’t work well we could still find something fun to do with the bits. The box says 8+, but the pieces are *tiny*. It’s hard to wire things up, so … [Read more…]
We’re back in the summer routine, and doing weekly themes like last year. This week’s theme is “Hello, Summer Sunshine!” and we’ll be doing all sorts of fun, sun-themed projects. This morning we headed outside to make some Chalk People: Anna thought it was hilarious that she was about the same size as my chalk … [Read more…]
I put her on the bus as a second grader… …and a third grader came home! Hooray for summer vacation!
Carolyn had her very first soccer game tonight! She’s on the orange team:
We had a World Wide Knit in Public Day event today for the shop, and knit in the park. It was so very much fun!