Make a Playdoh Sculpture light up with squishy circuits

pink conductive dough or playdoh to make squishy circuits light up LEDs kids activity

PSA No Playdough? You can easily make your own conductive dough with the recipe here:  I’ve also copied it at the bottom of the email. Hey Science Family! Ready to lock in some electron knowledge?  It’s time to add a little zip and zazzle to your sculpture making by …

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DIY Morse code box – Paper Circuit Activity

diy paper circuit kids activity

Hey Spy Science Eavesdroppers! We’ve gathered intel, we’ve learned our tradecraft, we’ve encoded our messages and placed our dead drop. Now it’s time to radio in to base to let them know!  But wait, we can’t just call them up, we need to send a secret message. We need to …

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Let’s make a Periscope and learn about Mirrors and Optics!

Image showing periscope for kids diy periscope activity

Hey 007 family! If you could have a spy sight power, what would it be? See through walls? See around corners? Extreme magnification? Night Vision? Heat signatures? Heart beating? The possibilities are amazing! And all of those are real! Today, we’re creating our own extreme sight device by making a …

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Can you build a dead drop to secretly pass messages?

Brick wall where dead drop may be holding secret documents

Hey Spy Master Family, Imagine this, you’ve just stolen secret documents that would allow you to save the world from a dastardly villain, but you’re surrounded. You can’t get out, but you’ve got to pass on your info. What do you do? Today we’re going to engineer dead drops. You …

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LED Bug Sculpture – Simple circuit activity for kids

red led circuit bug sculpture kids simple circuit activity

It’s Circuit Friday!!!  Who’s excited?? I’m excited!!!!! We came up with this fun project a couple weeks ago and I have been itching to make it happen.  Today, we’re making LED Bug sculptures using all the circuit skills we practice every week. These super cute little circuit bugs are easy …

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water walker surface tension activity

Hellooooo Science Family, Have you ever wanted to walk on water? Can you imagine if you could run to the other side of the lake, or take a leisurely stroll down the middle of the river. Today we’re exploring the world of water walkers and surface tension as we build …

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