Dry Ice Experiment

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Dry ice is a favorite mysterious Halloween material, perfect for spooking up a witch's cauldron, but did you know that you can experiment with it too? Dry ice is so cool (couldn't resist!), and makes for a fantastic (ventilated) kitchen or outdoor experiment. Have you ever worked with it? The big caution is that you don't want to touch it less it burns your skin. Got that? … [Read more...]

Bubble Paint Recipe

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The bubble recipe I used in yesterday's post didn't live up to my expectations, so I went back to the drawing board (paint and soap laboratory?) and came up with something that creates big, rewarding bubbles that are easy to pull prints off of. While this worked for me, feel free to experiment with your own ratios and solutions. And if you come up with something good, please … [Read more...]

Bubble Painting

Bubble Paintings

"There are no failures, just experiences and your reactions to them." Tom Krause, Author and Motivational Speaker What follows is my pitch for attempting the unknown for the sake of having a new experience, and maybe the end result will match your expectations. Or not. Either way, you've tried something new. Aren't these pretty? These are the result of a moderately … [Read more...]