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Lil’ Man’s Lab: DIY Valentine Heart Crayons

DIY Heart Crayons was one of the first posts I made to this blog. Lil' Man and I have been making these crayons for the past four years to give to his friends on Valentine's Day and it is one of our favorite traditions.  I was excited to share how we made these.  It's a lot… Continue reading Lil’ Man’s Lab: DIY Valentine Heart Crayons

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DIY Secret Message Minecraft Valentine’s Day Card

With just a month to go until Valentine's Day, Lil' Man and I have been devising some fun projects for the upcoming holiday.  For this one, we combined his love of Minecraft, (specifically Stampy Cat), with a little science to create a special Valentine's Day card.   If you are looking to be extra secretive with… Continue reading DIY Secret Message Minecraft Valentine’s Day Card

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DIY Heart Crayons

Just in time for Valentine's Day, I bring you my quick tutorial on making heart crayons.  If your house is anything like mine, than you have crayons everywhere.  Ours are suppose to stay in the giant crayon bucket, but that is just my wishful thinking.  Lil' Man and I made these crayons for his buddies at preschool last year and they were such a big hit we decided to do it again this year!  These crayons are a great alternative to giving sweets and provide an excellent opportunity for discussing subjects such as recycling and/or the states of matter.  🙂