Fun experiment for the kids! What you need is: Mason jar with lid Ice Hairspray or some kind of aerosol spray First you need to warm up the jar by rinsing it with hot tap water. Prepare a small bowl filled with ice. Add 2.5 - 5 cm of boiling water to the bottom of the jar. Spray aerosol directly into the jar to coat the water and sides of jar Immediately twist the lid on tightly and place ice on top of lid. Watch the clouds form!
Shrove Tuesday or Pancake Tuesday precedes Ash Wednesday and the period of Lenten fasting. Apparently Pancakes were originally eaten to use up forbidden foods and it is claimed that their ingredients have special lenten symbolism: Flour is the staff of life Milk is the innocence and purity Salt is incorruptibility Eggs symbolise creation Who knew pancakes meant so much!
What you need: Food colouring (red, yellow, green, blue) Milk A plate with slightly raised edges Cotton buds What to do: Pour milk into the plate so the entire bottom is covered - about 6mm deep Put a drop of each of the food colourings into the middle of the plate on top of the milk Dip the end of the cotton bud into the centre of the plate, don't stir. Look what happens Try placing a drop of washing up liquid on the other end of the cotton bud. Place it in the plate and hold for 10 seconds and watch what happens!