Turning the Home into an Exciting Kids’ Science Lab

On a rainy day, it can be difficult to help children burn off all of their energy. They can become overly hyper, moody, and pushy. One of the coolest ways to keep children engaged and busy is to stage a kids’ science lab inside of the home. The kitchen is a wonderful place to start. All a family needs is equipment, ideas, materials, and some excitement!

Researching Fun Science Experiments

There are thousands of projects online to choose from, from the simple slime that is made from glue and detergent, to homemade crystals and elaborate chemistry projects. A quick internet search will yield endless possibilities. Try to find 10 different experiments that the children would be interested in doing, and purchase enough product to be able to do the more interesting projects a couple of times. This is a great way to prepare ahead of time, in case of long term issues such as a power outage or snowstorm.

Buying Whole Science Kits

For the family who is ill equipped for impromptu home science projects, entire science kits are an excellent start. Some involve tumbling gems or making goop, others involve digging up dinosaur bones and growing sea monkeys, and yet others help to create things like candy or jewelry. Science kits are very popular holiday presents, with producers offering the widest variety and selection in store displays. Online merchants will have a wide variety as well, and some may be cheaper due to the lack of branding or fancy packaging.

Ideal Science Equipment to Have

There is a lot of basic equipment that science oriented families should have on hand at any given time. Goggles and gloves are two of the most important pieces of equipment, and families generally have these items stored away already. Old cloths and towels are helpful to prevent damage to the home. Other great ideas include childrens’ coats, a men’s lab coat, cleaning products, beakers, droppers, stirrers, and even a microscope kit. The more equipment the family has, the more experiments that they can perform.

The world of science and exploration is particularly fun and magical for children; this makes it an excellent activity for children who are indoors. These experiences are also beneficial to their growing minds, teaching them all sorts of intriguing chemistry, physics, and biology lessons.

3 Top Gifts for Baby Boys

An arrival of a new baby boy in your family, circle of friends or at work probably means that some shopping needs be done. If the mother has a gift registry, purchasing a gift for the baby is much easier since you know what items she would like to receive. If there is no gift registry, personalized baby gifts for boys are a viable option. Even if the boy receives more than one blue blanket, the blue blanket you give him will be a little different from the rest because you had it personalized with his initials, full name or a character.

Here are three top gifts for baby boys to consider.

Bedding

Bedding items are great gift options for babies. Since babies can have diaper accidents and spit up incidents, blankets can come in handy for emergency clean-up situations. Quilts, valences and mats are other bedding items that a baby cannot have too many of especially during the colder months. Not only can they be used in their crib, but they are also convenient for travel and play dates.

Storage

Keeping a baby’s room organized is not always an easy task. Since their clothes are tiny, their toys bulky and diapers plentiful, storage items as a gift will probably be appreciated. Toy chests, toy bins and bath time tubs are some storage essentials as well as diaper caddies, hampers and shelves. Additionally, babies do not outgrow storage items the way they outgrow clothes. As long as the baby continues to own toys, a toy bin will continue to be useful. Even something like the diaper caddy can double as a clothing holder when the child has become potty-trained.

Baby Packages

If after browsing through the above mentioned gift suggestions for a baby boy, nothing stands out, there is always baby packages. The contents of baby packages, or baby gift baskets, will depend on its theme, but usually they will include at least one of every essential item. A sports-themed package for a boy may include a wagon plus a bib, rattle toy and box of wipes while a deluxe package may include a book, bib and wipes. Since gift baskets are pre-arranged, it takes a lot of guesswork out of the gift-giving equation.

The arrival of a baby boy is a joyous occasion, and you can help celebrate it with a great gift.

Jolly Pinoy Collectibles

I saw an advertisement about the Jolly Pinoy Collectibles so I immediately went to a Jollibee Store to buy the complete set. Each Jolly Pinoy Collectible is worth 150php when you order one value meal. So I paid 750php for the 5 Jolly Pinoy Collectibles aside from ordering and paying for 5 Jollibee Value Meals.

These are the 5 Jolly Pinoy Collectibles:

  • Jollibee Jeepney
  • Hetty Vinta Getaway
  • Popo Carabao Farm
  • Twirlie Pinoy Sorbetes
  • Yum Kalesa Fun

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The items are so Pinoy and these items are perfect for every Filipino Home. Every Filipino child will always remember Manong Sorbetes who sells ice cream on the road. Every Filipino had the ride of his life in a Kalesa or in a Jeepney. The Carabao will always be an example of a hardworking Filipino farmer/worker. And of course the colorful vinta will always reminds us the colorful festival in Zamboanga.