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Halloween Science: Non-Toxic Fake Blood

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Unlike the foaming green alien blood in the X-Files, the blood pulsing through our veins is red, thanks to iron-containing hemoglobin molecules loaded with life-giving oxygen. To make fake blood that looks like real blood,  you’ll need to concoct a mixture of  liquid, thickeners and red pigment (tinted with blue and brown.) Kids will have a […]

10 Fun Kitchen Halloween Science Experiments for Kids

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Here are ten quick and easy experiments to make your Halloween even more fun and memorable! Click on these links for instructions on how to make: Oozing Monster Heads (from Outdoor Science Lab for Kids) Frankenworms (from Kitchen Science Lab for Kids) Cornstarch Goo (from Kitchen Science Lab for Kids) Mad Scientist’s Green Slime (from Kitchen Science Lab for […]

Halloween Vampire Snacks

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This bloody candy experiment takes a few weeks , but is worth the wait! If you start today, you’ll have gorgeously gruesome rock candy, dripping with sugary fake blood, in time for Halloween. This experiment requires adult supervision for boiling and handling the hot sugar syrup. Once it’s cooled down, kids can take over. To […]

Halloween Science: Vampire Rock Candy

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Think Halloween science! I’m going to post a spooky experiment every few days from now until Oct.31st. They’re great for school or home Halloween parties, and some even make groovy Halloween Decorations! This bloody candy experiment takes a few weeks , but is worth the wait! If you start soon, you’ll have gorgeously gruesome rock […]