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baking bread

While the shelves are bare and you’ve got the time —...

It only takes seven ingredients — yeast, water, milk, salt, flour, butter and sugar — and lots of time, which we now have, because we’re not going anywhere.

Here’s how to make an easy, science-based DIY hand sanitizer

As concerns about coronavirus continue, Arizona Science Center's Sari Custer offers this science-based DIY hand sanitizer recipe that meets CDC standards.

Sari on Science: Making cabbage chemistry rainbows

Try this red cabbage activity from Arizona Science Center's Sari Custer and make a rainbow of kitchen chemistry fun!

Sari on Science: For Valentine’s Day, make color-changing flowers

When you give a flower a drink of water, where does the water go? My daughter and I recently investigated this very question, and...

Harry Potter’s birthday: 5 ways to celebrate The Boy Who Lived

Calling all muggles, wizards and fantasy fanatics! July 31st is the official birthday of The Boy Who Lived, and Harry Potter lovers statewide can...

Sari on Science: Make foam rocket flingers to celebrate the Apollo...

In 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first human to walk on the moon, and this month marks 50 years since the historic event. At...

Summer craft: The art and science of paper marbling

Paper marbling has been an art form for more than 1,000 years, with variations on the “floating ink” technique dating back to ancient Japan...

Sari on Science: Make your own LED light-up greeting card

Light up anyone’s day by making an amazing LED greeting card. This is a fun, easy way for kids to start exploring circuits, and...

A+ Kids Design: Jo Gick offers tips to create fun, organized...

Early in her career, Jo Gick dreaded designing children’s rooms for builders’ model homes. Now the Chandler interior designer, with a national following from...

Sari on Science: How to make your own tin-can laser show

Laser light is not a natural form of light; it’s man-made. Laser is actually an acronym for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation. We...

Sari on Science: Make your own crystal “snowflakes”

Snowflakes (more scientifically, snow crystals) are made when water vapor freezes inside a cloud. Only parts of Arizona see snow, but with this activity,...
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Fuzzy Santa beard craft

Families are starting to decorate their homes for the holidays, but decorations don't always have to be store bought. Often the most treasured ones are...
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Spooky Slime for Halloween

If your children don’t mind getting their hands dirty, work together to create this delightfully disgusting slime. Empty a four-ounce bottle of school glue...

Halloween crafts: An all-seeing pumpkin

It's time to pull out the Halloween crafts, and this one "wicked" easy! A handful of googly eyes and regular school glue is all it...
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Preschoolers can paint a watermelon wedge

My kids are watermelon addicts! Once summer hits, it seems nearly impossible to keep enough watermelon around in our house.  I love being able...

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