Monday, March 24, 2008

Unplug your kids project.....
This weeks theme for the project was....eggs. So we came up with a couple of different projects to do for this. First we got in some science and did the Rubber Egg trick. Then we made a paper mache egg. The boys had alot of fun with these projects. Here are photos from each project.

This was the boys getting started on the project. If you would like directions for this project see here, there is even a video.

Day one. This is what it looked like when they started.

Day two. The Action was really starting to happen.

Day Three. You can actually see the yolk in the egg now.

The Final day. Sam actually played with his to much that it popped. Gabe stayed together though. Really neat feeling.

Yesterday the boys started on the second project with daddy.

They both were making sure to rip up the paper really good.

Need to place the pieces on just right to make that masterpiece! :)

We have not popped the balloons inside as of yet, because they are still a little wet. Sam's is the one on the top and Gabe's is the project on the bottom. Both are wonderful masterpieces.

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Maddie, Mad Rambler said...

Great projects, not the typical dye your eggs for Easter. I have to try the rubber experiment here with the oldest. You are right those paper maiche eggs are masterpieces... I love the colors!

John said...

Very creative BUT that first thing grossed me out! (I am sensitive right now just getting over a stomach bug AND having morning sickness).

Michie said...

Those paper mache eggs are so pretty!

Mom and Kiddo said...

I read about that rubber egg trick, and it is fun to see it in action. We might try that now.

Kate in NJ said...

We had big plans, but ran out of time
and steam..tis the season for us around here.;-)

Piseco said...

I completely forgot about doing the "rubber egg trick" for my son this year! It looks so cool... we'll have to try it next week!

Anonymous said...

I have never heard of the rubber egg experiment. Interesting!

Those paper mache eggs are lovely. I used to love paper mache as a child but haven't tried it with my kids yet. Thanks for the inspiration!

Happy Easter!

reprehriestless warillever said...

I love the paper maiche eggs. I plan on making masks soon using the same technique.

BChsMamaof3 said...

Great projects :) We've done the rubber egg one to and had lots of fun. Did you drop it and watch it bounce? *grin* That worked for the first 2 times and then it went SPLAT. LOL. Have a great week,
Nature Mama

reprehriestless warillever said...

My son saw the pictures on your blog and insisted that we make "humongous Easter eggs" too. His is currently drying in the red room.

Thank you for inspiring us!

mykidsmom said...

Wow- what a great Science site!

I think we'll try the naked egg experiment, my boys will love that.

Thanks for sharing:)

Rockin' Moroccan Mama said...

I really want to try the paper maiche. Hmm maybe we should do it on spring break. Beautiful colors.