This is where you can find An Ordinary Life's EASY physics science experiments.
These experiments are safe and a great way to introduce science to young children, it is also for older children to experiment with at an easy level independently.
The Science of BUBBLES! - two different ways to make bubbles and learn a bit about the science of how they work...
Scientific Properties of Materials
Is it waterproof? - a fun and easy hands on science project
How do clouds rain? - One of those many questions children ask and you (well certainly I used to) get stuck on trying to explain. Then I discovered this little experiment!
Spool cars - Make your own spool car...
Make a geodesic dome out of newspaper!
HOW DO BIRDS FLY?
Feathers - This explains a bit more how feathers work and the different feather types. It also contains a couple of quick experiments
How do wings work? - make your own aerofoil.Make a paper shooter (particularly good for little people)
If you want to learn more about how birds fly, try this out: Learning about aerodynamics.
Make your own hovercraft - one of the best make your own toys EVER!
Ping Pong ball science! - teaching more about Bernoulli's principle.
How to make a simple kite - that flies really well!
Make a spinner - learn the basics about propellers. Great for little and big hands.
ARCHIMEDES' PRINCIPLE, DENISITY AND BUOYANCY
Archimedes' Bath - This covers the maths and also how to make your own Archimedes' bath out of an old ice-cream tub.
and beans. Teaches about density and buoyancy.
How to make a fresh egg float
Make a Lava Lamp - this is another fun way of explaining about density and buoyancy!
What is density?
Play dough circuits - a step by step of how it's done!
How to make Electroactive Slime
Learning about Light and colours
Chromatography - a fun experiment
Colourful ice experiment
An introduction to magnets - this contains explanations and experiments.
Make a magical bee toy
- showing how magnets work to small people
Magically moving toy cars - another fun magnet game to try!
Extracting iron from your cereal - a very simple and quick experiment
How strong is a magnet?
Fishing with magnets
PERSISTENCE OF VISION - The science of Animation!
Thaumatrope - make your own simple toy to show about persistence of vision
Movie wheel - AKA the phenakistoscope
Magic Upside-down Glass of water
Volcano experiment - A fun an easy experiment! Make your own exploding volcano!
Volcanoes: Volcanic Rocks - three yummy experiments to make sweets that show us how rocks take different forms.
Volcanoes: Magma Temperature