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Sunday, February 12, 2012

Melting Crayons

I was having a very lethargic, morning sick filled morning about a week and a half ago (not unlike every day of the last month).  I was more than pleased after handwriting when the kids started experimenting with a magnifying glass.  After determining they weren't going to start a fire, I let them have at it with a bunch of broken crayons. 

This occupied a good hour and a half of our morning and we called it Science.  Plus there was no fighting.

*sigh* If only all my mornings flowed so smoothly.

4 comments:

timothy allen said...

Great idea! We melted choclate per our science book suggestion, but crayons are a great idea. Plus it becomes art work and I don't have to worry abotu all the messy faces and hands and sugar filled kids. :)

A. said...

Oops. ^ That was from me. I forgot to log out my husband. :)

JoMamma said...

That is a great idea. My kids would love it.

i'm erin. said...

You melted them with a magnifying glass? That's cool. Then when you were done with that you could've gone on to kill some ants.

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