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These Easy Jello Popsicles are a perfect summer treat! Slow melting and packed with flavor and made with only 4 ingredients; Jello, Kool-Aid, sugar and water!

These kid friendly popsicles are a summer staple, and one I don’t mind making! It takes almost zero effort and the flavor is phenominal! Mixing Jell-O with your favorite Kool-Aid flavor means the flavor combinations are nearly endless and the slow-melt makes them perfect for little eaters. Keep this recipe on hand for summer fun that everyone can join in on!

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Ready for a science disco? Turn up the music and try this dancing gummy worms science experiment! In this experiment we’re going to make gummy worms dance. This science lesson is a great way to use up Halloween candy, and to learn about acids and bases. In this candy science lesson children can: practice following instructions, carry out a simple science experiment, setting up materials and observing results, generate a hypothesis, learn about acids and bases.

MATERIALS: 

gummy worms

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Diffusion science experiment using candy. This lesson explores how the color of candy moves through water. We’re using Skittles® to show diffusion and learn about concentration gradients. 

Materials needed:

Skittles® candy in several colours
plate
water
magnifying glass (optional)

See all the ready-made science and math thematic teaching units in our Play Academy’s Science and Math  Pathway and make your teaching easier!

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