Today is L's 5th Birthday. We had a family Birthday party this past weekend. It was a bubble themed party at a Local Science museum.
The kids played with lots of different bubble wands.
Experimented with a Bubble window and giant bubbles.
They also had fun with Bubble art- The kids blew bubbles with a mix of washable paint, dish soap and water on to paper.
I made some Rainbow Jello to go along with our colorful decorations.
I made the Bubble cake. I baked the cake in a 13x17 pan and frosted it with teal butter cream. I put a picture of L on a Popsicle stick stick it in the cake and place a glass bubble bowl over it. I added white frosting, pearlized gum balls, pearlized sprinkles and rainbow Twizzlers.
We also explored the Science museum. The kids had fun with the light table, sand table, and kinex.
Playing with Oobleck is one of the boys favorite messy play activities.
If you are unfamiliar with Oobleck its is a mix of cornstarch and water that has properties of both a solid and a liquid. You can read more about oobleck here.
I mixed 2 cups cornstarch, 1 1/2 cups water and food coloring.
We played with some plastic dinosaurs and the oobleck on trays.
Its fun to play with when you pick it up and squeeze it it feels solid put it will drip and pour.
Scooping it with spoons.
The boys asked for water to wash the dinosaurs. I brought out some warm soapy water.
I will say this is a pretty messy activity and the boys hands were slightly stained blue when we were finished but it washed off in the bath. Even though they made a mess they were engaged and playing with it for close to an hour.