Did you know that oil and water do not mix? For some reason they just don’t get along.

We’ve decided to see what cool things we can make with that in mind. We even find out what we can do to help them become friends.

ACTIVITIES COMING YOUR WAY

Play 1: Make Your Own Lava Lamp

Watch the water bubbles float around in the oil. With some alka seltzer, you can even make it dance around.

Stuff you need from home:
Some water and a torchlight.

 

 

Play 2: Find My Family

Oil spills have disastrous effects on marine life and animals that rely on the sea for food. Find out more through 2 simple card games – remakes of the good old Memory Game* and the Odd One Out.

Stuff you need from home:
Nothing. It’s all in the box.

* The single player Memory Game is perfect for independent play.

 

 

Play 3: Where Are the Fish?

Have you ever made your own batik shirt? Make your own modern version with some wax, fabric dye and stencils.

Stuff you need from home:
Water, a palette for paints, a small cup, scissors and an iron.