Making Magic at Home

Double double toil and trouble, fire burn and cauldron bubble!

Get your witches hat on and have your wand at the ready for these cool ‘magic’ experiments you can do at home. With just a few everyday ingredients (mostly) and a responsible adult to help, you’ll be brewing your own science potions in no time.

Make Elephant Toothpaste

What does a dentist give an elephant with a sore tooth? Plenty of room! Why does Dracula clean his teeth three times a day? To prevent bat breath….Anyway, we don’t think elephants really use toothpaste but, if they did, it might look something like this.

Make a Carbon Sugar Snake

What do you call a snake that bakes? A pie-thon! What a hissssterical joke. You won’t need to speak Parseltongue to make this snake appear. Learn how a burning mixture of baking soda and sugar can create a fiery carbon snake. Make sure you ask an adult for help.