Parents usually will not allow their kids to play with food. They have to eat their food although sometimes it is normal for them to play with it especially when they do not like the food. It is important to teach the kids to respect their foods. This is an essential behavior for the kids for sure. Nevertheless, sometimes parents can make an exception with this rule. Kids can play with their foods but they can only do it for science activities. The kids will be thrilled with these edible science activity ideas.
DNA Model from Candy
DNA sounds like a complicated thing to learn for kids. However, they will change their mind instantly once they know that they actually can learn about DNA by using candy. Kids can learn the DNA structure and purpose of this science project. Besides the candy, parents also need to prepare toothpick. Of course, kids will love candy the most for this project but if parents think that candy is not a healthy choice for this project, they can consider replacing candy with fruits. DNA code is made up of four chemicals. That is why parents need to color code the candies for representing those chemicals. Snacking the candies when discussing each purpose is surely allowed.
Moon Phases with Oreo
Kids from all around the world are familiar with oreo cookies. They love this cookie the most. They do not want to play with it because they love to eat it more. Parents can use oreo cookies for explaining the moon phases. Yes, it sounds scientific yet tasty at the same time. To help the kids to understand the moon phases using Oreo cookies, it is better to use the moon phase chart. It can be transferred onto the cookies and of course, they can make a discussion about the difference of the moon phases. They can feel free to eat the crumbs and leftovers before they can finish everything once the learning time is over.
Science of Apple
Kids are encouraged to eat more fruits for their health but fruits can also be good for their brain. It is not about eating the food at least yet because they can learn about the chemical reaction with apple. All that the kids need to do is slicing an apple. They can make an http://22.214.171.124 experiment and take a note about the apple that turns brown. They can use various kinds of liquid solutions such as lemon juice to find out whether it can slow down the browning process. They also need to taste the apple slice to find out whether browning can affect the apple’s flavor.