Thanks for the great crystal idea. I also am excited to view the follow the direction art book. This could be very helpful and fun - yeah! Can you explain the rock candy experiment? Would you replace the borax with sugar (just plain sugar)? Mixing with the hot water and placing the skewer in the water directly? Thanks!
I am glad you enjoyed reading about those lessons. We had so much fun! That Follow Directions book is great. Scholastic also has a Nursery Rhyme Follow the Direction Craft book as well. I don't have that one yet, but it is on my list to get.
With making rock candy you would use granulated sugar and a wooden skewer. To get the candy to the thickness you want you can leave it n the jar longer and/or repeat the steps by putting it with new hot water a sugar mixture. You can also add flavorings or food coloring to them as well. Let me know how it turns out for you!
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