A Little Science Project: Growing Crystals

December 6, 2012 at 12:26 | Posted in General, Kid Concoctions | 10 Comments
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My kids recently grew salt crystals using colored salt water on a sponge, and the ALEX Toys Kid Concoctions Grow a Crystal Dino set was a great way to expand their understanding of crystals and how they form!

how crystals grow

The set comes with a small pouch of crystal liquid and two trays to hold a cardboard dinosaur and two cardboard trees. My four-year-old and six-year-old worked together to set it up.

Once it was put together, it was time to hypothesize about what would happen when we added the crystal liquid.

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