This teacher did this for a preschool lesson, but it can be adapted for older kids. They could drop or open the balloons and observe what happens to the solid liquid and gas inside it. This would help identify the properties of solids, liquids and gases.
States of Matter: Baking Soda in a balloon, on top of a bottle filled with vinegar makes a gas and fills up the balloon. We've almost finished the matter unit but this might be fun to show them either way.
This tornado in a jar would be a great visual for a science lesson. It is easy to make and interactive. The students can shake the jar in a circle to get the tornado formation and see its shape and how it moves. Adding "Elijah" to the jar?
Snake bubbles: -an empty bottle (I used a Gatorade bottle) -rubber band -terry cloth (I used a wash cloth) -liquid dish soap -water Mix the dish soap with some water, I did a 2 to 1 ratio soap to 1 water).
Your kids will not believe their eyes when you turn off the lights and reveal the glow of the Floating Fairies Glow Jar. Gorgeous glow in the dark crafts like this kids' craft project are one of the greatest ways to decorate for sleepovers.