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May 17, 2012

Lifting Ice Cubes

You will need: 2 small cups for each child, water, ice cubes, salt, yarn cut into 3 inch sections.

Lift an Ice Cube With StringDirections:
  • Partially fill cup 1 with water and put an ice cube in cup 2.
  • Give a piece of yarn to each child.
  • Wet the the yarn in the cup of water.
  • Droop the yarn on top of the ice. Encourage them to try to lift it. Did it work?
  • Sprinkle the “secret ingredient” onto the ice cube and yarn.
  • Count to ten and gently lift the string!