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SUPPLY LIST: YEAR ONE: WEEKS 1-12
The first time a supply is used, I will list it, but then I will not continue to list it. Example: Watercolors and Watercolor paper is listed in week 1, but is used repeatedly throughout the year. I will not continue to list it each week.
BEGINNER: Day 1: Index Cards 3 X 5
ALL LEVELS: Day 1: Watercolors, (Prang is my favorite watercolor brand), watercolor paper, Frame for Quote, Index Cards, Sticker Dots
Day 4: Post-It Note Pad (minimum 50 sheets per child)
Day 5: Cardboard Can (from oatmeal or similar container), plastic lid, electrical taper, ruler, tack, zoetrope template (from lesson).
Craft stick, construction paper.
BEGINNER AND INTERMEDIATE: Sidewalk chalk, black construction paper, foil stars, white paper plates,
ALL LEVELS: Natural food dye (you can purchase regular dye, but I am such a stickler about artificial dyes in food), cake mix to make cupcakes, ingredients to make an apple pie, ring magnets, cookie sheet (that you don’t mind using for painting and other activities), metal washers or balls, Globe or Map depicting the entire world. Orange.
ADVANCED: Iron nail, 3 feet copper wire, D-battery, paper clip
Bucket, 8 empty yogurt containers, paper plates, thumbtacks, wooden skewer.
Food items: Day 1: pretzels rods, shredded fillo dough, string cheese, fresh chives
Day 2: fruit, cheese, vegetables. Day 3: Chocolate milk, miniature marshmallows, toothpicks.
Lava Cake ingredients. Lava Flow Drink ingredients: half & half, pineapple juice, coconut cream, frozen strawberries in syrup.
BEGINNER & INTERMEDIATE: Supplies for a volcano – see Day 1
Lava Lamp – flask, (can use glass mason jar or another type of tall thinner jar), vegetable oil, food dye, Alka-seltzer tablets.
Lava Slime: Clear Elmer’s Glue (I buy this in bulk), yellow dye, red dye, baking soda, contact solution, red glitter, gold glitter.
SELECT RECIPES TO MAKE SHOPPING LIST
APPLES for Experiment: Granny Smith, Red Delicious, and others
Optional: Acetate Sheets in Red, Blue, and Yellow
2 or More slices of preservative-free Bread (not white packaged sandwich bread). I prefer to do this with 2 slices per student.
Ziploc bags for each slice of bread.
COPIES OF COLOR WHEEL in the Worksheet Documents (sign up to get a free download): Color Pencils, Beeswax Crayons or Watercolors
Make your own or purchase one of the mining kits listed below
Bag of Rocks for Mining Activity http://amzn.to/2gfaihD
National Geographic Mining Kit http://amzn.to/2xCpMiW (my kids loved this activity – even my teenager)
Hidden Treasure Kit http://amzn.to/2wyD57s
Break Open Geodes Kit http://amzn.to/2xdNPJ8
Food Grade Wooden Skewers, Sugar
Cotton pipe cleaners – 1 per child, At least one of the following: Epsom Salts, Baking Soda or Alum
Sugar, Wooden Skewers (2-3 for Each Child), clothespin (Same number as wooden skewers), Food Coloring (optional), (Either Alum, Epson Salts or Baking Soda)
If using Alum – Alum, jar, spoon, sieve, pencil and, thread
If using Epsom Salt – Epsom Salt, pitcher, plate, spoon, pipe cleaner
If using Baking Soda – Baking soda, pitcher, plate, spoon, pipe cleaner,
MIXING COLORS: (USBORNE 365 SCIENCE)
Milk, food color, Q-tips, dishwashing liquid.
***PAINTING WITH SALT CRYSTALS:
Salt, Epsom Salt, Tempera Paint, Sugar, Paintbrushes
MAKE YOUR OWN GEODES: (Egg Shells, Salt, Sugar, Food Coloring)
Cardboard, Silver Paint, and Gems for Magic Mirror
Red and Green Construction Paper, Toilet Paper Tube
BEGINNER AND INTERMEDIATE:
Milk, Coffee Filters, Felt-tip markers (not permanent ink)
INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED: Blank Journal – this will be used the rest of the year. It can be a notebook, a binder with paper, or a bound journal. Get creative.
Cardstock, X-ACTO Knife
Eye Color Predictor: How to predict a Baby’s Eye Color
Blood Typing Kits – Optional: https://amzn.to/2sa6LEt This test kit is for 3 individual tests. Options are available for 1, 2, 3, 5 or more tests.
Vinegar, Egg, Carrots, Salt
Day 2: Colorless sports drink, liquid dish soap, pineapple juice, wood skewer, 91% Rubbing Alcohol (Isopropyl), Test Tube (or skinny glass jar)
Day 3: 91% Rubbing Alcohol, Dishwashing liquid, cheesecloth, 3 strawberries, plastic sandwich bag, baby food jar (or small glass jar), wooden skewer
Glass candle holder, glass frosting spray, tea light, sticker paper,
Day 1: Ivory Soap for Soap Carving OR
Whittling Tools for Kids and Wood for Whittling with Wood
INTERMEDIATE: Foil, flashlight
Day 3: Make or Buy a Marionette. (Green Dragon) or (Pinocchio)
or Advanced: Plans for a marionette Craft Sticks, pom-poms, 3 empty toilet paper rolls, string/yarn, tissue paper, hot glue gun with glue
Make Chirping Sounds Like a Cricket: Nail File, paper
Day 4: Make a Cricket: 3 egg carton sections joined, marker, 6 pipe cleaners, a sheet of construction paper
Day 5: Crickets (can be purchased at pet stores)
Build a Raft: Craft Sticks If you buy these in bulk, you can use them to help spread glue and they will be useful for a variety of crafts.
Day 9: Modeling Clay. There are a ton of colors in this pack, but not a lot of clay in each pack. If you want fewer colors, but more clay per color, I suggest this Clay!
3-12 long stem roses for an experiment. (if you get 3, make sure they are all the same kind. If you get more, get half of one kind, and half of another), glass cylinders or vases, bell jar or clear plastic bag, sidewalk chalk. supplies to make a first aid kit, Allure Dimensional metallic paint, 10″ cardboard circle, acrylic paints, Rose Printable, 11 X 14 picture frame (or make your own), Mod Podge