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Table Tricks to Keep Them Busy Before and After the Turkey is Gone

The holidays are fast approaching (how on EARTH did Thanksgiving sneak up like that?) Here is a collection of our favorite science magic tricks to entertain while the turkey is cooking and long after the wish bone is broken. Tablecloth Trick The…
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Science Experiments and Activities to Celebrate the Holidays

The kids are home from school and are already saying, "We're bored!" Here are some science activities that celebrate the season while the kids are home and looking for entertainment. Borax Christmas Tree Ornaments All you need is a little borax,…
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Take the Thanksgiving Table Trick Challenge

While the turkey is cooking and everyone is standing around waiting for the meal to start, take out a few kitchen items and entertain your guests. Make sure you practice the challenge beforehand so you can amaze and baffle your audience. Don't…
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A New Twist on the Tablecloth Trick

Are you planning your Thanksgiving dinner? Make sure to include the Tablecloth Trick for the pre-dinner entertainment. First, make sure you have a tablecloth without a seam or an edge. A frayed edge that hasn't been sewn is perfect. Lay the…
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After Dinner Science: The Ultimate Table Trick Challenge

You are busy cooking the turkey and preparing all the side dishes. Then everyone will sit down to enjoy a Thanksgiving feast. But do you have a finale to your perfect meal today? You need to amaze your guests with the ultimate table trick challenge.…

It Doesn't Always Go As Planned on Live TV

I do a live weekly science experiment segment on the NBC affiliate in Denver. I practice the demo before I go on, check and double check my materials and do everything I can to ensure a flawless performance. On live TV, there are no do overs.…