Fun with kids: Science

For a gooey good time: 5 science experiments you can do at home with kids

Create your own lava lamp and watch a tissue paper ghost fly from the comfort of home

Science experiments can be done not just in laboratories, but also in the comfort of the home.

Children can learn how acids and bases react using household items such as white vinegar and baking soda, create their own colourful slime and even make a piece of tissue paper - shaped like a ghost - rise in the air.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 10, 2019, with the headline 'For a gooey good time'. Print Edition | Subscribe