7 March 2011

Freezing toys

The other day Sunnyboy asked me to put two of his toys in the freezer. I asked him why and he told me he wanted them to have ice on. As we have a frost-free freezer I suggested he put them in a jug of water first. He was very pleased with the results and then proceeded to knock the ice off with his wooden hammer. We've done this experiment again several times since then.







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16 comments:

  1. James likes to put all sorts of things in the freezer - come to think of it, my elder son, now a chemistry undergrad, loved doing this too.
    James was wondering if Sunnyboy likes the Octonauts?
    zx

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  2. wow! what a really good idea! just discovered your blog!!x

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  3. What a great idea, wish we had a freezer to try that now!

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  4. Wow, this looks like such fun, I bet Charlie would love this.
    Oh n not sure about sunnyboy but charlie LOVES Octonauts lol.
    xx

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  5. This is so much fun. I also like to give my son the frozen block of toys in the bath and he plays with it as the ice slowly melts away.

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  6. that is a great idea! i am going to try it :)

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  7. :-D It's fun to freeze stuff! My daughter once kept a snowball and an icicle in the freezer for a whole year :)

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  8. What a neat activity! We need to try this at our house! Thanks for the idea, and thanks again for linking up!

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  9. Forgot to say, could you email me miaeileen@aol.com with your email address, so that I can send you a blog invite please, we're making ours private for the time being, but would love to send you an invite :)

    Gina xxx

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  10. "hello james i do like the octonauts" - typed by Sunnyboy :)

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  11. haha, that looks like a fun experiment!

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  12. Ooh particularly like the wooden hammer part of the activity - great idea for doing outside now that the weather is (slowly) getting warmer! What fun!!!

    And I am jealous that you have a frost free freezer!!!!

    Maggy

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  13. Pardon the pun but that looks cool! The hammer part looks fun.

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  14. ha ha... that looks like fun!

    I'd love to have you join in on my For the Kids Friday Link Party. Stop by and see what we're up to. You're sure to find something fun :)

    http://sunscholars.blogspot.com

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  15. what fun? I want to put some of my things in the freezer now too!

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  16. AnonymousJune 13, 2011

    I had my toddler class take smaller ice blocks with one toy and throw them on the side walk outside. They love to see the ice shatter. I doo make sure to have them stand in the grass.

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