Believe it or not, there are actually YouTube videos for kids don’t have to involve an “unboxing”. We recently stumbled across a great educational YouTube channel called Silly Science with Simon and what makes it even better is he’s based in Adelaide!

Simon is going to share some of his silly, fun, safe science experiments you can do at home with the kids. You can check them out here on this page, or jump over to Simon’s YouTube Channel here to see them all.

We’ll be uploading our favourite ones here so be sure to check back for new videos.

The Spider Prank

Looking for an easy prank? Arachnophobes look away now!

Make your own Sherbet

Simon from Silly Science with Simon is back, and this time with a recipe to make your own Sherbet with just 4 ingredients!

Glow in the Dark Marble Run

Yikes!! These toilet rolls just keep piling up at our house ๐Ÿ˜ฎ Lucky we can use them to make this awesome glow-in-the-dark marble run!! Woah!

Skittles Art

This fun and colourful science experiment is sure to brighten your day! And you only need Skittles and water ๐Ÿ™‚ sweet!

Fireworks in a Jar!

Want to see some fireworks, but can’t wait until New Years Eve ? Then why not make your own?! All you need is a jar, water, food colouring and vegetable oil ๐Ÿ™‚

How To Make A Kaleidoscope

What can you make with some reflective paper, cardboard, paper towel rolls, plastic, glue and coloured beads? Um, probably a few thingsโ€ฆ as that’s a lot of stuff ๐Ÿ˜› But in this episode, Simon is going to show you how to make a kaleidoscope!

DIY Lava Lamps

Watch out!! The floor is lava! Oh wait, it’s just a whole heap of lava lamps made in this episode 11 types of lava lamps go head-to-head to see which one is the coolest ๐Ÿ˜€ This is your ultimate guide to DIY lava lamps! In this episode Simon shows you how to make your own lava lamp and also explain how they work.

Best Recipe for DIY Bouncy Balls!

Move over slime……DIY Bouncy Balls are in da house. Watch how Simon works out how to make THE BEST bouncy balls using ingredients you probably have lying around the house already (or hidden away under lock and key from your slime days)

3,2,1 BOOM! Pop Stick Chain Reaction

Pop sticks are a lot of fun when they’re covered by an ice block ๐Ÿ™‚ But twisting them together to make these exploding chain reactions is even more fun! I even added some Star Wars Lego to a few of the chain reactions for added effect!!

Make Your Own Rainbow Density Column

Not only is sugar great for eating straight out of the bag,* but you can also use it to make a rainbow density column! All you need to do is mix the right amounts of sugar with the right amounts of water and food colouring ๐Ÿ™‚

Make Your Own Giant Bubbles!

How to make a bubble wand and a simple bubble mix recipe for some super-sized bubbles! They’re unbelieva-bubble!

Robot Art!

Scribbles can turn a blank piece of paper into a work of art, and only cost me $15. Winning!