Sunday, September 30, 2018

Young Scientists Club–Eggs kit




Today I am presenting you the second review of The Young Scientists Club I was assigned earlier this summer.  The Eggs kit is part of the Set #10 – WH-925-1110 from the Young Scientists Series.

Each set in the Young Scientists Series contain three complete science kits (3 manuals/3 supply bags). You can decide to complete the sets in order to experience the ultimate in science adventure. However, the sets can also be done individually. The Young Scientists Club recommended to start with sets 1, 2 or 3 for kids ages 5 to 8 years old and for children ages 9 to 12 it is recommended to start with set 4 and up.

Each set comes in a specially identified envelope which contains all you need.

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For the eggs set, here’s what was included in the envelope.  You will find some brine shrimp cysts, yeast, tubing, a magnifying glass, an eye dropper, some pH paper and a pH chart as well as rock salt.  All these will be needed for the experiments contained in the kit.

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The instruction guide for parent or teacher will explain all the activities that can be done with eggs.  You will find five experiments included in the document.   The first experiment will require you to put a raw unbroken eff in a small bowl with hot tap water.  You will be able to explain why there are bubbles coming out of the egg.  Experiment two will allow you to see the effect of salt in water when you put two raw unbroken eggs in two separate jars – one containing salt water and the other containing regular water.  The third experiment will require the parent to make a hard-boiled egg.  The student will be asked to spins the hard-boiled egg then a raw egg to see what is the difference between the two.  The fourth experiment will show you how a hard-boiled egg that is peeled can be sucked into a bottle which contains a burning piece of paper.   The fifth experiment will demonstrate how the shell of an egg can disappear when you let it sit for a few days.     The last experiment will allow you to hatch the brine shrimp in order to do some other experiments with them.  In the process you will also learn more about brine shrimps.

We have done some of these activities in the past but I think my favorite is always the disappearing shell on an egg.  I just find it fascinating that we can do this and seeing an egg without it’s protection but still being able to hold it is always fantastic in my eyes.

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I find these activities to be fabulous for younger children (kindergarten to grade 2) as it will allow them to discover fun experiments with mom or dad while learning some cool things too.  It is a fun kit to have at hand when you desire to keep the kids busy when the weather is not too good outdoors.   Learning some science while having fun is always great!

The Young Scientists Club kits are available on their http://www.theyoungscientistsclub.com/retailstore/retail-youngscientist.html or on amazon.ca and amazon.com.

Disclaimer: I received this kit for review purposes from KidStuff PR and Young Scientists Club. I was not monetarily compensated for this review. Please note that the review was not influenced by the Sponsor in any way. All opinions expressed here are only my own.

Friday, September 21, 2018

God’s Not Dead–A Light in Darkness

Recently my family and I had the privilege to review the latest God’s Not Dead movie on DVD.  God’s Not Dead – A Light in Darkness is a story of destruction, forgiveness and trust that will unfold through your GodNotDeadLightinDarknesstelevision as you watch it.

If you are a Christian you know about the God’s Not Dead movies and this one is bringing up questions like “Is God really good all the time?”, “Where is God when bad things happen?” and “Can Christ really heal the brokenhearted?”

If you are not a Christian but interested in spiritual aspects of forgiveness then I think this movie is worth watching.  And do not worry about not having seen the other two movies of God’s Not Dead because even though you have some recurring characters from the previous movies the story line is pretty much a stand alone one.

In a nutshell, the story revolve around the fact that the church located on the grounds of a state university is becoming less and less welcome.  Though students are attending this church many thinks that the ground on which the church stand should be use for the university purposes.   Suddenly tragedy struck the church and its congregation as a fire erupt.   The church is destroyed and a battle of rights starts.    Which side will win?  The university?  The Pastor?   Amidst all this you discover that sometimes trusting God is difficult as well as hearing from God is not always easy.   Still we have to continue to trust that He has a plan and that ultimately He will win the battle over darkness by shining His light.

I won’t go into the details of what happens in the movie.  But all six of us in the family enjoyed watching it and came out encourage in our faith to persevere when things do not go our way.

I find it is a great movie to watch with family, friends, in a church setting or with new believers.  

God’s Not Dead – A Light in Darkness is available for purchase at your favorite store, even on amazon.ca and amazon.com.

 

Disclaimer: Film has been provided courtesy of Pure Flix and Graf-Martin Communications, Inc. I was not monetarily compensated for this post . Please note that the post was not influenced by the Sponsor in any way. All opinions expressed here are only my own.

Disney Princess classic films on major TV networks

This Fall (since September 7 until October 11) all of your favourite Disney Princess classic films (like Tangled, Frozen, Cinderella, Pocahontas, etc.) will be airing on all of the major TV networks – including YTV, The W Network and SRC (French CBC).    So do not miss your favorite Disney Princess film and check out one of these TV Networks.

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To celebrate all these delightful movies that will be on the TV networks, why not presenting you with some of the Disney Princesses products that Hasbro has to offer for your child.


Disney Princess Pop-Up Palace

Kids will love recreating magical moments from their favorite fairy tales in the Pop-Up Palace! This beautifully detailed castle triples as charming playset, useful storage, and carrying case. Open it up to extend the royal castle into various room settings, then lift the handle on the top to reveal the second floor! The castle features 4 different themed areas and includes playful Disney Princess movie-inspired accessories like a shell-shaped bathtub, a rose-detailed table and chair, a royal lounge seat, kitchen stove, and more! With a nod to several Disney Princess characters throughout, this magical castle is an amazing place for little ones to play out all their favorite Disney stories! When they're ready, little dreamers can pack all the accessories into the castle, close it up, and take their play on the go!

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And to go with this magnificent castle why not include a few Disney Princess dolls that Hasbro also offers on the market?

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Belle is ready for shimmering adventures with your little princess! Royal Shimmer Belle dazzles in a dress featuring signature colors and images from her story and a special watercolor design! Your little dreamer will love playing out magical moments from Disney's Beauty and the Beast, as well as imagining her own fairy tale with Belle.

Rapunzel is ready for shimmering adventures with your little princess! Royal Shimmer Rapunzel dazzles in a dress featuring signature colors and images from her story and a special watercolor design! Your little dreamer will love playing out magical moments from Disney's Tangled, as well as imagining her own fairy tale with Rapunzel.

Ariel is ready for shimmering adventures with your little princess! Royal Shimmer Ariel dazzles in a dress featuring signature colors and images from her story and a special watercolor design! Your little dreamer will love playing out magical moments from Disney's The Little Mermaid, as well as imagining her own under-the-sea fairy tale with Ariel.

Cinderella is ready for shimmering adventures with your little princess! Royal Shimmer Cinderella dazzles in a dress featuring signature colors and images from her story and a special watercolor design! Your little dreamer will love playing out magical moments from Disney's Cinderella, as well as imagining her own fairy tale with this beloved Princess.

Each doll comes with an outfit and a pair of shoes.   The dolls wear a shimmering gown in their own signature color.  The gowns display a beautiful watercolor design which I absolutely adore and find original.  In all there are 11 dolls that can be collected (each sold separately).

I think this marvelous palace and the dolls are absolutely adorable and would make a great joy for a child in your life.  The dolls’ arms can move up and down.  You can sit the dolls in the chair provided in the palace.   The Palace and the dolls would make a great gift for a child in your life. 

The Palace and the dolls are available at your favorite toy store, even on amazon.ca and amazon.com.

 

 


 

 

 

Disclaimer: Thanks to Hasbro Canada for sending me the above mentioned product for review purposes . I was not monetarily compensated for this review. Please note that the review was not influenced by the Sponsor in any way. All opinions expressed here are only my own.

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