Rainbow Bubble Snakes - Need: Half a waterbottle, rubberband, bubbles (dishsoap/water), food coloring, sock. Steps: Dip sock held by a rubber band on the water bottle in food coloring in dish soap and food coloring and blow. Have fun!
*Colored ice balls* Fill balloons with water and add food coloring- red and green would be great around christmas! (be careful not to let the food coloring escape!), once frozen cut the balloons off and voila! Look like giant marbles :)
For camping or late nights at the beach - Leave of Mountain dew in bottle (just don't drink it all), add a tiny bit of baking soda and 3 caps of peroxide. Put the lid on and shake - homemade glow stick (bottle) solution. Now I don't want to drink mt dew
Marble Races with a cheap pool noodle (occupies the kids for hours.) Did this, but instead of cutting the pool noodle, the marble is small enough to fit inside the full noodle to roll down. Then can use the noodle for other things too!