Growing Crystals for Kids: Create Your Own Jewels!
Ben loves treasure. He loves his ‘gold’ coins, real coins, and even jewels. Basically, anything a pirate from his fantasy books could have as their loot.
I thought it would be fun to add to a few jewels to his treasure collection. We weren’t going to try to take over any ships though, we can make our own. And we could learn a little science while we did.
We made crystals. This is way easier than it can seem. We even made them a couple of ways, so you can figure out which method works best for you.
Here is how to make crystals at home, and a bit about the science behind them.