Create vortex cannons using old boxes to destroy targets using air power!
Get busy in the kitchen creating these zucchini pizzas as a fun lunch activity.
Build and race balloon-powered Lego cars, propelled with air power!
Learn about vibrations and sound waves as you build a Tin Can Telephone in this episode of our “Talk Like A Scientist” series of STEM video workshops you can do at home with items commonly found around the house, in your recycling, garden and pantry.
Make these simple paper bangers with just one sheet of A4 paper. Use them to scare your friends and family!
Create these paper whirly birds that spin and glide slowly to the ground.
Use gravity as your paintbrush to create beautiful pendulum art in your home – or in the garden!
Grow sugar crystals in a jar on a string
Make truly delicious French Toast in under 2 minutes using the most amazing culinary invention since the toaster: the mighty microwave oven!
Learn when and how to harvest your beans from the bean pole we built way back in episode five!
Make a colourful sundial that really works for your garden!
Create your own soft fluffy slime with Amy.
Make these moist and chewy ANZAC biscuits in the oven – or see our later video to cook them in a solar oven!
Stir up a magical bubbling volcanic brew with a bicarb-soda chemical reaction.
Make these dazzling rainbow pancakes in the oven, so you can all eat at once!
Give your pollinating insects a helping hand by creating a safe place for them to sit and sip!
They say Lomandra thrives on neglect – but what does that really mean? Learn how to plant and nurture this native grass in this special NAIDOC Week 2020 gardening workshop.
Plan where to put your plants so the right ones get of the plenty of sun or shade – and learn about Companion Planting, where some plants can protect others from pests or need to be kept apart as they compete for the same resources!
Don’t end up with tiny and twisted dirt-clogged carrots, with a little bit of sand we show you how to grow these long and straight – and great big beetroot too!
Help the birds this spring by building a bird nest shop for your garden – our scarecrow may keep birds away from our seedlings but birds are very useful in the garden by eating insects that may damage our crop – so we don’t want to scare them away completely!
Make a network of monorail lines and trains – both gravity-powered and balloon-propelled – in your home or garden!
Make marbled gift paper to add a special touch to your next present! Amy takes you through all the steps in this fun artistic activity.
Make a tornado in a water bottle and check out the beautiful swirling glitter effect! Amy takes you through all the steps in this fun science activity.
Scare your friends with fake wounds in this fun art workshop!
Grow your own edible garden in this fun science workshop!
Discover how plants transport water and nutrients in this colourful science workshop!
Make our classic chocolate crackles in this delicious cooking workshop!
Make your own sherbet with this fun cooking workshop!
Create edible UFOs (mini pizzas) with this fun cooking workshop!
Make your own Butter using marbles in this fun cooking workshop!
Create delicious chocolate-coated banana treats with this fun cooking workshop!
Fill your world with rainbows with our periscope – all you need is a cardboard tube, 2 old CD/DVD discs, some tape – and a pair of scissors!
Make this practically free toy construction set to build anything you can imagine. All you need is unwanted cardboard and a pair of scissors!
Make love hearts, dinosaurs – all sorts of shapes – with gummi bear lollies, scissors, baking paper and an oven. The perfect sweet gift for Mothers Day, Birthdays, Valentines Day – or any day!
Fancy some cake? You could be eating a great big mug of cake in 2 minutes if you stir quick enough! All you need is a microwave, a mug and a tablespoon – no other equipment! Find out how in our video.
Why use a one-hole bubble wand when you could have a thousand-hole bubble snake? All you need is scissors, a sock, a bottle and an elastic band – then you can fill your garden, your bath, your world with bubbles! We’ll show you how to make bubble mixture too with just water and dishwashing liquid.
We challenge you to add Lego to existing objects and keep them functional – or improve them! Post your amazing creations to our social media channels above or hashtag #innovationstew. Check out Jonathan’s working Lego Shower and working Lego DVD Remote!
Create a self-watering micro-climate garden on your window sill and watch how plants grow both above and below the soil!
Can the radiant beauty of Stained Glass be replicated with crayons texters and vegetable oil? Jonathan finds out!
Learn how to make 100% edible (but disgusting) Oobleck Slime with just Corn Flour and Water (and if you don’t want white slime: Food Colouring). This non-newtonian fluid has to be poured, squished and toyed with to be believed!