Candy Experiments

Loralee Leavitt (Author)

Product Details

Andrews McMeel Publishing
Publish Date
January 01, 2013
6.0 X 0.5 X 9.0 inches | 0.8 pounds
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About the Author

Loralee Leavitt received the "Highlights" Pewter Plate Award for Nonfiction Feature of the Year, Independent Readers for the Candy Experiments article published in "Mothering" magazine, and her articles in "ParentMap" helped that magazine win a Gold Award from Parenting Publications of America. A popular freelance writer, she regularly contributes to "Cricket," "Scouting," "Pockets," "Boys Quest," "Fun for Kidz," "Writers Journal," and "Highlights." She has given "Candy Experiments" presentations at local and national events, school classrooms, science fairs, Halloween parties, and farmers markets. Loralee lives in Kirkland, Washington, with her husband and three kids."


"Check out..."Candy Experiments" published by Andrews McMeel Publishing for some fantastic ideas that will give your kids something fun to do with their candy other than eating it." (Charles Stuart Platkin, News-Sentinel)
"'Candy Experiments' is perfect for curious children of all ages, parents, home-schooling families or for teachers to use in the classroom." (Wendy Jessen, Deseret News)
(Candy Experiments) "My younger son, who is 4, loves open-ended play where he can just pour and mix and add candy as he desires, watching the colors emerge or the solutions bubble," said Viera mother of two Courtney Charles. "The older one, who is 7, loves doing actual experiments like soaking candy with leters to watch the letters float, testing for acid in the candy with baking soda, comparing candy densitites, or creating a color wheel by mixing various colors of candy." (Katie Parsons, Florida Today)
"When science is disguised as playing with your food, everyone wins." (Candy Experiments) (Donica Kaneshiro, Honolulu Star-Advertiser)
"Talk about making science sweet." (Candy Experiments) (Erin Andersen, Lincoln Journal Star)