When a new activity checklist pops up on the fridge, my kids get right to work. Oddly enough, they don't have the same attitude concerning the chore checklist. Strange. They mean business with these activities, though. And we've made a decent dent in the list during its first week on the fridge.
Here are a few of our favorites so far:
Mini Volcanos: It's the same concept as the baking soda/vinegar volcano minus all the paper maché mess. Just use an eye dropper to drop colored vinegar onto a bed of baking soda and ta-da...instant science project, with minimal mess.
P.S. Yep...my photos are grainy and horribly lit. That's the way we roll in the basement at night. Just keeping it real. You're welcome.