This colorful, exciting book responds to the growing emphasis on scientific exploration for young children. Its appealing activities are cleverly designed to help children investigate the fascinating scientific world of the kitchen and the intriguing nature of plants and air. Readers can find out how to make water go fizzy, how to make a plant grow sideways and how to use air to push up a coin. All activities are safe and easy to carry out, using ordinary household equipment. The text and illustrations are simple and clear, so children can carry out the experiments themselves and understand the results. Extra notes give more detailed scientific explanations for adults who wish to work with their children.