Honey I Shrunk the Charm

It’s not magic, it’s science! Make original jewelry charms by shrinking a piece of plastic using heat from the oven. Shrink art is a great gift idea and makes nice decorations for backpacks and cool jewelry accessories for everyone.


Idea Sheets are cross-referenced to subjects listed in the Common Core, Next Generation Science Standards, and California Content Standards.

Categories include:
  • Earth and Space Science
  • Visual and Performing Arts
  • Physical Science
  • Grades K-2
  • Grades 3-5
  • Grades 6-8
  • Science
  • Art
  • Math
Tags: Matter, Human Impacts, Arts & Crafts, Chemical Reactions, Measurement & Data
Grades covered: Grades K–8
Topics: Measurement, Mass, Reactions, Reuse

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