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Mad Science Birthday Party Favors

Mad Science Birthday Party Favors ~ Brain Suckers, Glow In The Dark Slime, Brain Soaps, Test Tube Candy and More!

This is the final post for the Mad Science Birthday Party! This post is all about the goodie bags.

I have a large list of Mad Science party items on Amazon for under $10 here:

This is what was in the goodie bags sent home with the kids. As you can see, I tried to make it as science and fun like as possible and of course different than the traditional toys in goodie bags.

I found the science kit and book at the dollar store along with those marshmallow eye balls. The straws are also available at the dollar store but these were bought at Hobby Lobby.

Candy Test Tubes

These are Martha Stewart test tubes (from Halloween) full of candy.
Find the tubes on Amazon! Martha Stewart Test Tube Favor Kit

You can also find these in Joanns around Halloween Time! Stock up, these are really durable and fun!

The best part of Winco Grocery Store? The candy section. A-MAZING! I was able to supply candies for the party for cheap. I found the stickers at the dollar store ( I am sure left over from Halloween). The rock candy I tied on to the outside, I found it at Fuzziwiggs in the mall.

I tried to make rock candy BTW. FAIL!

Glow in the Dark Slime

This Glow in the Dark Slime was pretty cool. Credit for the recipe and printables to go
Please check out her blog post and show her some love for this great idea.

It’s just borax, water, Elmer’s glue and glow in the dark paint (Glo paint is what I used from Hobby Lobby for $3.49)

If you check out Katelyn’s blog post you will see her slime seems to be a lil bit more green. I think it’s because I used traditional Elmer’s school glue and she says to use clear or blue gel glue.

Brain Suckers

Brain Suckers Mad Science Party

Brain suckers. Cute, right?! I found the mold at ABC Cake store, a local store in central Phoenix. If you have never been to this store, it is a must see here in the valley. They have cookie cutters to molds to sprinkles that are candy eye balls (which I got at ABC cake store too). I just used a drop or two of red candy coloring from Wilton and white candy coating from Walmart (it’s 2 lb for only $2.97, very cheap).

Not in Phoenix? Check out this mold on Amazon: Brain Pop Candy Mold

Brain Soap

Probably one of my favorite things in the bag, brain soaps. I have never made soap a day in my life but I can tell you this was so easy to do.


Brain mold great for chocolates or soaps get it at Amazon  3D THE BRAIN Miscellaneous Candy Mold Chocolate
Clear Glycerine Soap- 5lbs

Red Soap Dye: Essentials Soap Color Dyes 3 pack Red Yellow Blue .75 oz.

This was so easy, just melt the soap base in the microwave and then add a few drops of red coloring. These soaps will be set within 1 hour!

The Bags

 I found the bags at Goodwill for something like 15 for $1, it was a steal for brand new gift bags. I then put on the front brain die cuts from my Silhouette on the front. The bags were big so that the kids could also take home their experiments.

If you need a grand list of items you can buy on Amazon for a science party, check out this list!

Looking for the other posts for the party? Click the image below!


  11 Responses to “Mad Science Birthday Party: The Goodie Bags”

  1. What an amazing party! I think the brain suckers and soaps were my favorite. You did an amazing job. I love coming up with clever goody bags. I just might have to convince my 6 year old to have a mad scientist party next year. Thanks for sharing!

  2. wow! looks like you put a TON of time and effort into this party! i bet your son just loved it! i’m definitely pinning for future ideas for my boys! stopping by from the az bloggers fb group! xo

  3. Your creativity is UN-BE-LIEVABLE!!!! These are simply fabulous – I’m thinking you have to be the most popular mom in your son’s class! Sharing to Pinterest & FB — GREAT JOB!

  4. OMG! I LOVE this party. How fun. I would love if you linked it up to my new link party.


  5. What a cute party! I love the test tubes and the brain suckers? My boys would go crazy :)


  6. Where did you get the petri dishes?

  7. so impressed! I am a science teacher and you did some great stuff- wish it was my party!! :)

  8. My 5 year old just announced this morning that she wanted to have a Science Party for her 6th birthday next month. Needless to say, I immediately began to Google party ideas. So glad that I “clicked” the link to your party—-AWESOME!! I am bursting with excitement. Thanks for sharing :D

    • Hello, Renee! I am so glad you found my posts for the Science party and it can help you plan your daughter’s birthday party! I can tell you it’s probably the most fun party I have ever put together and the kids at school talk about it! Let me know if you have any questions, I hope that she has so much fun!

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