WHAT YOU NEED: 

  • a teabag
  • a bowl
  • scissors
  • a lighter/matches

PARENT TIP:

You can use the loose tea leaves to give your roses a boost or feed your ferns. They also have lots of uses for cleaning around the house.

INSTRUCTIONS: 

  1. Remove the teabag from any packaging, take off the string and empty the contents of the teabag into the bowl.
  2. Open the teabag into a cylinder, and place it on a flat, heat-proof surface
  3. Set the top of the teabag on fire, and watch as the ashes take flight.
 
Tip: You can get the right type of teabag for this experiments from most supermarkets, and also hotel rooms.