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Clean Water Science Experiment + Giveaway

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This post is sponsored by The Motherhood in partnership with Procter and Gamble in an effort to help get this awesome product to more families that need it.

Last year I did a fun experiment with the boys to show them how the P&G Purifier of Water packets work. It was such a great way to have a little fun while opening up a conversation about the 663 million people that lack access to an improved water source (According to World Health Organization (WHO)/UNICEF (2014)) and the fact that 1,000 children are dying each day due to diseases caused by contaminated drinking water (WHO 2015). We have never had to think about where our water would come from next so talking about this with them is so important to me.

P&G Safe Water Science

These packets are honestly a miracle. One tiny packet can clean enough water for a family of 5 for 1 day and uses readily available household implements—a bucket, stir stick, and a filter cloth. It’s one thing to talk about how it works but to be able to see it for yourself is even better!

You can P&G Purifier of Water packets for a super simple (but really awesome) science project you can do with your kids at home. This would be perfect for a spring break activity!

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For each set of packets purchased you will be donating 3 months’ worth of clean drinking water to a child i a developing country. ($1.80 will be donated to the Children’s Safe Drinking Water Fund, which is a charitable fund managed by the Greater Cincinnati Foundation. For more information, please visit So not only are you purchasing an awesome spring break activity, but you’re giving back to a great cause as well.

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Want to win an at home kit?! I have FIVE to giveaway! Check out this video and then read on to see how to enter:

To enter just leave a comment below telling me what you thought of the video or of P&G Purifier of Water packets.

I’ll draw 5 winners to receive a code to order a kit for free!

We LOVE this technology and are so blessed to be able to continue to share it with all of you.

No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited. Open to legal residents of US & who are 18 years of age or older. Giveaway starts 03/16/2016 and ends 03/30/2016. Sponsored by The Motherhood with a P&G Purifier of Water packet. For the full list of rules, click here.

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Allison Waken is a wife, mom of boys and Phoenix, AZ native. She has been creating inspiring content for All for the Boys since 2011. Allison loves travel, movies and spending as much time as possible with her family while she can!


  1. I’d love to take them to our scout meeting and share with the boys how water contamination affects more than just immediate area

  2. How cool! This goes perfect with our Girl Scout Wonders of Water Brownie Journey we’re working on. The video is perfect to start the discussion of the importance of clean water.

  3. What an amazing product! I would love to do this as an experiment with my boys over spring break. Thanks for the opportunity.

  4. This is an amazing way to teach kids about those less fortunate in regards to a basic resource we take for granted. I love this idea.

  5. Gail Parker Reply

    It’s fascinating to watch this…….and heartbreaking too, to think of so many people without access to clean drinking water.

  6. Wow, this is awesome and such a blessing! We’d love to experiment with it!

  7. That’s pretty amazing! I’d love to know what it is that binds all of the impurities in the water. Fascinating.

  8. Great product and program. I like knowing that some of my P&G purchases supported this.

  9. this is critical for developing countries- everyone deserves fresh clean water. I love it

  10. That’s pretty darn amazing (and a great reminder of how we take clean, accessible drinking water for granted.

  11. I loved seeing the children in the video enjoying their clean water. It’s a great cause to support!

  12. Keri Justice Reply

    This is pretty awesome! I have 2 kids who would really enjoy this.

  13. omg. loved the video. goong go over with my girl scout troop. working on the water badges an the zombie patches. how important water is an how to make clean water if you dont have any..

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