20 grams of melt-in-your hand gallium

Gallium is a metal that melts at 86 degrees F. It's more fun than playing with mercury, and probably safer, too (it *will* temporarily stain your skin gray though, because it's "wet" when liquid and will adhere to the crevices of your skin). My daughter's friend brought some over a couple of years ago, and it was such a hit at our house that we had to get some of our own. This 20 gram sample is [amazon_link asins='B00F3IXF9M' template='PriceLink' store='boingboing' marketplace='US' link_id='fcb360dd-d07b-42de-94fe-d2b70e1fefdc'] on Amazon.

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