DIY Science Experiments For Kids
Science is always a fun and exciting topic, especially for kids. Introducing science at an early age can foster a lifelong love of science and the process of exploration and scientific thinking. Science teaches young learners how to wonder and ask problem solve about the world around them and can be very fun if introduced properly.
SOME OTHER BENEFITS TO INTRODUCING SCIENCE EARLY ARE:
– Communication skills naturally improve
– Patience and endurance is highly tested and mastered during these experiments
– Early researching skills are developed
– Overall academic success is instantly improved
SIMPLE INGREDIENTS YOU MAY ALREADY HAVE:
– Baking soda
– Food coloring
– Measuring cup
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These simple DIY science experiments require simple ingredients and objects that you already have in your home.
Galaxy Blue Baking Soda And Vinegar Reaction – Any Reason Life
You can also watch these fun and exciting videos from Mama Cheaps on simple science experiments like Turning A Penny Green and making a Glitter Tornado.
Explore some fun ways to make magic out of milk with this Cool Magic Milk Experiment – Living Life And Learning
You can also try this helpful milk experiment from Sweet Silly Sara.
Watch your kids’ faces light up as they learn to make their own water compass from The Gingerbread House.
Amazing Fingerprints Science Experiment – The Natural Homeschool
Learn how things sink, or float with this hands on interactive physics activity from KCE Adventures.
Kids will love these glowing night lights from Crafting Reality With Sara. The best part, no electricity is required!
Learn how to build 3D atom models with this fun and edible science experiment for The Natural Homeschool.
Watch how these flowers change colors with this fun and exciting color changing flowers science experiment from Easy Little Monster.
Learn how to dissolve marshmallows from Mama Teaches with this easy to set up STEM experiment.
This hands-on experiment is fun and also smells really good! Try this lemon volcano chemistry experiment idea from STEAM Powered Family.
Learn about weathering versus erosion with helpful lessons and worksheets from The Natural Homeschool.
Speaking of outdoors, get the kids in nature and come back to test out these rock science experiments from Edventures With Kids.
Create your very own hands-on sand science lab with this activity from Kitchen Table Science.
Make the best of both worlds with rocks and candy and learn how to create your own rocky candy with this simple recipe from Happiness Is Homemade.
Kids can see the magic and wonder behind the rock candy and watch it transform with this activity from Glue Sticks Blog.
Explore the magic of rainbows with this rainbow walking water science experiment from Easy Little Monster.
More on rain clouds in a jar with shaving cream here from Easy Activities For Kids
For even more, colorful fun, kids can create a foaming rainbow with this easy and exciting experiment from Two Kids And A Coupon.
Learn which solution melts ice faster with this activity from The Chaos And The Clutter.
Teach kids about tooth decay with this fun science experiment from The Tip Toe Fairy.
Check out this mentos and diet soda experiment with this free lesson plan and printables from Mama Teaches.
Learn what happens when you walk on eggs with this walking on eggs experiment from Simply Creative Learning.
Here’s another STEAM activity idea with eggs. These egg geodes crystal growing science experiments from STEAM Powered Family will definitely blow your mind.
This skittles unicorn experiment from Conseramom is a great idea for the leftover candy.
Try another way to test out skittles with this STEM activity from The Inspiration Edit.
If your kids just LOVE fizzy surprises like the ones mentioned above, then they’ll love these easter egg surprise bath bombs from The House That Never Slumbers.
Kids will love how to create a pulley system with this funicular trains idea from Team Cartwright.
Try the dirt penny experiment for the young scientist challenge from Learning As A Family.
Learn how to clean pennies another way with this simple experiment from Team Cartwright.
Learn more about the rain cycle with this fun and engaging rainy day experiment from Simple Living Creative Learning.
Interested in learning about the human heart and how it pumps? Kids will love this interactive demo from Team Cartwright on the easy heart pump model.
What kid doesn’t love volcanoes and dinosaurs? This science meets play activity from Best Toys 4 Toddlers is perfect for afternoon play.
Learn how strong a piece of paper truly is with this fun idea from Science Sparks.
Learn how folded mountains form with this super simple activity from The Chaos And The Clutter.
These simple and easy to set up DIY science experiments for kids are perfect boredom buster ideas after school, on the weekends and can even be introduced as an activity as a birthday party activity if your kids just loves science that much.
Get the neighbors involved and other relatives and have a science themed party. Introducing the love of science has so many benefits to us all, so start as early as possible.
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