Cool Science Experiments for Kids: Easter Theme

I love organizing some of our learning around a holiday theme or season.  We just finished exploring our winter science experiments and now we’re ready for Spring with these fun Easter experiments. Test the strength of a raw egg, grow a carrot from the top, raise baby chicks and experiment with your Easter candy with these cool science experiments for kids.    {This post contains affiliate links.} Science...

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Cool Science Experiments: Growing Crystals

This two-ingredient project has a big WOW factor, and it’s become a favorite in our house. I am  always on the lookout for cool science experiments for kids that I can do right in my kitchen. This growing crystals experiment fits the bill! How to Conduct the Crystal Growing Experiment You could make any shape, really, but we decided on bunny rabbits for Easter. Borax and boiling water are all it takes to grow crystals! And they...

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Cool Science Experiments: With a St. Patrick’s Day Theme

These cool science experiments look like so much fun, it’s hard to choose just a few. They span from kindergarten through middle school,  so there’s something for everyone here.  Choose from one of the main themes of St. Patrick’s Day:  Rainbows, gold, leprechauns or shamrocks.  We’ve got it all covered!  Top o’the morning to you and your junior scientists! The Science of Rainbows Density experiment: Make...

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Easy Science Experiments : Secret Messages

We love easy science experiments and this one falls under the category of Kitchen Science Experiments as well, using ingredients we already had on hand in the kitchen. We painted secret messages and pictures, then revealed them in just a couple of minutes. I’ll explain the science behind the experiment in just a moment.    You will need: 4 teaspoons table salt 1/3 cup of water paint brushes black paper an...

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Cool Science Experiments for Valentine’s Day

Science is awesome! Here’s a round-up of 20 cool science experiments with a Valentine’s Day theme. Heart Shaped Science Experiments How to make borax heart crystals from Little Bins for Little Hands.  Frozen vinegar hearts science experiment from Inspiration Laboratories.   Love Potions from Preschool Powol Packets.  Optical illusion: Heart-sick science experiment from Steve Spangler Science. ...

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Preschool Science Experiments ~ Valentine Explosions

Looking for easy preschool science experiments with things you already have in your kitchen? We love to put together easy science experiments for kids in the kitchen. Here’s one with a Valentine theme. I love activities like this for younger kids when I’m working with one of my older ones during our homeschool day.  You will need: baking soda vinegar food coloring dish soap cookie cutters and a pan or tray....

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