Halloween Science Experiments
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Get ready for some fun, hands-on Halloween science experiments! These are perfect for elementary aged kids. Some are spooky, some are gross and some are just plain fun. There’s something for everyone here. And each one explains the science behind the activity. Get ready to learn in a spooky way!
Ok, here we go. Halloween Science!
Experiments With Pumpkins
- Sink or float pumpkins from The Preschool Tool Box.
- Erupting pumpkins from Growing a Jeweled Rose.
- Volcano pumpkins from Little Bins for Little Hands.
- Exploding pumpkins from Steve Spangler Science.
- Build a backyard catapult for mini-pumpkins, a mini-catapult for candy corn pumpkins, attend a Punkin Chunkin’ event (google Punkin Chunkin and your town or state) or watch a video of a Punkin Chunkin (catapult or trebuchet used for flinging pumpkins).
- Rotting pumpkin experiment from Kids Activities Blog.
- Dissolving candy pumpkins from Lemon Lime Adventures.
Ghosts, Bats and Other Spooky Things
- Static Electricity Ghosts and Bats from Inspiration Laboratories
- Flying Ghost Rockets from Growing a Jeweled Rose.
- Frankenworms. They move! From Kitchen Pantry Scientist.
- Spider venom experiment from The Adventures of a K/1 Teacher.
- Exploding ghost peeps experiment from Housing a Forest.
- Alien monster eggs from Kitchen Pantry Scientist.
- 3 spooky dry ice experiments from My Kids Adventures.
- Fake blood recipe from Steve Spangler Science.
- Creepy density and floating spiders from Science Sparks.
- Spooky eruptions lab from Blog Me Mom.
- What’s inside a drop of blood? from Creekside Learning.
- Make candy potions with all that Halloween candy from Housing a Forest.
- Air pressure experiment with a bag of blood from Kitchen Pantry Scientist.
- Messy brain surgery and learning about the brain from Left Brain, Craft Brain.
- Vampire Blood (well, fluorescent chlorophyl actually) from Inspiration Laboratories.
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