Simple Science Experiments for Spring

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Spring is about to…well, spring. We couldn’t be more excited! Here are more than twenty great simple science experiments with the theme of Spring.  

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Experiments With Plants and Gardening

Learning about plant root systems from Imagination Tree.
The celery experiment that shows how water travels in plant stems from Coffee Cups and Crayons.
Starting seeds indoors
from us, Creekside Learning.
Propagating plants for young learners from Trilingual Children via The Educator’s Spin On It.
How water travels through leaves from Buggy and Buddy.
Easy vegetable container gardening with kids from us, Creekside Learning.
Re-growing vegetables from scraps from What Do We Do All Day?
Observing plant growth with bulbs from Buggy and Buddy.  
Plant Science:  Bean Race from What Do We Do All Day?
Make a gorgeous mini terrarium from Modern Parents Messy Kids.

Nature Study: Animals and Weather

The science of wiggly worms from Lemon Lime Adventures.
Setting up a caterpillar observation laboratory from us, Creekside Learning.
How to raise butterflies to lay eggs in captivity from us, Creekside Learning. 
Favorite Things: Life Cycle of a Monarch Butterfly {affiliate link}  from Safari Ltd.
Engineer Design Challenge: Can you design and build a bird feeder that meets the survival needs of local birds with recycled materials? {affiliate link} from Groovy Lab in a Box.

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Groovy Lab in a Box: Engineer a bird feeder that meets the survival needs of local birds.
Photo credit: Groovy Lab in a Box.

How to make a rain cloud in a jar from Coffee Cups and Crayons.
Clouds, air currents, rain and more experiments from Inspiration Laboratories. 
How to make a rain gauge from Science Sparks. 
Frog life cycle books and frog life cycle sensory bin from Coffee Cups and Crayons. 
Make a worm tower and observe worms dig tunnels from Teach Beside Me. 
How to set up an ant habitat and observe them dig tunnels from us, Creekside Learning. 
Farm Animal Science: All About Pigs from Homeschool Giveaways and Freebies. 
Farm Animal Science: How to Incubate Chicken Eggs from How Wee Learn. 
Safari Favorite Things: Life Cycle of a Frog {affiliate link} from Safari Ltd.

Easter Science Experiments

Cool Science Experiments with an Easter theme: How strong is an egg? Can you grow a carrot from a carrot top? Want to perform experiments on some peeps and jelly beans? Click on the photo below to go to our great big list of Easter themed science experiments.

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Earth Day

Recycling table activities from Stir The Wonder.
Earth Day Recycling Sort Activity from Carrots Are Orange. 
What you can learn from a trip to the landfill from us, Creekside Learning.
Oil spill experiment from Almost Unschoolers.
Water pollution experiment from
Why we recycle tires: An experiment from Little Kinder Warriors.

Bird's Nest in a Kiddie Pool for Story Time


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