There’s nothing that will ignite your kid’s interest in science like an amazing experiment that they won’t be able to stop talking about. While they may think they seem like magic at first, they will then start to wonder “Why did that happen?” to ignite a curiosity for learning. Check out these amazing science experiments your kids will love.
1. Anti-Gravity Galaxy in a Bottle
This would make a great summer activity or a fun classroom one to go along with a space unit when learning about the universe and gravity. (via One Little Project)
2. Static Electricity Butterfly Experiment
This static electricity science experiment is a fascinating way to stimulate the minds of preschoolers to elementary aged kids. (via I Heart Crafty Things)
3. Water Cycle Science Experiment
If your kids have been asking where does water come from and you aren’t quite sure how to answer, this science experiment is perfect and super easy to do! (via RPScience)
4. Growing Gummy Bears
This beyond simple science experiment is still one that your kids will find so interesting and will teach them about osmosis. Honestly, it will be harder to teach them to say the word that it will be to learn the concept with this fun activity. This is one of my favorite blogs too for fun learning activities for kids, so make sure you check it out. (via Playdough to Plato)
5. Shaving Cream Rain Clouds
This would make the perfect rainy day activity to learn a little bit about whether with items you probably already have around the house. (via One Little Project)
6. Why do Pine Cones Open and Close?
I have to admit if my kid asked me why pine cones open and close I’m not sure I would know what to say. Would you? But with this simple science experiment, they (and you) will learn in a way that you will actually remember. (via Parenting Chaos)
7. Easy Skittles Science Experiment
Get ready for your kids (and you for that matter) to be in total awe of this colorful spectacle! (via Fun with Mama)
8. Disappearing Egg Activity
I have to admit that the moment I saw this, my first reaction was “Wow! How did they do that?” So you are guaranteed to amaze your kids with this science experiment that is practically magic. (via Premeditated Leftovers)
9. Ocean Currents Science Experiment
If your kids love learning about marine life, they will adore this next science experiment that teaches them about the ocean’s currents. (via Life Over C’s)
10. Ghost Rockets
This activity is guaranteed to be a hit with your little ones who will ask to do it each and every Halloween. (via Growing a Jeweled Rose)
11. The Balloon That Inflates Itself
Learning about chemical reactions may sound boring to your kids, but a self inflating balloon sure won’t! Little do they know they will be learning about them at the same time. Sometimes the best kind of learning is when kids don’t even know they are doing it. (via Deceptively Educational)
12. Tornado in a Jar
Teach your kids about tornados with this easy afternoon science activity. (via One Little Project)
13. Why Don’t Sharks Sink?
And for the final idea on our list of science experiments, try out this activity during shark week that will make learning fun. (via Little Bins for Little Hands)
Which of these science experiments are you going to try with your kids?