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Easy Winter Science Experiments for Preschoolers

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Looking for winter science experiments for preschoolers? These science projects are perfect for preschool kids! One of my favorite things to do with my kids are STEM activities and science experiments for kids

Aside from writing, science is my second-favorite subject to teach. We didn’t do many science experiments growing up, so I love the chance to do more hands-on science with my kids.

 Here are easy winter science activities for preschool that will be the talk of your classroom.

If you love winter, try these fun winter science experiments for preschool! Preschoolers will love these winter science activities for preschool.

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18 Winter Science Experiments for Preschoolers

If you love working with preschool science, try these preschool science experiments!

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Try these fun winter science activities for preschoolers! If you like these experiments, you’ll also love these winter science experiments in a jar, winter science fair projects, winter science experiments for toddlers, and winter science experiments for elementary.

This winter, don't wait for it to freeze outside to learn about frost! Make your own frost using this simple guide on how to make frost at home!

Learn to make frost in a can!

This simple recipe for winter slime is basic, fun, and so simple that kids can make it themselves! The perfect winter boredom buster!

Try your hand at winter slime!

diy storm jar

Your preschoolers will love learning how to make a snowstorm in a jar. Don’t be surprised if your kids ask to do this project over and over!

Want to know how to make ice in 5 seconds or less? The instant ice science experiment has the secrets! This super fun winter science experiment is a blast for kids. #stemactivities #stemed #winteractivities #scienceexperiments

Preschoolers will love this magical way to create ice from super-cold water. How does it work? Read the full tutorial on how to make instant ice in 5 seconds.

cloud in a cup

If you live in an area where it doesn’t freeze much, your preschoolers may like learning about rain and cold weather during the winter. Here is a fun experiment on what makes rain fall that preschoolers will love.

Try making borax crystal snowflakes with your kiddos. They will have a blast doing this activity!

Even More Winter Science Activities for Preschoolers

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Try this fun wintery twist on baking soda and vinegar experiments with a wintery twist! Toddlers and preschoolers alike would love touching the strange fuzzy bubbles.

Her is an entire preschool unit study based around the scientific study of animals’ winter habits. Even my 8-year-old would love learning about how different animals do different things during the winter! 

If you don’t live in a snowy area (we rarely get snow), your preschoolers will love helping you may this faux-snow dough from Huckleberry Love.

winter science activities for preschool

Here is a fun experiment that preschoolers will love from Mom to 2 Posh Little Divas. What makes ice melt the fastest? 

What preschooler doesn’t like hot cocoa? Fantastic Fun and Learning has a fun twist on baking soda and vinegar using hot chocolate. You’ll probably want to also have some actual cocoa on hand to prevent a riot. :-)

If it’s below freezing where you live, your tots and preschoolers will love blowing frozen bubbles. What Do We Do All Day offers tips for making it work better.  

Preschool Inspirations offers some helpful tips on how to make a winter nature walk science-oriented. Preschoolers will love searching for all kids of things outdoors! 

Here is another fun science experiment. This can be done indoors or out, and teaches preschoolers about how different liquids respond to freezing temperatures.

How amazing is this snow volcano? Preschoolers and toddlers will love watching snow erupt into colorful goo. If your preschoolers have ever wondered how frost forms,

winter science activities for preschoolers

These colorful icicles from Housing a Forest would make an amazing and memorable science experiment for preschoolers about how ice forms! Visit Housing a Forest for instructions. 

These study ideas from Inspiration Laboratories shows preschoolers how to examine pine trees using the scientific method.

Seasonal science is a fun way to learn about winter and ice with preschoolers.

winter science experiments preschool

Try out some of these winter science experiments next time you have a few minutes to explore! You may all learn something new!

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Winter STEM Activities by Grade Level

Try these winter STEM activities for each grade level!

Winter Science Experiments for Toddlers

Winter STEM Activities for Preschool

Winter Science Experiments for Preschool

Winter STEM Activities for Kindergarten

Winter STEM Activities for 1st Grade

Winter STEM Activities for 2nd Grade

Winter STEM Activities for 3rd Grade

Winter STEM Activities for 4th Grade

Winter STEM Activities for 5th Grade

Winter STEM Activities for Middle School

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