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.
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18 Winter Science Experiments for Preschoolers
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.
Learn to make frost in a can!
Try your hand at winter slime!
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!
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.
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
Little Bins for Little Hands has a fun wintery twist on baking soda and vinegar experiments with a wintery twist! Toddlers and preschoolers alike would love touching the strange fuzzy bubbles.
Carrots are Orange has 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.
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 from Little Bins for Little Hands. This can be done indoors or out, and teaches preschoolers about how different liquids respond to freezing temperatures.
How amazing is this snow volcano from Science Sparks? Preschoolers and toddlers will love watching snow erupt into colorful goo. If your preschoolers have ever wondered how frost forms,
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.
Try out some of these winter science experiments next time you have a few minutes to explore! You may all learn something new!