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INCREDIBLY FUN EASY SCIENCE EXPERIMENTS FOR KIDS

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Science experiments for kids are fun. I can’t get over how much fun I have every time I try a new science experiment.  But science doesn’t have to be hard. These easy science experiments for kids are tons of fun, and include so much science learning!

The way that the world works is completely fascinating. After trying a few of these experiments with your kids or class, you’ll find that the kids naturally want to learn more and more.

Soon, you’ll be learning from the kids as they share their latest scientific findings with you.

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THE EASIEST SCIENCE EXPERIMENTS FOR KIDS EVER

Try these super easy science experiments at home or in the classroom today!

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WHY DO SCIENCE EXPERIMENTS WITH KIDS?

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If you’re not a science teacher, you may wonder what the point of doing science experiments with kids is. Isn’t that why they have science class?

Aside from these easy science experiments being fun for the classroom, I also like to do them at home for a few different reasons.

First, science experiments are really fun. If you haven’t made a chemical reaction since you were in high school, you may be surprised at just how much fun it can be. You may find you have just as much fun as your kids when doing these experiments.

Second, kids learn best when they can do things hands-on. Science can be a difficult concept for kids to grasp, but for kids who are introduced to the study in a hands-on way, they are more open to learning the “boring” side of science, which improves their grades and mental well-being in science class.

You may just find that you’re raising the next big scientist of your child’s generation.

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THE SCIENTIFIC METHOD FOR KIDS

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Every science experiment contains four elements. When doing a science experiment, no matter how easy, try to include all of these elements to distinguish it from a science demonstration and turn it into a real science experiment.

  • A Question
  • A Hypothesis
  • An Experiment
  • A Recording and Analysis
  • A Re-test

When you include all these elements, you have a real experiment!

Science demonstrations can be fun too, but the more variables and tests you have, the better of an experiment you have! Science is just more fun when you try new and different things.

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BASIC SCIENCE SUPPLIES FOR KIDS

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SCIENCE EXPERIMENT TIPS

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When you pick your science experiment, start with something easy if it’s your first time. One of the easiest science experiments ever is the tornado in a jar.

Make sure you have all supplies on hand, and take a few minutes to go over the science lesson before starting the project.

I find it’s best to explain the science before you get started as kids might stop paying attention once the experiment begins.

THE COMPLETE LIST OF EASY SCIENCE EXPERIMENTS FOR KIDS

Whether you are doing these easy science experiments as science demonstrations or science experiments, your kids will have a blast either way! These science projects are easy either in that they don’t take much time, or that they are simple enough to do at home.

Even if you are new to science experiments, you’ll be able to complete these science activities with ease!

Pick your favorite activity from the list of science experiments below and get started!

Easy Science Experiments for Kids to Try at Home!

Rainbow Naked Egg Science Experiment

In this water science for kids activity, we investigated how saltwater fish survive in the ocean and made our own water distiller and desalinized saltwater.

Saltwater Desalination Experiment

Have you ever wondered how fish swim in the water? This diving fish science experiment shows children just how fish are able to move through the water.

Diving Fish Science Experiment

With the rainbow density jar, learn about the density of various liquids in a fun, colorful way! Science has never been so happy!

Rainbow Density Jar

This raining rainbow cloud in a jar not only makes it rain, but it makes a hurricane! A simple STEM project for little ones (and older kids love it too!)

Raining Rainbow Science Experiment

Learn about water density, energy, how molecules work, and more in this super fun and easy hot and cold water density science experiment! Kids will be delighted with how fun it is, and the bright colors will many any kid interested in science! It's the perfect STEM activity for the classroom or home. #science #stem #stemed #scienceclass #scienceexperiment #elementary #kidsactivities #learningactivities #teachingideas

Hot and Cold Water Density Science Experiment

Learn about chemical reactions in this highly visual STEM activity for kids using vinegar and baking soda to create patriotic paint bombs. Summer science!

Paint Bombs Science Project

Want the best borax slime recipe? Look no further than this easy slime recipe that doubles as a chemistry experiment! Kids will love this classic slime!

Slime Chemistry Science Experiment

Need a quick science experiment? Cornstarch quicksand is easy to make and teaches an interesting science lesson in non-Newtonian fluids at the same time. Science experiments with cornstarch are tons of fun, and this conrstarch science project is suitable for kids of all ages! #science #stem #stemed #scienceexperiments #kidsactivities #handsonlearning

Oobleck Science Project

Kids bored this summer? Why not keep them occupied with easy and fun STEM activities for kids like this science experiment for making butter?

Making Butter Science Experiment

Preschoolers will love this amazing science demonstration on surface tension! This magic milk rainbow science experiment is perfect for little scientists.

Rainbow Surface Tension

How Rain Falls Science Project

Make STEM learning more fun when you make it spring themed! These spring STEM activities for kids provide the perfect spring environment for STEM lesson plans and STEM learning challenges. Spring stem challenges are a fun way to bring STEM education into the classroom or home!

Color Changing Flowers

Take slime to the next level! Make volcano slime that really erupts using these easy directions for making dinosaur volcano slime! This volcano slime recipe uses fluffy slime and is perfect for setting up volcano science experiments at a science fair! Make slime educational! #slimerecipes #slime #slimer #scienceexperiments

Slime Volcano

These 31 days of STEM activities for kids will keep them learning and having fun. The volcano science experiment is a favorite!

Baking Soda and Vinegar Volcano

How does static electricity work? Show kids how static electricity works in this easy static electricity science experiment!

Static Electricity Science Experiment

Learn about science with a tornado in a jar! This tornado in a jar lesson plan is so easy and an excellent way to learn about centripetal force and makes an excellent tornado science project. Use our tornado in a jar worksheet to complete the glitter tornado science activity! #stemactivities #scienceexperimentsforkids #science #stem

Make a Tornado

Want an easy and educational activity? Turning a penny green is a fun science experiment that kids of all ages enjoy! Turning pennies green is a classic science activity where kids learn how to oxidize a penny quickly. #scienceexperiment #stemactivities #stem #science

Turn Pennies Green

Looking for easy science experiments for kids? These Epsom salt crystals are so easy to make and kids love inspecting the salt crystals.

Epsom Salt Crystal Project

Learn all about surface tension with this easy milk surface tension science experiment. Kids will love this hands on science activity perfect for summer science! #scienceclass #handsonlearning #handsonscience #teachscience #kidsactivities

Milk and Soap Surface Tension Science Project

Fizzing Pokeballs

If you want easy science experiments, look no further than these Ivory soap science experiments. This classic science experiment is perfect summer science.

Ivory Soap Science Project

Liquid Density Science Project

Learning about trees? This tree unit study is designed to help elementary students learn everything they need to know about trees and photosynthesis!

How Do Trees Breathe?

Kids will love making their very own walking rainbow from just three colors. This amazing walking rainbow experiment is the most fun walking water experiment ever! You'll have a blast with the rainbow walking water. #scienceexperiment #science #stemactivities #science

Walking Water Rainbow

If you want to try STEM activities for toddlers and preschoolers, start with easy, fun things! These fizzing rainbows fit the bill perfectly and are easy!

Fizzing Rainbows

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