Try these monster science activities with your kids and bring Halloween fun into the classroom! This is a perfect way to bring Halloween STEM home.
Once fall hits, we start thinking about Halloween, which for us, includes monsters, bugs, and all creepy crawlies.
We decided to kick off our Halloween STEM activities with these monster science lessons that will delight kids in a creepy, fun way.
You’ll have a blast all October long with these fun and creative monster science experiments!
Creepy Monster Science Projects That Will Delight Your Kids
Your kids will love these monster science activities and the other monster-themed STEM activities that go along with them. Science has never been more fun!
Supplies for Monster Science
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You’ll want to have either large plastic trays (I use this kind), a sensory table, or official STEM bins to put your activities in.
For Halloween specifically, you will probably want some Halloween figures like plastic bugs, eyeballs, or Halloween mini toys.
For the activities listed below, you’ll also want to have on hand:
- Elmer’s glue
- Liquid laundry starch
- Play dough
- Baking soda
- Plastic straws
- Soap coloring
- Craft supplies
- Science flasks/beakers
- Plastic jars
- Mason jars
- LEGO bricks
Easy Monster Science Experiments for Kids
If you love monsters and you love science, you’ll want to try all of these monster STEM activities!
These activities are designed with elementary kids in mind, but both younger kids in preschool and older kids in middle school will also get a kick out of many of the activities on the list.
Have fun with science this Halloween! Not every science experiment has to be super complicated or elaborate, sometimes all you need is just to have fun!
Monster Science Experiments
These monster science activities will delight your kids and gross them out at the same time.
Even though this experiment is typically called the Elephant Toothpaste Explosion Experiment, who says monsters don’t have to brush their teeth?
Make a Monster Tea Party and explore the daintier side of monsters!
Create Floam Monsters and explore senses and science at the same time.
Make a Baking Soda Inflatable Monster to teach about chemical reactions.
Make Magnetic Monsters and explore magnetic science!
Create Monsters from Cornstarch to explore the science of non-Newtonian fluids.
Stretchy Monster Slime is a fun way to explore chemical changes with monsters.
If you love these monster science experiments, check out this list of Halloween science experiments in jars!
Monster Technology Activities
Monsters need technology too. Try these monster technology activities and discover just how cool monsters can be!
Build a Monster Kinetic Machine and practice design skills.
Make Your Own Monster Lab and explore science and engineering.
Re-animate a Monster with a Lemon Battery and see what it’s like to be Dr. Frankenstein!
Monster Engineering Activities
These monster engineering projects will make engineering fun for kids of all ages.
Design a Monster Craft Engineering Challenge
Build Vegetable Monsters and create your own monster types!
Design Your Own Monster Marble Game and explore the fun side of engineering!
Monster Math Activities
These monster math activities will have your kids begging to do math this fall.
Feed the Monster Counting Game is a fun way to practice counting with young kids.
The Monster Dice Math Game can teach a lot of fun math skills to kids!
Learn about Even and Odd Numbers with this Monster Math Printable
Math Facts are More Fun with the Monster Math Tray