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Hands-On Winter Science Experiments for Elementary Kids

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These winter science experiments for elementary are all designed with an elementary learning level in mind.

Teachers and parents alike want to add more STEM activities to their kids’ lives. STEM activities and science experiments for kids are one of the best ways to expand a child’s thinking and approach education in a comprehensive way.

Winter science experiments for elementary kids are the perfect science experiments for kids to try during the winter months! Whether doing classroom science experiments or home science experiments, these ice experiments for elementary school will make learning science fun! #scienceexperiments #stemactivities #stemed #winteractivities #scienceclass

Elementary science experiments are the perfect winter science experiments to do during the winter months!

Kids will have a blast with these fun hands-on experiments with ice, snow, and other winter elements!

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18 WINTER SCIENCE EXPERIMENTS FOR ELEMENTARY KIDS

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Try these super-cool science experiments at home or school when the temperature drops!

Winter science experiments for elementary kids are the perfect science experiments for kids to try during the winter months! Whether doing classroom science experiments or home science experiments, these ice experiments for elementary school will make learning science fun! #scienceexperiments #stemactivities #stemed #winteractivities #scienceclass

How To Make Hot Ice

Ever wondered how to make a batch of hot ice? Here’s the fun recipe! Caution: Requires adult supervision and protective eyewear and gloves.

How to Make Frost in a Can

You don’t need to go outside to try this classic winter science experiment! Make your own frost in a can!

Winter Slime Recipe

Kids will love making this winter-themed slime recipe.

How to Make a Magnifying Glass from Ice

Transform an ordinary piece of ice into a magnifying glass with science!

Making Frost in a Jar

Create frost in a jar and learn about how frost forms and freezes!

Ice Cream In A Bag

Here’s a tasty way for kids to learn about exothermic reaction while making ice cream. Recipes for various flavors included.

Snow Storm in a Jar Science Fair Project

Make your own blizzard in a jar and add variations to make a winter science fair project!

How To Create Frozen Bubbles

With a little practice and the right temperature, kids can learn how to create frozen bubbles. Make sure to have your camera handy to take a snap of the beautiful bubbles.

Winter Density Jar

Kids learn the science behind liquids, weights, and density.

Using various weighted and sized items, dropping them into the liquid gives you the opportunity to talk to your kids about what makes some liquids denser than others, and what makes some objects denser than others.

How Arctic Animals Stay Warm Experiment

Using common household ingredients, kids can learn, hands-on, how arctic animals manage to stay warm in frigid temperatures.

Winter Magic Milk Science Project

For a fun winter-themed science experiment, try this magic milk experiment and learn about the chemical reaction between the milk and soap as it makes a cool winter design.

Winter science experiments for elementary kids are the perfect science experiments for kids to try during the winter months! Whether doing classroom science experiments or home science experiments, these ice experiments for elementary school will make learning science fun! #scienceexperiments #stemactivities #stemed #winteractivities #scienceclass

Glow In The Dark Ice Chalk

A fun activity using glow in the dark ice chalk to build with, create with, and draw with. Watch as the ice melts and creates even more artwork “by nature.”

Snowflake Sensory Bottle

A very pretty experiment that can be used to teach polar liquid properties. Great art project, too, as kids learn how they can create differently themed sensory bottles.

How To Make A Snowflake Oobleck

Kids will learn that oobleck is called a non-Newtonian fluid – it’s neither a liquid or a solid. Make an oobleck snowflake with this fun experiment and tutorial.

Erupting Snowballs

Fun and fizzy activity to learn about chemical reactions. Repeatable experiment that kids love to repeat.

How To Make A Borax Crystal Snowman

Watch crystals transform into an adorable snowman. Build him, dress him and then display him.

Explore How Mittens Keep You Warm

Is it the mittens themselves that keep you warm or something else that happens once you put the mittens on?

Explore the science behind human body temperature.

Instant Freeze Water

Learn the science behind instantly freezing water when you sharply knock a bottle of supercooled liquid water on the table.

Ice Hockey Experiment

Kids learn to make predictions and form a hypothesis from this fun experiment involving table ice hockey.

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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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