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. Add these winter science experiments to your list of STEM activities in the elementary classroom this year!
Hands-On Winter Science Experiments for Elementary
These winter science experiments for elementary are the perfect way to teach winter science for kids during the winter months!
Kids will have a blast with these fun hands-on experiments with ice, snow, and other winter elements!
20+ Winter Science Experiments for Elementary
Try these super-cool winter science experiments for elementary at home or school when the temperature drops! Winter science for kids is always more fun when it’s hands on!
Don’t miss using the January STEAM pack and the February STEAM pack to make your winter STEM lesson planning a cinch!
Snow Volcano Experiment
Learn how to make a volcano with baking soda and vinegar right in the snow! The snow changes how the experiment reacts and is a fun and colorful twist on a classic.
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!
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!
Borax Crystal Snowflakes
Follow along with this tutorial and learn how to make borax crystal snowflakes!
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
Learn the science behind instantly freezing water when you sharply knock a bottle of supercooled liquid water on the table.
Kids learn to make predictions and form a hypothesis from this fun experiment involving table ice hockey.
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