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20+ Simple Winter STEM Activities for Preschoolers

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When it’s cold outside, try these fun winter science experiments to learn a little bit more about the season! Science experiment ideas for all ages!

Winter STEM activities for preschoolers are a lot of fun, but have you ever noticed how many require snow?

In Texas, we don’t have access to snow except every two to three years, but we don’t want to miss out on the winter science fun!

I’ve put together this list of winter STEM activities perfect for preschoolers that you can do no matter what state you live in.

Winter science for preschoolers is a lot of fun, but a lot require snow! These preschool winter science experiments don't take snow!

Just because it doesn’t snow where you live doesn’t mean you have to skip science in the winter!

Simple Winter STEM Activities for Preschoolers

Winter Science Activities for Preschoolers

We aren’t lucky enough to get much snow in Texas, so we have to try winter science experiments that aren’t dependent on snow.

These clever winter science projects fit the bill perfectly!

Winter Science Experiments for Preschoolers

winter science experiments for preschool

Personally, preschoolers are some of my favorite age of kids to do science experiments with. I love seeing the wonder and amazement that preschoolers have when doing science experiments.

The experiments on this list have all been tested by real-life preschoolers, so you know that the experiments and preschool science activities won’t be too difficult for your early learners.

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The Complete List of Winter Science Activities for Preschoolers

winter science experiments for preschoolers

Preschoolers will love these winter science experiments for kids!

Check out the preschool list for little ones. Many of these experiments can also be done with older kids!

Winter Science Activities for Preschoolers

This preschool winter science activities are perfect for preschoolers and early learners! Click on each of the links below to get the directions for that activity.

If you think the activities are too difficult or too easy for your preschoolers, you can modify them to suit the needs of your students/children.

winter science for preschool

Make your own Snowstorm in a Jar and find out how blizards work!

Make Winter Slime and explore non-Newtonian fluids.

Make Frost in a Can and learn how frost forms on windows and surfaces when it’s cold out!

Even preschoolers can get in on the magic of science when you Make Hot Ice.

Try your hand at making Frost in a Jar!

Borax Crystal Snowflakes are both pretty and can show preschoolers how crystals form.

Find out how ice can be used as a magnifying glass when you do the Ice Magnifying Glass experiment.

Watch the video below to learn how to make fizzing snowflakes!

Make Ice Grow in this fun preschool science experiment?

Learn How are Snowflakes Formed in this fun science experiment for preschoolers.

Make some Icy Chalk and explore the arty side of ice!

Try the Insulation Science Experiment and learn why insulation is important!

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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 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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