Check out these 20 Hands-On Science Activities Kids Will Love, from every aspect of science!
As the name of my blog implies I believe that Hands-On Homeschool Adventures are a great way to teach your kids. Letting them be a part of the process as much as possible really helps it sink in. Whether you are learning about the absorbancy of toilet paper or trying to make a giant educational mess with an exploding watermelon, looking for a fun science fair project or just a quick at home science activity I got ya covered here with these 20 Hands-On Science Activities Kids Will Love!
20 Hands-On Science Activities Kids Will Love
- What is more fun than exploding fruit? This Exploding Watermelon Experiment from Pink Stripey Socks is the perfect activity for Spring and Summer that the kids will love, it is a super fun way to teach your kids about
- Living in Florida the ocean literally surrounds us (well okay on 3 sides), part of my goal with my kids is to teach them about the flora and fauna right in our own backyards so this Ocean Life Experiment from Natural Beach Living is perfect for us!
- Messy Little Monster demonstrates a Color Changing Flowers Experiment that gives kids a real hands-on investigation into capillary action, cohesion, and transpiration…and you just thought it was cool!
- I love when hands-on and practical life comes together like with this Toilet Paper Comparison Experiment where kids can test out absorbancy, strength, solubility, and softness.
- Share it! Science News gives a great demonstration on Messy Little Monster demonstrates a Color Changing Flowers Experiment, whoa what an impact this will really have on getting the idea in your child’s head!
- Give them a hands-on activity like this Air Pressure Balloon Science Experiment from Fun With Mama .
- Check out what happens when you apply force to something like in this simpleMessy Little Monster demonstrates a Color Changing Flowers Experiment from my friend at Simple At Home.
- Build Your Own Wormery to learn about composting, life cycles, and habitats thanks to this post from Preschool Powol Packets.
- Explore Friction With Art and you not only learn something useful but you have a beautiful piece of artwork to hang as well! Thanks, Simple at Home!
- This Butterfly Unit Study from Simple in The Country includes everything from books to raising caterpillars into butterflies, what a great way to get a grasp on their life cycle firsthand!
- Most kids think gross science is cool, this Monsters and Mold Apple Science Experiment from Share it! Science News proves it is.
- Little Bins For Little Hands shows that science can be fun, educational and also pretty with this Grow Crystals With Borax science activity!
- Sorting and Classifying Rocks from Rhythms of Play is a great way to dive into geology with some hands-on application,
- Watching seeds grow is amazing at home experiment that costs little money but has a huge impact on kids understanding, check out this Seed Jar Science Experiment from Little Bins for Little Hands
- llama llama fan? I mean who isn’t? This llama llama home with mama mini unit study from Simple in The Country gives kids a great peek into germs and how they are spread.
- Find out 5 Ways to Make Rainbows in colorful hands-on science activities with Life With Moore Babies.
- Popsicle Stick Catapults are just plain fun as Little Bins for Little Hands demonstrates but they also teach kids about physics, science for the win!
- A Dab of Glue Will Do demonstrates Walking Water, a perfect illustration for capillary action.
- Figure out the Secret of The Leak-Proof Bag with Preschool Powol Packets.
- Last but not least head over to Teaching without chairs for a Saturn Science Experiment that will get your hands-on space loving kiddo excited!
What is your favorite hands-on science activity? Which of the above are you going to try first?