Science doesn’t have to be boring. Make learning fun with these 11 science experiments you can do at home with the kids. Some of these experiments are so interesting that even adults enjoy getting involved.
Rainbow jar kids’ science experiment from Play Dough to Plato Pouring different types of liquids into a jar teaches kids that certain liquids are heavier than others. The finished product looks pretty too! Magic milk science experiment from Laughing Kids Learn This magic milk is a great introduction to chemical reactions. Start with a layer of milk on a plate and add some drops of food colouring. Then add a drop of dishwashing liquid and watch the colours spread and mix. Make sugar crystals from Learning 4 Kids Chances are you did this experiment as a kid. A little patience is needed with this experiment, but kids love watching the sugar crystals grow up the stick each day. Magnetic force science experiment from Laughing Kids Learn Kids will have so much fun watching these colourful cut up pipe cleaners stick to the magnet through the plastic container. You could also fill the container with other small metal items, and try using different magnets. Lemon volcano from Babble Dabble Do Kids can make their very own volcano using a lemon and some baking soda. As the baking soda touches the lemon it causes a fizzy reaction, you can even add a few drops of food colouring for a colourful volcano.
Would you give any of these a go?