Have fun while learning with these 14 DIY science experiment ideas for kids. Today we are sharing with you one of our favorite science experiment round-ups ever. All of the experiments are made using household items, which means that they are very affordable and easy, but still absolutely mind-blowing. Some of them are even edible, how cool is that?! One thing is sure, you will be certain to find a super fun science experiment to do with your kids here.
14 DIY Science Experiment Ideas For Kids
This video shows 14 DIY science experiment ideas for kids, these are fantastic science experiments for everyone who loves science! These sensory experiments are easy and can be done at home with water and other readily available household items. All are perfect for beginners in experimental science!
Below the video we have a brief round up of each of the different experiments.
1. Milk galaxy
An easy experiment for kids and school using only household items. All you need for a magical galaxy on a plate is whole milk, food coloring, and dish soap. This experiment is so easy and affordable but super fascinating to watch.
2. Banana Messages
Let’s make cute DIY banana messages! All you need is a toothpick and you can make drawings on bananas.
3. DIY Lava Lamp
Such a fun experiment to do at home is the diy lava lamp experiment. You need oil, water, food coloring plus a fizzing tablet and you can enjoy such an epic and mesmerizing bubble show! This is a great experiment for kids, children but also adults.
4. Glass Lollipop
An epic edible experiment plus a diy prank is edible glass aka diy lollipop. Prank your friends by making them believe that you can eat glass! This lollipop looks exactly like glass but tastes amazing.
5. Volcanic Eruption
Amazing volcanic eruptions are definitely a hit with kids. To make these cool sensory experiments you need baking soda, food coloring, and vinegar. So simple yet some impressive!
6. Skittles Color Display
Water experiments are a must! In this diy science experiments video, there is two. First one is skittles water experiment. Watch how the skittles will color the water making a beautiful colored display.
7. Freeze Ice In Seconds
Water is instant ice! With this amazing water experiment water freezes to ice in seconds. Put a bottle of distilled water in the freezer for about 2 hours and 20 minutes. Now you can grow real ice mountains in front of your eyes.
8. Edible Rainbow Spaghetti
One of my favorite edible experiments is rainbow spaghetti. This experiment is easy to make, you only need food coloring in rainbow shades. Yummy!
9. Density Tower
Some liquids don’t mix but they rather float on top of each other due to density. Children will love making this density tower! When your density tower is built, throw in a fizzing tablet and enjoy the show!
10. Glow In The Dark Popsicles
Time for a cool glow in the dark experiment which doubles up as a delicious treat. Tonic water contains quinine, which glows under the UV light. Popsicles are made using tonic water and gummy bears to make them even more delicious!
11. Liquid To Solid Slime
Mix cornstarch with water and enjoy this satisfying magical slime which transforms from solid to liquid. Amazing and so much fun!
12. Rainbow Sand
Did you know that you can make your very own rainbow sand at home using rice, vinegar, and food coloring! This is such an easy and cool experiment for kids and adults. You can use your rainbow sand to play or as a room decor. Put it in a vase and decorate your room with it!
13. Lemon Volcano
Let’s make some lemon volcanoes! This is an epic science experiment to do at home using household items. Children will be impressed for sure. Things you will need are a lemon, baking soda and optionally food coloring plus dish soap. What an affordable and easy science experiment!
14. Chocolate Bowls
Lastly, this video contains a melting experiment that shows that some materials and objects change from solid to liquid or even gas when heated. Chocolate bowls using balloons are made which are perfect for parties since you can decorate them to fit any theme!
More Science Fun
If you are still looking for some more science fun then check out these other great science activities.
- 9 Salt Based Science Experiments And Fun Activities, Salt is inexpensive and totally fun when it is used as part of a science experiment!
- Fun Science Experiments To Try At Home, 15 fun and easy science experiments that kids are sure to love.
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