“There’s no one to play with!”
“Can I play on the iPad?”
Does this sound familiar? Having an idea on hand for days when boredom strikes is a great way to keep meltdowns away. One of our favorite boredom busters is a doing a science experiments!
Kitchen science experiments that you can do at home are great for summer vacation, rainy days, or any time you are looking for some fun and learning.
Do one today and then save the list to try them all!
Science Experiments You Can Do At Home
Here are 26 fun kitchen science experiments you can do at home with your kids. You probably already have most of the supplies you need on hand already.
Which do you want to try first?
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- Can You Make An Egg Float?
- Celery Science Experiment
- How To Make A Rubber Egg
- Dancing Raisins
- Magic Milk
- Liquid Layers Density Science Experiment
- Apple Science Experiment
- Rock Candy Experiment
- Skittles Science Experiment
- Walking Water Science Experiment
- Ice And Salt Experiment
- Leak Proof Bag
- Exploding Peep Geysers
- Melting Ice Experiment
- Centripetal Force Experiment
- How To Make Frost” Experiment
- Frozen Jello Experiment
- Elephant Toothpaste
- Dissolve Packing Peanuts
- Grow Lettuce From Ends Of Romaine Hearts
- Dinosaur Egg
- Water Absorption Science Experiment
- Mixing Potions Science Activity
- Water Xlyophone Science Experiment
- Grapes Into Raisins
- Egg Shell Test
If all of these don’t work for you don’t be discouraged. Kitchen science doesn’t have to be totally planned out. Let your kids look through the cupboards and create their own experiments to try! Just encourage them to predict what will happen and test to see if they are correct.
And remember both critical thinking and problem solving skills are developed just as much from failed experiments as successful ones!
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