Looking for a way to get your kids excited about science?
Just add rainbows!
Rainbows + hands on science = total awesomeness
These colorful, rainbow inspired science experiments will keep your kids entertained and learning while giving you a chance to answer your emails.
Walking Water Science Experiment
This water experiment is one of those classic science experiments that never get old. The set up is simple, you probably already have all the supplies in your kitchen, but the results are very cool! Save the colored paper towels after you are done for a future art project.
FULL INSTRUCTIONS HERE: Walking Water Science Experiment for Kids
Milk Rainbow Science Experiment
Your kids may think this experiment is magic but it’s really just science! Adding a little soap to a dish of milk with food coloring helps the colors travel up the washcloth creating a beautiful rainbow in its path.
FULL INSTRUCTIONS HERE: Crazy Cool Milk Rainbow Science Experiment
Magic Milk Science Experiment
Kids use a secret ingredient to make colors explode on a plate of milk. It’s one of those science and art activities that you can do again and again!
FULL INSTRUCTIONS HERE: Magic Milk Science Experiment
Sun Melted Crayon Art
Cover and old box with tin foil and let kids make a design with old broken crayons on the foil. Then set it out in the sun and make some melted crayon art!
FULL INSTRUCTIONS HERE: Sun Melted Crayon Art
Liquid Layers Density Science Experiment
Make learning about density colorful and fun! Use colored liquids of different densities to create a colorful rainbow in a jar that demonstrates how different liquids can be more and less dense.
FULL INSTRUCTIONS HERE: Liquid Layers Density Science Experiment
Climbing Rainbow Science Experiment
With just a few common household items, you can watch colors blend to create your own beautiful climbing rainbow. Setup is quick and the results are different every time!
FULL INSTRUCTIONS: Climbing Rainbow Science Experiment
Skittles Candy Science Experiment
This Skittles candy science experiment is a favorite because you only need two supplies and the results are impressive.
FULL INSTRUCTIONS: Skittles Candy Science Experiment
Mad Scientist Science and Art Activity
This science and art activity is one kids love to do! You use colorful vinegar and baking soda to create bubbling masterpieces.
HOW TO: Preschool Science and Art Activity
Salt Crystal Painting STEAM Activity
Glue, salt and colored water are all you need to set up this STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) activity! Experiment with different designs and colors to see how your salt crystal paintings change.
FULL INSTRUCTIONS HERE: Salt Crystal Painting STEAM Activity
Pom Pom Drop STEM Challenge
Encourage problem solving skills in kids with 3 simple items from your house! Kids can design and re-design the the drop to extend the fun and learning.
FULL INSTRUCTIONS HERE: Pom Pom Drop STEM Challenge
Don’t let the scientific fun stop here!
We have TONS of science experiments your kids will love on our Super Cool Science Experiments for Kids page!
You can check out even more science experiments like STEM for Kids: Build a Paddle Boat or even Lemon Battery STEM Project!
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