Performing science projects helps develop a child’s resourcefulness, particularly their skills at goal setting, planning, and problem-solving. It also nurtures intellectual curiosity, helping children develop new ways of asking questions and understanding the world. They are also a fun interactive way to learn new skills and foster their imagination and innovative sides.
- Rainbow Rubber Eggs Experiment
This is a classic experiment that is perfect for this time of year! Working with food coloring allows kids to experiment with different colors and teach them about how different colors interact with each other. Pick your favorite color or make a rainbow, either way this experiment is a blast! Click here to learn more.
2. Make Your Own Bouncy Ball
3. DIY Glitter/Calm Down Jar
4. Easy Edible Rock Candy Tutorial
5. Crazy Cool Walking Water Experiment
Want more ideas? Check out this list from NASA.
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