Impress your kids with these fun science activities! Kids are stuck inside a lot this time of year, make it fun, and teach kids all at the same time with these fun science activities for kids! Your kids will love doing them! Check these out if you are looking for more rainy day activities. Who knows maybe you will find your next science project.

science activities for kids

Science Activities For Kids

Oobleck is amazing. You will be totally taken with this goo. If you quickly smack oobleck with your hand it immediately turns into a solid, instead of splashing or moving. If you slowly move oobleck it reacts like a liquid.

Are your kids still crazy about slime? This is one of the simplest slime recipes out there. You can also check out how science works in one of the other great DIY Slime Recipes.

slime recipe

To make this fun and easy marbleized paper you will need very few ingredients. Kids love how this turns out!

science activities

Crystal Egg Geodes and Elephant Toothpaste  are sure to provide hours of easy fun!  Kids won’t believe want they can make at home.


Homemade lava lamps and density experiments are two of our favorite science activities. Combine the two fun science concepts for a cool experiment the kids will love to do over and over again.

science experiments

The Ivory Soap experiment is one of my favorite science experiments for kids because it’s so quick and easy, and it yields such fascinating results.  There’s almost no prep required, and you don’t need any fancy supplies.  All that’s required is a bar of Ivory and a microwave oven.

Bread in a bag is an easy recipe, that is great for learning, and is sure to provide hours of fun! It’s the perfect thing to do with kids this time of year.

When life gives you snow make snow ice cream! It is super simple and a fun kids activity especially on a snow day from school! This snow cream is made with simple ingredients I am sure you already have in your pantry.

winter ideas for kids

Make an ocean in a bottle with 3 easy ingredients. This simple activity will provide a lot of fun for little ones.

A good Spiral Tie Dye is easy to do, just follow my easy steps below.

Set up a sink or float experiment to teach toddlers and preschoolers about density and buoyancy.

sink or float experiment

Sticky Ice. This simple science experiment with salt that your kids will love!  It studies the freezing temperature of water and how salt affects it.

Fizzing Ice–  Another simple kitchen science activity that your kids are sure to love. The colors and the tactile sensory fun are an added bonus.

We have still not made rain clouds and I can’t believe it. They are so beautiful and easy to make yet they explain so much. Just a little kitchen science to make the winter days a little more fun. Try this outside on the deck or in the kitchen for a break from the cold.

kids science

Giants Bubbles – Have a blast with this super easy giant bubble recipe. This is not only a fun activity but one that could be considered a bit scientific. The bubble solution has to be just right as well as the weather. Play and see!

homemade giant bubbles tutorial

And…just for fun here are 50+ FUNNY Science Jokes!

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  1. Just bookmarked this page.. can’t wait to try the Egg geodes with the kiddos 🙂


  2. Hi! I was checking out the cool things to do with your kids and wanted to let you know the link for the elephant toothpaste sends you to the geodes. Have a great day!

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