STEM activities don’t have to be complicated. In fact, all of these fun ideas use simple supplies and have one thing in common – balloons!
So, swing by the party supplies and pick of up a pack of balloons so you can get started on these fun balloon STEM activities.
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Fun Balloon STEM Activities
The ideas below are great for learning after school and on the weekend. And, any of them would make a fun family activity.
Are you ready to have some fun?
Check out all these awesome activities, choose your favorite, gather some supplies, and get started learning.
Grow the Grinch's Heart Science Experiment
Use a chemical reaction to blow up your balloon! Hint: You can do this any time of the year, just change the design on your balloon.
Balloons over Broadway: Book and Craft
Make your own parade balloon with this fun STEM project.
Cool Balloon Experiments
Try one (or all) of these 3 fun experiments.
Cupid’s Arrow Balloon Physics Challenge – STEM Activity
Get out the balloons for a fun physics challenge that's not just for Valentine's Day!
Confetti Cannon STEM Challenge – 2 Design Challenges For Young Engineers
Use balloons to make a fun confetti cannon!
H is for Hovercraft
Use a balloon to power a hovercraft.
LEGO Balloon Car DIY Lego Building Kit
Use balloons to power a LEGO car with this fun idea.
Balloon Air Pressure Experiments for Kids
Learn about air pressure with this simple balloon experiment.
Magic Light Bulb Balloon Science Experiment
Try the magic light bulb experiment.
Balloon Rocket STEM Activity
Make a simple balloon rocket.
Make a balloon powered sponge boat
Use a balloon to power a simple sponge boat.
How To Make a Solar System Model
Use balloons to make a model of the solar system.
Which one of these fun ideas are you going to try first?
If you’ve got a whole pack of balloons, I bet you’d have enough for all the projects!
You may also like one of these fun STEM activities:
My must-have STEM Resource
I don’t know about you, but I don’t always have time to prep a fun science project. That’s why I love Green Kid Crafts Discovery boxes. The boxes are packed full of projects that are fun and inviting. You can choose to get a subscription or a one-off box based off of a specific theme. Any one you choose would be a lot of fun!
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