Balloon STEM Activities for Kids

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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.

Have fun learning with the simple Balloon STEM Activities. Your kids will learn so much and have a lot of fun while they're at it.

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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.

Balloon STEM Activities

Fun STEM activities that you can do with balloons!
Grow the Grinch's Heart Science Experiment

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.

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Balloons over Broadway: Book and Craft

Balloons over Broadway: Book and Craft

Make your own parade balloon with this fun STEM project.

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Cool Balloon Experiments

Cool Balloon Experiments

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Try one (or all) of these 3 fun experiments.

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Cupid’s Arrow Balloon Physics Challenge – STEM Activity

Cupid’s Arrow Balloon Physics Challenge – STEM Activity

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Get out the balloons for a fun physics challenge that's not just for Valentine's Day!

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Confetti Cannon STEM Challenge – 2 Design Challenges For Young Engineers

Confetti Cannon STEM Challenge – 2 Design Challenges For Young Engineers

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Use balloons to make a fun confetti cannon!

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H is for Hovercraft

H is for Hovercraft

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Use a balloon to power a hovercraft.

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LEGO Balloon Car DIY Lego Building Kit

LEGO Balloon Car DIY Lego Building Kit

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Use balloons to power a LEGO car with this fun idea.

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Balloon Air Pressure Experiments for Kids

Balloon Air Pressure Experiments for Kids

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Learn about air pressure with this simple balloon experiment.

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Magic Light Bulb Balloon Science Experiment

Magic Light Bulb Balloon Science Experiment

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Try the magic light bulb experiment.

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Balloon Rocket STEM Activity

Balloon Rocket STEM Activity

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Make a simple balloon rocket.

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Make a balloon powered sponge boat

Make a balloon powered sponge boat

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Use a balloon to power a simple sponge boat.

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How To Make a Solar System Model

How To Make a Solar System Model

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Use balloons to make a model of the solar system.

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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!

Have fun learning with the simple Balloon STEM Activities. Your kids will learn so much and have a lot of fun while they're at it.

You may also like one of these fun STEM activities:

Color STEM Activities

Hockey Science Experiment

Phases of the Moon Mobile

Melting Crayons Science Activity

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!

Try the Kitchen Science Box
The Green Energy Box
Or try a monthly subscription.

Do more activities with your kids!

Join our fun Facebook community, Creative Family Fun for Busy Families, for daily activities that are great for kids and families. We’ll chat, share, and have fun. It’s a safe and private place to share ideas for family and kids activities.

I’d love for you to join me! Just click the link below, request to join, and answer the questions (they’re easy, I promise). Come join the fun! Join the Creative Family Fun for Busy Families community here.

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Terri is a writer and mom of two elementary-aged girls. She has a passion for learning and is always looking for ways to make learning fun. You can find her here writing about fun learning activities, art, craft, and family fun ideas.

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