You can learn and have fun this holiday season with these fun Christmas science experiments for kids.
These ideas are fun for kids of all ages and will teach them some fun science concepts. Explore physics, chemistry, and more.
You can grow crystals to make pretty ornaments for your tree. Or try a little chemistry while you enjoy a warm cup of cocoa.
Check out the fun ideas below, grab some supplies, and have fun learning!
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Christmas Science Activities
Learn and have fun with these Christmas science experiments for kids.
Grow the Grinch's Heart Science Experiment
Can you make the Grinch's heart grow? You can with this fun twist on a classic science experiment.
Hot Chocolate Science Experiment
Experiment with temperature when you try this fun science experiment based on a favorite Christmas drink.
Dissolving Candy Canes Science
Experiment with dissolving candy canes in different liquids with this fun science project.
Christmas Magic Milk Science Experiment
Try a Christmas version of the classic magic milk experiment.
Reindeer and Snowman Lava Lamps
Make fun Christmas lava lamps with this fun science project.
The Amazing Scents of Christmas: A Sensory Activity for Kids
Explore your sense of smell with this fun sensory activity.
Gingerbread Man Salt Crystals Science Activity
Grow salt crystals and make a fun gingerbread man Christmas ornament at the same time.
Crystallized Icicle Ornaments with Borax
Experiment with Borax crystals to make these fun icicle ornaments.
Magnetic Ornaments Christmas Science Activity
Explore magnets with this fun Christmas science activity.
Rudolph Races Christmas Games
Explore physics with some fun Rudolph races.
Science Experiment: Bend Your Candy Cane!!
Can you bend a candy cane? Try this fun Christmas science experiment to find out.
Christmas Science: How Much Water Does a Christmas Tree Drink?
Experiment and observe to find out how much water a Christmas tree drinks.
Grow your own Christmas tree sponge
Grow your own Christmas tree on a sponge with this fun activity.
Static Electricity for Kids: Magic Clinging Tinsel Bow
Explore static electricity with this fun magic clinging tinsel bow activity.
Christmas Science: An Oil and Water Experiment
Try a Christmas version of the classic oil and water experiment.
Which of these fun Christmas science experiments are you going to try with your kids?
More fun science activities to try:
Fun Popcorn Science Experiments for Kids
Jack Be Nimble Science Experiment
Fun Winter STEM Projects for Kids
My must-have resources for science fun:
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