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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Fun Christmas Science Experiments
Try a Christmas twist on a fun baking soda and vinegar experiment with our fun Grow the Grinch’s Heart Science Experiment.
Find out how temperature affects the rate at which something dissolves with our Hot Chocolate Science Experiment.
Experiment with dissolving candy canes in different liquids with this science experiment from Lemon Lime Adventures.
Try a Christmas version of the classic magic milk experiment from Fun Learning for Kids.
Make some Christmas themed lava lamps with this idea from Science Sparks.
Engage your sense of smell with this fun Christmas sensory science project from EDventures with Kids.
Grow salt crystals and make a fun Christmas ornament at the same time with this fun Salt Crystal Gingerbread Science activity from Little Bins for Little Hands.
Or experiment with Borax crystals to make these pretty Crystal Icicles from Happy Hooligans.
More Fun Christmas Science Activities
Explore magnets with this fun Christmas Ornaments Science activity from Little Bins for Little Hands.
Explore physics with these fun Rudolph Balloon Races from 123Homeschool 4 Me.
Use science to bend a candy cane with this experiment from Preschool Powol Packets.
How much water does a Christmas tree drink? Find out with this simple science project from Mama Smiles.
Grow your own Christmas tree sponge with this fun idea from Gift of Curiosity.
Experiment with static Electricity with this fun Magic Clinging Bow experiment from Schooling a Monkey.
Do a Christmas version of the classic oil and water experiment with this science activity from Inspiration Laboratories.
Which of these fun Christmas science experiments are you going to try with your kids?
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