Awesome Color STEM Activities for Kids

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There’s something so awe-inspiring about experimenting with color! It’s really a feast for the eyes.

These fun color STEM activities are not only pretty, you’ll also learn a lot with them.

Learn about chromotography, color mixing, chemical reactions and more with these fun experiments.

And when you’re done learning about color, check out even more fun STEM projects for kids here.

Experiment with color with these fun and amazing Color STEM Activities for Kids. Learn about chromotography, color mixing, and more.

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Color STEM Activities

Despite the colorful and awe-inspiring look of these experiments, the follow ideas are all easy and great for kids.

So, grab some supplies and let’s go have some fun!

Color STEM Activities

Experiment and learn about color with these fun color STEM activities for kids.
Color Mixing Lab STEAM Activity

Color Mixing Lab STEAM Activity

Experiment with color mixing with this fun STEAM invitation for kids.

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Color STEM Activity: Color Mixing Tops

Color STEM Activity: Color Mixing Tops

Create these fun tops and watch the colors combine with you spin them.

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Rainbow Walking Water Science Experiment

Rainbow Walking Water Science Experiment

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Watch colors blend together with this classic experiment.

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Spider Web Color Wheel Craft

Spider Web Color Wheel Craft

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Learn about the color wheel AND spiders with this fun STEAM project.

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Color Mixing Tissue Paper Hearts - Red Ted Art's Blog

Color Mixing Tissue Paper Hearts - Red Ted Art's Blog

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Explore color mixing with colored tissue paper with this fun project.

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Colour Mixing using Coffee Filters

Colour Mixing using Coffee Filters

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Try color mixing on coffee filters with this fun STEAM activity.

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Color Changing Flowers Science Experiment

Color Changing Flowers Science Experiment

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Watch flowers change colors with this classic experiment

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Magic Color Changing Oobleck Science Experiment

Magic Color Changing Oobleck Science Experiment

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Have fun playing with this magic color changing oobleck!

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How To Build A Circuit Flower – Circuits For Kids

How To Build A Circuit Flower – Circuits For Kids

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Use chomotography science to make these circuit flowers

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Learn Colors with Ramps and Car Rainbows

Learn Colors with Ramps and Car Rainbows

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Learn colors with ramps and car rainbows with this fun activity.

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Melting Rainbow Preschool Science Experiment

Melting Rainbow Preschool Science Experiment

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Make a melting rainbow with this fun experiment.

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Kids Science Experiment | Oil and Water Color Changing Lab

Kids Science Experiment | Oil and Water Color Changing Lab

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Use oil and water to experiment with color changing.

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Erupting Rainbow Science Experiment for Kids Chemistry

Erupting Rainbow Science Experiment for Kids Chemistry

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Make an erupting rainbow with this exciting and colorful project!

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Coffee Filter Science | Easy Science Experiment for Toddlers - Sixth Bloom- Lifestyle, Photography & Family Blog

Coffee Filter Science | Easy Science Experiment for Toddlers - Sixth Bloom- Lifestyle, Photography & Family Blog

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Explore color with this simple coffee filter experiment.

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Mixing Colors: Color Array Using a Tray and Pipettes

Mixing Colors: Color Array Using a Tray and Pipettes

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Use an color array to experiment with color mixing with this fun activity.

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Can You Dye Brown Eggs for Easter? A Fun Science Project!

Can You Dye Brown Eggs for Easter? A Fun Science Project!

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Can you dye a brown egg? Find out how with this project.

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Nature Color Wheel

Nature Color Wheel

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Make a nature color wheel with this fun idea!

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STEAM Activity: Coloring Hot Rocks

STEAM Activity: Coloring Hot Rocks

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Make some cool painted rocks when you try adding color to hot rocks.

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Diffusion Watercolor Art for Kids

Diffusion Watercolor Art for Kids

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Learn about diffusion with this fun science/art activity.

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Color Exploration

Color Exploration

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See how some colors are made up of other colors with this fun experiment.

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Exploring Colors with Baking Soda and Vinegar

Exploring Colors with Baking Soda and Vinegar

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Explore colors and chemical reactions with this fun idea!

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STEAM Activity: Chromatography Art Project for Kids of All Ages

STEAM Activity: Chromatography Art Project for Kids of All Ages

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Use chromatography to make beautiful art with this STEAM weaving project.

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Layered Lollipops – Candy STEM Activity

Layered Lollipops – Candy STEM Activity

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Layer colors with this fun candy experiment.

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Which of these color STEM activities do you want to try with your kids?

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Experiment with color with these fun and amazing Color STEM Activities for Kids. Learn about chromotography, color mixing, and more.

Recommended STEM Resources

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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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