Simple Science Experiments & Activities

Simple science experiments and activities help show your child the fun side of learning. Simple science experiments are a great way to introduce a child to science.

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Does a paper clip float? Does a sponge sink? Let your child find out! This experiment is simple science fun.
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This science experiment uses a hard-boiled egg as a pretend tooth and shows reluctant brushers the importance of tooth care!
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Help your kindergarten scientist understand the concept of surface tension with this simple science experiment.
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This science project lets kids explore what happens when water and paper interact, and it produces homemade paper perfect for gift tags or stationery.
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Tin can phones offer something modern versions don't - a fun project to make with a friend, and a dramatic illustration of vibration and sound waves.
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This homemade parachute toy is incredibly easy to build. Plus, it gives kids an excuse to investigate and experiment...the backbone of kindergarten science.
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Here's a fun and magical art activity, where kids paint an invisible picture that can only be revealed when painted over with watercolors!
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Create your very own scented hand sanitizer that will help your child to keep those nasty germs at bay!
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What's a liquid? What's a solid? What better way to experiment, than by turning a kid favorite, ice cream, into a homemade science lesson!
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Make your own greenhouse - out of a balloon! Your child will learn how greenhouses work as she plants radish seeds and watches them grow.
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Alive or Not? This yeast experiment you can conduct with your little scientist explores the answer to this timeless question.
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This fun, think-outside-the-box activity introduces kids to gravity and other basic scientific concepts as they construct an impressive marble run!
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Use the activity below to help your child create bath salts as she observes how a solid changes when placed into a liquid.
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Make homemade lemonade in a baggie with your preschooler with this fun and easy recipe.
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Try this activity with your child to explore what happens to rain (and the living things that need it) when it becomes polluted.
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Here's a simple science activity that will help your child better understand how wells bring us water.
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In this activity, your child fills jars with water to learn about acoustics, and practices mixing colors to form a rainbow of colors and sounds.
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Apple slices can turn brown, but when they are coated with lemon juice the acid keeps the apples fresh. Here's how to help your preschooler experiment:
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Kids conduct a simple science experiment to see if seeds can grow without soil in this simple kindergarten science activity.
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Make a kindergarten "discovery table" that reinforces both science and writing skills. Here's how:

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