STEAM Projects and Science Experiments for Kids

by Tonya Staab
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Looking for educational activities to do with the kids that are actually fun? They will love these STEAM projects and science experiments.

STEAM projects and science experiments

Gross science experiments

ingredients to make gross earwax snacks science experiments with kids

Have you ever tried earwax snacks? Me either! These not only make a fun Halloween treat for kids, but they are also a great science experiment too. Get kids into the kitchen, learn about earwax, and do even more fun projects inside the Gross Science Experiments book. Learn more on my blog post over at Kids Activities Blog, Gross Science Experiments for Kids.

LEGO sink or float experiment

LEGO sink or float experiment for kids to do.

I created this LEGO sink or float experiment for Legoland Discovery Centers quite a while ago. This experiment will create hours of fun for kids as they build different boats and rafts to try.

Make a mousetrap car

homemade mousetrap car science experiment

Do your kids need to make a mousetrap car for their science class this year? This is the one that the twins made a couple of years ago. It travels over 6 meters!

Paper flower science kit

Instructions for using the Crayola paper flower science kit for kids.

We were recently tasked with turning the Crayola Paper Flower Science Kit into a Christmas craft. Head over to Kids Activities Blog to check out the awesome wreath we made. This kit is so much fun for kids though. The color combinations they can make are endless. Even my 14-year-old daughter enjoyed making these with me.

Big Hero 6 science experiments

Big Hero 6 free printable science experiments for kids

I’ve got a few fun free printable science experiments for kids that were sent to me when Big Hero 6 first came out. These are so much fun and kids will love them!

Butterfly hatching kit

butterfly hatching kit

Kids will love learning all about butterflies and caterpillars with a hatching kit, books, and special party treats for the butterfly release day.

Sunscreen science project

sunscreen science project using construction paper
Use construction paper to test spray and rub-on sunscreen.

This sunscreen science project is perfect for summer. We show you the scientific method for testing both rub-on and spray sunscreen on construction paper and leaving it out in the sun to see what happens.

Looking for even more science fun for kids? We’ve joined our local 4-H Stem Club where we pick up kits to do at home, and we’ve even bought a science kit for weekend fun at home.

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