Show out your kids inner Einstein with these silly science experiments and be wowed by the results!
The experiments in this list are definitely fun and easy to do! Most of the things that you’ll need can be found in your kitchen or backyard. If you are ready to create wonders with your kids, go ahead and continue reading…
Which kid doesn’t like fun and adventure? My kids love to explore, mix, and shake everything they see! That explains the joy they have when we do silly science experiments together!
If you’re like me, I bet your kids would also love these 10 super silly science experiments below. Let’s get the fun started!
Fun and Silly Science Experiments for Kids to Try at Home
1. THE FRANKENSTEIN’S HAND
This Frankenstein’s hand experiment by Kids Activities Blog science experiment is based on the book by Sean Connolly entitled “The Book of Totally Irresponsible Science”. What happens when we mix baking soda and vinegar in a drinking glass? That’s for you to find out!
Kids would be excited once they see Frankenstein’s hand popping out!
2. THE PEPPER DANCE
For this fun dancing pepper experiment by Kids Activities Blog, all you’ll need is a bowl of water, a black pepper, and a bar of soap. As you start and go along with the steps, you need to answer a few questions to compare results and to just make sure if the pepper is really dancing. Hmmm..
3. THE COLOR CHANGING MILK SCIENCE EXPERIMENT
Be ready to get messy with colors! Kids loves colors and this silly experiment don’t just let them see colors in their drawing books but let them experience the fun of having different colors under their skin. For this color changing milk science experiment by Kids Activities Blog, you need to prepare the following:
- Shallow pan or bowl
- Liquid food coloring
- Q-tips or a cotton bud
- Liquid dish soap
Safety tip: kids 3 years of age needs to be supervised while doing this experiment, especially on using Q-tips
4. THE EATING NAILS FOR BREAKFAST EXPERIMENT
When they say that cereals are fortified with iron, do they really mean it? Can you prove it even if you’re not a scientist? Of course, you can!
The eating nails for breakfast experiment by Kids Activities Blog is found in Spangler Science website. To do this, you need to purchase a neodymium magnet. You’ll probably get one of those in Amazon. Aside from the magnet, you need to prepare the following:
- Box of Total Cereal
- Measuring cup
- Quart size zip-lock bag
- Dinner plate
Not just the kids, but the whole family would totally enjoy this experiment!
5. THE BALLOON ROCKET
The Balloon Rocket experiment by Kids Activities Blog explains Newton’s third law of motion, “for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.” You might need to go out in your backyard to find the materials needed, but promise, it’s really not hard to find.
Kids of all ages, will definitely love this experiment! I mean, who doesn’t want balloons and rockets, right?
6. THE CHIP SHIP EXPERIMENT
The Chip Ship Experiment by Kids Activities Blog from Potato Chip Science, teaches kids about Buoyancy. Buoyancy means the tendency to float in water, or air, and or any form of fluid.
Aside from waiting for the results by doing this experiment, you may also want to start a friendly debate with your kids, will it float or not?
7. THE INFLATABLE HEART
Ever wonder how our heart works? How it pumps blood in our veins spreading to all parts of our body and vice versa? And why does it pump blood?
Let kids learn and discover the anatomy and mechanisms of our heart by doing this Inflatable Heart experiment by Kids Activities Blog. Learn and get fun at the same time!
8. THE BAKING SODA EXPERIMENT
Kids will surely get confuse when they see dancing craisins inside a bowl of water! Was it magic? Check it out in this silly experiment, called the Baking Soda Experiment by Kids Activities Blog.
You may use raisins as well on this experiment, a bow of water, vinegar, and baking soda, then get ready to be amaze!
9. THE NAKED EGG
With this experiment, kids will learn about cells. Let your kids do the naked egg experiment by Kids Activities Blog and they’ll get a chance to see, smell, touch, or even taste a cell with the egg!
Kids at all ages would love to see a naked egg after 3 days when soaked in white vinegar. Rubbery, squishy, slimy, and gross, you must try!
10. THE VOLCANO
What a fun way to let kids see in action a reel time volcano explode by trying this Home Made Volcano hack by Kids Activities Blog! It’s actually very simple, easily done indoors or outdoors. Just make sure to prepare the things needed and follow the instructions stated on the link above. Fun!
MORE FUN AND SILLY EXPERIMENTS FROM PLAY IDEAS
- Check out what Science says on how to eat an Oreo Cookie the right way here.
- You can find more preschool science experiments here.
- Learn super cool winter science experiments here.
- Make a a super yummy cool gelatin experiment and more!
- Get refreshing ice experiments here for hot summer days.
- Explosions and bombs will definitely a trend for kids at all ages.
- Find out more awesome balloon science experiments here.
Which of these science experiments are you going to do with you child today?