Fun Science Experiments for Kids
Have fun with science experiments for kids!If you're looking for some fun science experiments for kids then you've come to the right place. Check out our free experiments section, full of fascinating hands-on experiments that are a great way to enjoy the world of science.
Learn interesting science and technology facts by experimenting with different materials that react in surprising ways. You'll find a lot of experiments can be done using simple ingredients found around your house (with adult supervision of course). Basic materials can help you perform experiments that are simple, safe and perfect for kids. Enjoy our fun science experiments, make cool projects with easy ideas for children, show friends & family what you've discovered and most importantly, have fun!
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Science for Kids
Floating Eggs
Eggs sink in normal water so what can you do to make them float? Adding salt can give some surprising results.
Eggs that float on water
Design and build a parachute that uses important science principles to carefully lower an object to the ground.
Make a Parachute
Under what conditions does chocolate melt? Is it different for white and dark chocolate? Experiment to find out!
Chocolate science experiment
Use dry ice and a soapy mixture to create a giant dry ice bubble. How big will your bubble get before it bursts?
Make a Big Dry Ice Bubble
Oil and Water
What happens when you try mixing oil and water? Do they want to be mixed? Give it a go and find out!
Do oil and water mix?
Make some lemon soda pop the quick and easy way. It's tasty, it's fizzy and it's made by you!
Create your own soft drink
Quick Sand
Making quick sand is easy and you'll have a great time demonstrating this interesting experiment to other people.
Quick Sand
Create an erupting geyser with Diet Coke and Mentos, this amazing experiment is guaranteed to impress your friends!
Diet Coke & Mentos Geyser Eruption
Vinegar Volcano
Vinegar and baking soda make for a fun and easy science experiment. Try creating a vinegar volcano.
Baking soda and vinegar volcano
Sit back, relax and let the carbon dioxide from a chemical reaction blow up your balloons for you.
Blowing up balloons with carbon dioxide
Can't tell if your egg is hard boiled or raw? Find out a sneaky way to know for sure with this simple experiment.
Is this egg boiled or raw?
Make snot without having to pick your nose. Gross out your friends and learn some interesting chemistry facts along the way.
Make Fake Snot
Use black light to make glowing water and find out exactly how it works with this fun science experiment for kids.
Make Glowing Water
Learn how you can make a tornado in a bottle with just a few simple items that you can find around the house.
Make a Tornado in a Bottle
Bath Salts
Do you feel like a warm, relaxing bath with soothing fragrances? Try this fun experiment and learn the science behind bath salts.
Bath Salts
While it's not quite magic, this is still an impressive experiment that uses pressure and a little bit of time to cut an ice cube in half.
Ice Cube Magic
Breeding Bacteria
Take samples from different places and examine how bacteria grow by breeding it yourself.
Breeding Bacteria
Make your hair stand on end while learning about static electricity and electrons with these cool experiments.
Static electricity and charged particles
Stab a Potato With a Straw
Use the power of air pressure to help stab a drinking straw through a potato.
Drinking straw and potato experiment
Do oranges float or sink in water? Time to find out with this fun science experiment related to density.
Orange density experiment
Dissolving Sugar
Adding sugar to water might not make a great drink but it does help with this easy experiment.
Dissolving Sugar
The sun heats some colors quicker than others, find out which absorb and which reflect more light.
What color heats faster?
Making Music
Create some cool sound waves with this easy music making instrument.
Making music with glasses
Here's a great way to see if molecules in hot water really move faster than in cold.
Moving Molecules
Balloon Speakers
Experiment with the tightly packed, compressed air inside a balloon to amplify small sounds into big noises.
Balloon Speakers
Seed Germination
Plant seeds and learn about germination with this cool experiment. Watch seedlings grow as you look after them with the right amount of light and water.
Grow a plant with this seed germination experiment
Floating Ping Pong Balls
See some amazing forces in action when you combine a hair dryer with a ping pong ball.
Floating Ping Pong Balls
Put your senses to the test with this simple experiment related to your sense of smell.
Taste Without Smell
Crazy Putty
Glue plus borax and a few basic ingredients equals a whole lot of squishy fun with this crazy putty experiment.
Making crazy putty
Don't know how capillary action works? Then find out more with the help of just water, cups and paper towels.
Escaping Water
Gravity Free Water
Turning a glass of water upside down doesn't always have to involve someone getting wet.
Gravity free water
Take some water samples from a range of different places and use a microscope to investigate what's living inside.
What kind of microscopic creatures can you find in water?
Lung Volume
Test how fit and healthy you are by completing this experiment that measures how much air your lungs can hold.
What is your lung volume?
Gather round children and marvel at the amazing bending straw. It's an easy optical illusion that only needs a glass, some water and a straw.
Bend a straw with your eyes
Bucket Spinning
Learn about centripetal force while somehow staying dry as you spin a bucket of water above your head.
Circular motion & centripetal force experiment
Do egg shells really contain thousands of tiny holes? Find out with this fun science experiment for kids.
Mysterious egg bubbles experiment
Make a Snowflake
Have fun making your own crystal snowflake with a little help from some borax and a few other easy to find household items.
Make your own crystal snowflake
Use sunlight and water to make your own rainbow with this cool activity that helps explain how rainbows work.
Make a rainbow
Invisible Ink
Write secret messages with invisible ink you created from lemon juice, read them later if you can work out how to.
Using lemon juice to make invisible ink
Watch what happens to the air inside a balloon as you heat it up, does it act differently or stay the same? Let's find out!
Heating up air
Make an Easy Lava Lamp
Learn how to make an easy lava lamp with the help of a cool chemical reaction and this funky science experiment for kids.
How to Make an Easy Lava Lamp
Static electricity can do some amazing things, find out how you can use it to bend a stream of water using just your hair and a comb.
Heating up air
Ice Overflow
Learn some of the differences between water and ice while trying this simple experiment that might surprise you.
Ice Overflow
Experiment with steel wool and vinegar. What kind of chemical reaction occurs when the iron in steel wool reacts with oxygen?
Steel wool and vinegar chemical reaction experiment
Dominant Side
Does your body have a dominant side? Test yourself with a variety of challenges to find your dominant eye, hand and foot.
Which is your dominant side?
Learn about energy transfer with the help of a basketball and tennis ball.
Energy transfer through bouncing balls
Fun Science and Technology for Kids