Experiments for kids

Easy experiments for kids to do at home and preschool. Explore the world of science for kids with photos of real kids’ science experiments.

68 Experiments activities

Carnation Osmosis

Experiments by: sumana

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 8 hours 20 mins

Children will develop an understanding of how water travels through the stem to other parts of the plant.

Paper Blowing

Experiments by: sumana

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

Explore the concepts of weight (light versus heavy) and movement

Experimenting with Length

Experiments by: sumana

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 10 mins

This activity helps children to understand the differences between Long and Short. It also helps introduce comparing lengths.

Experimenting with More and Less

Experiments by: sumana

Ages: 30 to 60 months

Time: 10 mins

This activity teaches your child the concept of quantity and comparing quantities.

Experiment with Measuring Liquid

Experiments by: sumana

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

This activity promotes hand eye coordination and teaches the concept of volume and units of measurement.

Water Play

Experiments by: sumana

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 20 mins

This game teaches your children the importance and properties of water.

Cell Multiplication

Experiments by: sumana

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 30 mins

This activity will help your child learn about fermentation or cell multiplication. This is especially fun to do outdoors!

Understanding Collective Nouns of Animals

Experiments by: CREAA Academy

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 30 mins

This activity will help your child to remember the collective nouns of animals.

Drumming On Drums

Experiments by: Susanna

Ages: 12 to 60 months

Time: 10 mins

Learn about different materials and the sounds they make

Float or Sink?

Experiments by: Susanna

Ages: 18 to 60 months

Time: 20 mins

Show your child how different objects float or sink in water. This is a great outdoor activity for a summer day!

Introduction to Magnets

Experiments by: Susanna

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

Give your child a first look at how magnets work.

If the Shoe Fits

Experiments by: Susanna

Ages: 12 to 48 months

Time:

Teach your child about spatial volume with this experiment in trying on clothes.

Watch Me Grow

Experiments by: Susanna

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 10 mins

Show your child how much he or she is growing in height and weight in a visual way that they can understand.

Grow a Carrot Shoot

Experiments by: tinymont

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 72 hours 15 mins

Children observe how a shoot sprouts from a cut carrot.

Homemade Snow

Experiments by: masamom

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 30 mins

Create homemade snow.

What Does This Do?

Experiments by: Susanna

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

This game will help your child explore all the buttons that are in a car in a safe way and during a designated time.

What Shapes Roll?

Experiments by: Susanna

Ages: 18 to 60 months

Time: 20 mins

Find out what kinds of shapes will roll on a ramp.

Say Hello...

Experiments by: masamom

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 20 mins

Develop awareness of foreign languages. Experiment with speaking in foreign languages.

Sports Balls Sorting

Experiments by: masamom

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 30 mins

Sorting by size and/or shape.

Bouncing Balls

Experiments by: masamom

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 30 mins

Experiment with different sports balls to determine which balls bounce.