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

Homemade Toothpaste

Experiments by: masamom

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 20 mins

Use household ingredients to make homemade toothpaste.

Feely Feet

Experiments by: Susanna

Ages: 18 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

Experience different textures with your feet.

Magic Dough

Experiments by: masamom

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

Observe physical changes in play-dough.

What's that Smell?

Experiments by: masamom

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 30 mins

Explore sense of smell. Identify common scents.

Homemade Butter

Experiments by: masamom

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 10 mins

Make homemade butter using this fun experiment.

Bag and Pencil Experiment

Experiments by: masamom

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

Amaze kids by poking a pencil through a bag of water without causing a leak.

Bouncy Egg

Experiments by: masamom

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 48 hours 20 mins

Explore the chemical reaction between a raw egg and vinegar.

Walking Water Experiment

Experiments by: masamom

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 1 hour 20 mins

Observe capillary action in action with this colorful experiment.

DIY Ball

Experiments by: masamom

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 2 hours 20 mins

Create your own ball with this cool experiment.

Homemade Lava Lamp Experiment

Experiments by: masamom

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 20 mins

Make your own version of this groovy lamp.

Glowing Glitter

Experiments by: masamom

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 20 mins

Create a glow in the dark glitter bottle.

Rain Shower in a Cup

Experiments by: masamom

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

Bring the rainy weather indoors with this fun and educational activity.

Recycled Earth Day Crayons

Experiments by: masamom

Ages: 24 to 60 months

Time: 40 mins

Encourage recycling and celebrate Earth Day with this hands-on activity.

Conversation Heart Science

Experiments by: masamom

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 20 mins

Practice critical thinking and have some fun with this science experiment.

Pop Rocks Balloons

Experiments by: masamom

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

Demonstrate a chemical reaction using soda and Pop Rock candy to inflate a balloon.

Balloon Rockets

Experiments by: masamom

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 15 mins

Explore action and reaction with this simple and fun experiment.

Polar Bear Experiment

Experiments by: masamom

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 20 mins

Learn about how animals keep warm in the winter.

DIY Window Clings

Experiments by: masamom

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 1 hour 15 mins

Combine science and art to create these unique decorations.

Homemade Sidewalk Chalk

Experiments by: masamom

Ages: 36 to 60 months

Time: 24 hours 20 mins

Combine fun and science with this crafty experiment.

Texture Exploration: Rough and Smooth

Experiments by: arjun

Ages: 12 to 60 months

Time: 10 mins

Explore textures and develop language and communication.