Create these cool fossils from used coffee grounds. Kids can pretend they are on a real life dinosaur excavation!
Science Crafts & Activities for Kids
Kids love science, and we've put together a ton of science crafts and activities to keep their minds curious! Fun science projects for all ages so grab your kids and some of these fun ideas.
Explore dominant and recessive genes through artwork. This fun art lesson helps kids understand the science of basic inherited genetics.
Combine science with art by making a realistic x-ray craft. The only materials you need are black cardstock (or construction […]
Your little weather watchers can make these weather charts to map out the current weather conditions. Simple enough for their […]
Your kids will love making this simple catapult and launching items into the air. You can set up a bucket […]
This giant cookie is inspired by the solar system. Make this for a fun space-themed treat.
Here’s an activity that brings together art, science, music, and creativity. Your kids will love making abstract paintings and turning […]
This craft is a fun take on our solar system – using plastic canvas and buttons. A fun way to […]
Explore the science behind sun prints, then turn your prints into thoughtful cards. It’s so easy and really fun!
Pique your child’s interest in science and planets with this easy preschool planet craft. Have fun and make the whole […]
This fun bowl is made from melted plastic beads. A little adult supervision is required.
String together a whole solar system using string, glue and balloons.
This simple art project is a great way to teach kids more about a solar eclipse. It only takes about […]
This fun science experiment explores how towers such as the Space Needle can withstand strong winds and earthquakes. It’s a […]
Explore color mixing and saturation with this engaging coffee filter craft. It’s great fun for spring or any time.
Learn all about pendulums with this super fun activity that combines science and art. Use regular paint on paper, or […]
Science crafts and experiments are a great way to get kids excited about the wondrous world around them. As children […]
Explore density using sugar water through this simple science experiment. Kids of all ages will love this activity.
Combine art with a science lesson with this neat Terrarium Painting project. The artwork solidifies observations kids make about plants […]
Conduct a fun and interesting science experiment to see what factors influence melting. This educational activity is inspired by the […]
Combine science and jewelry with this really neat project. Grow crystals from alum then turn them into pendants!
This neat noisemaker sounds like a buzzing bug. It’s easy to make using materials you likely have on hand.
Use turkey bones to learn all about the role of calcium in bones. This neat experiment is a lot of […]
This easy science experiment teaches kids about sound as they create a noisemaker. It sounds just like a clucking chicken […]
Turn a straw into a whistle in under a minute. This fun science experiment couldn’t be simpler!
Turn a plastic spoon and a few other common materials into a working catapult. It’s safe and very kid-friendly.
Learn about how sedimentary rock is formed and take core samples with this easy experiment. This hands-on activity is an […]
Learn how to make an eggshell disappear, then use the naked eggs for more experiments. Kitchen science is so much […]
Learn all about the science of sound through this fun musical activity. It’s easy to do using materials you already […]
Follow the directions to create a working periscope using PVC and mirrors! It’s a great way to combine science, art […]
Harness the power of the sun and make some delicious s’mores! Kids of all ages will love this fun science […]
Grab the kids and head outdoors for this super fun exploding art project! IEach one is completely different.
Turn ketchup packages into colorful fish from the world of Finding Dory. Through a science experiment called “The Cartesian Diver,” […]
Put together a super fun nature explorer kit for (or with!) your kids. Use it for nature walks or to […]
This Easter Science Kit is a great alternative to an Easter basket full of candy. It includes a printable for […]
Make neon rainbow slime with just three simple household ingredients. Kids will love exploring the properties of this fun substance.
Turn ordinary, everyday objects into beautiful pieces of art using sunshine and special sun print paper.
Learn about density and buoyancy using hot cocoa and candy! This tasty science experiment is great fun on a cold […]
This DNA model is makes a great Science Fair project. All you need are paint, string and Styrofoam balls.
Make a fun bubble snake using an old sock and some bubble solution. It’s a lot of fun to do […]
Decorate CDs, then use them to make these fun balloon hovercrafts! This classic science experiment mesmerizes kids every time.
Look back at Earth from this paper plate spacecraft! This easy and inexpensive craft is an excellent project to do […]
Make glitter bouncy balls in lots of fun colors. They’re cheap to buy, but making them yourself is a great […]
Make these groovy mason jar lava lamps and add glitter for extra fun! This is a fun science experiment for […]
This quick and easy balloon-powered car is made out of a recycled berry basket. They are so much fun to […]
Kids of all ages will be wowed by this beautiful giant crystal rainbow. It’s fun, easy and a great activity to […]
Kids will love trying this amazing color mixing ‘trick.’ It’s an easy project and a fun way to learn about […]
There’s no shortage of candy when it comes to Valentine’s Day, so why not try something different this year? Food […]
These Rocket Valentines are a great candy alternative gift for kids to give out on Valentine’s Day. They allow for […]
Create your own catapult with craft sticks, rubber bands and a bottle cap. Kids of all ages will have many […]
It’s very easy to make crystallized candy cane ornaments out of pipe cleaners and Borax. They make beautiful tree ornaments.
This faux-snow recipe is a great way to bring winters indoors. The kids will love sculpting this ‘snow’ into all sorts of […]
Salt painting is so much fun and good for fine motor skills development. The results are bright and beautiful!
Learn about fall and science at the same time with these fun and easy discovery jars. Great for sensory play!
This is a very simple science experiment that can be done with children as young as 2. Basically, if they […]
Discovery bottles are so much fun! This simple ocean-in-a-bottle activity is a classic that never gets old.
Mix a few simple ingredients and create your own slime. It’s easy, fun, and a great party favor, especially for […]
Make your own actual drawing robot out of a few simple parts. So much fun to watch in action and a […]
Make squishy flubber with warm water, glue and Borax. Encourage your kids’ cognitive development while having fun at the same […]
Make a little turtle terrarium that is perfectly sized for doll play with American Girl dolls. So cute!