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Fun Science Experiments for Kids

Do you have a kid who is interested in Science? Or maybe you want to get them interested. We have found a whole host of fun Science experiments for kids to try. All of the experiments listed below are free and fun. Experiments are available for all ages and for all types of science. Learn about different types of technology and science by using everyday items in new and exciting ways. Many experiments can be done with items found in the kitchen or pantry. These experiments are safe, simple and perfect for kids. These experiments make for cool projects and are a great way to show friends and family new science facts.

Float an Egg

Eggs will sink in regular water. This experiment details what can be done to make eggs float. A bit of salt can easily make an egg float.


Design and build a parachute that will slowly lower an object from on high to the ground. Try different designs for different items.

Melt Chocolate

There are many different types of chocolate, dark, milk and white chocolate. Do all of these melt at the same temperature? Learn about the different composition of chocolate and how it affects melting properties.

Bubbles with Dry Ice

Combing a solution of soapy water and dry ice will form bubbles? Try to form the largest bubble you can and see how big it will get before it bursts.

Mixing Oil and Water

What happens when oil and water are mixed? See if these two solutions mix or do not mix.

Lemon Fizzy Drinks

It is easy and fast to make lemon fizzy drinks at home. This fun and tasty experiment is great for rainy days or to enjoy during the summer.

Quick Sand

Show others how easy it is to make quick sand. Just keep the experiment small otherwise you may sink!

Erupting Geyser

Combine Mentos candy and Diet coke to produce an erupting geyser. This fun experiment will impress all of your friends and make for an exciting demonstration.


Mixing baking soda and vinegar will create a vinegar volcano. An easy and fun experiment for kids of all ages.

Blow Up Balloons

Create carbon dioxide from a chemical reaction and use this gas to blow up balloons. Just mix the ingredients and sit back and relax.

Egg Question

How do you know if an egg is raw or hard boiled, they both look the same in the shell? Learn sneaky ways to test these eggs and then put your family and friends to the test.

Glow-in-the-Dark Water

Shine a black light on water to make it glow. Learn all about luminescence and light, in a fun experiment that uses highlighters, water and black light.

Bottle Tornado

A great meteorology experiment, create your own tornado in a bottle. Only a few items are needed to create this powerful storm.

Cut and Ice Cube in Half

This is an impressive experiment that takes a little bit of time and pressure to slice an ice cube without breaking it into two pieces.

Static Electricity

Learn how static electricity makes hair stand on end. See how electrons are important and can cause changes and even lightening.

Dissolving Rate of Sugar

Learn all about making solutions by dissolving sugar at different temperatures. This experiment shows the relationship between temperature and solubility.

Color, Heat & Light

Find out why certain colors absorb heat and why certain colors are better at reflecting or absorbing light.

Sound Waves

Create music using some simple instruments and learn about sound waves.

Molecule Motion

See why molecules in hot solutions move faster than those in cold solutions.

Seed Germination

Plant seeds and watch seedlings grow. Learn how light and water are important to plants.

Forces with Ping Pong

Use a hair dryer and ping pong balls to see how different forces can work with and against each other, specifically learn about the Bernoulli Effect.

Sense of Smell

Use your sense of smell and taste to see how these two senses interact and are important.

Water Creatures

Take water samples from several areas and look at them under the microscope. See what is living in the water and what is different based on the location.