5 Fun Experiments You Can Do At Home With Kids
Updated on 07 November 2016
Simple and kid-friendly experiments to encourage creativity and a love for science
Finding ways to satisfy your child’s ever-growing curiosity is a challenging task. Get inspired with these creative and educational experiments that will be fun to try out together at home.
1. ICE POWERS
Source: Best of Orlando <https://youtu.be/zVAL5I-WtAQ>
Perfect for lovers of Disney’s Frozen, this simple experiment makes it possible for your little Elsa to freeze water with a touch of a finger and build a snowman even in the middle of summer!
2. MAGNETIC SLIME
Source: DaveHax <https://youtu.be/bZ1WmeKir78>
Help your child discover the power of magnets in a fun, tactile way. Create a neat slime out of regular PVA glue, borax, iron filings and introduce a magnet to the mixture. The result will blow their minds.
3. DIY FAIRY GLOW JARS
Source: thecoolios <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MeFsWbvixw0>
Forget store-bought night lights. These DIY fairy glow jars are not just easy and cheap to make, they will give your kid’s room a beautiful and extra cozy atmosphere.
4. COLOURFUL TOOTHBRUSH BRACELETS
Source: Katrinaosity <https://youtu.be/tuQ8gs-jHm8>
Introduce some 80s fashion ingenuity to your 21st century kid with these creative DIY bracelets. All you need are a handful of plain, colorful acrylic toothbrushes, a pot of boiling water, a dry towel and some pliers and voila!
5. MILK & SOAP MAGIC
Source: Ryan ToysReview <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wGoaHrrZ24g>
Transform regular milk into a psychedelic swirl of colors with this cool experiment. Using common household materials, your child will get to explore the beautiful marbling effect of soap, milk and food coloring reacting with one another.