Need easy science experiments that can be done at home or during video demonstrations for distance learning with basic supplies? Try these!
We love doing science experiments! They are a fun way to teach hands-on concepts, and kids don’t feel like they’re “learning”. If you are looking for some fun science experiments that can be done at home, these easy science experiments are a great place to start!
These science experiments are super easy, and they all use common things that you can find in your home or that you can easily find from the grocery store. These science experiments can be used by parents at home with kids.
And many of them can be used as demonstrations by teachers teaching their students via Zoom or another online class meeting platform for distance learning. These science experiments are fun science demonstrations that your whole class can do even if you can’t be together for a while.
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Easy Science Experiments Using Materials You Might Already Have on Hand…
Want to know what container will make the largest bubble? Find out in this Bubble Tower Science Experiment.
Your kids will love learning about germs and how soap can scatter germs with this Make Germs Scatter Science Demonstration.
This simple Floating Egg Science Experiment is so easy to put together and is a great learning activity for kids.
These Sink or Float activities are a great way to do scientific testing right at home.
This fun Preschool Science Investigation Create a Boat will have your kids testing how to make the best boat.
Your kids will love exploring different foods to look for seeds in this Foods with Seeds Science Investigation.
After exploring different kinds of seeds, take a look at this fun Are Seeds the Same? Science Investigation.
Inspire creative thinking with this DIY Muffin Tin Maze Game STEM Challenge for Kids.
Your kids will love mixing potions in this Little Wizards at Work: Mixing Potions Activity.
Easy Science Experiments with Items from the Pantry or Grocery Store…
Make a colorful tasty rainbow experiment with this Skittles Rainbow Science Investigation.
Use your leftover Easter candy or a bag of lollipops from the candy aisle to make this fun Lollipop Lab Dissolving Science Experiment for Kids.
Explore the properties of marshmallows with this fun Exploring Marshmallows with the Five Senses.
Have you ever watched a marshmallow dissolve? See what happens in this Marshmallow Science Experiment.
See marshmallows change colors in this Marshmallow Science Experiment-Color Change.
Make your own delicious lollipop flavors using this Lollipop Lab~Flavor Mixing Science Experiment for Kids.
Easy Science Activities with Basic Craft Supplies…
Your kids will love creating and building with this STEAM Creations Challenge with Paper and Straws.
Use craft sticks to design creative structures in this Craft Stick STEAM Challenge.
This DIY Toy Water Balloon Parachute STEAM Activity is a fun experiment that will help your kids burn some energy.
Need even more ideas for quick, low-prep activities? Try this…
In this free printable resource we’ve provided a collection of activities that are designed to be low-prep and can be done anytime of year.
We hope you find them helpful whether you’re planning for school closures or just looking for some easy go-to activities to do with your preschoolers!