50 Fun Science Projects for Kids to Do at Home


Ah, the noble quest for science projects for kids—where kitchen ingredients become the stuff of eruptions and backyard explorations can uncover the mysteries of the universe. It’s a place where soda bottles can rocket towards the sky, and a simple lemon might just power a lightbulb.

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If you’re on the hunt for ways to turn your home into a laboratory of fun and learning (without accidentally dyeing the cat blue), you’ve stumbled upon the right formula.

Science Projects for Kids

Let’s embark on a scientific journey that promises to turn curious minds into young Einsteins, proving once and for all that science is not just about memorizing facts; it’s about getting your hands dirty and learning how the world works—one explosive reaction at a time.

Our 4 kids are (thankfully) still at ages where we can get them to do things together. My husband loves to break out the science when they start complaining and need something to keep their minds occupied.

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From learning about electricity, to watching a chemical reaction — your kids will love to get their hands dirty with Science. Don’t tell them this, but they may actually learn something… shhh…..

Science Projects for Kids

We have a massive list of 50+ Science Projects for Kids that we've rounded up. Do you have a science project we didn't list? Leave a comment and we will add it to the list!

More Kids Science Projects to Try

The science fun doesn’t end there! Here are even more fun kids science projects to try!

  1. Roll a Can with Static Electricity
  2. Learn About Water Pressure
  3. Bend Water with Static Electricity
  4. Ice Cube MagicSeed Germination
  5. Egg Drop Experiment
  6. Steel Wool & Vinegar
  7. Make an Easy Lava Lamp
  8. Make a Snowflake
  9. Electric Cornstarch
  10. Homemade Kaleidoscope
  11. Watch Yeast in Action
  12. Science on the Playground
  13. Fruit Power Battery
  14. Make Rain Drops
  15. The Exploding Lunch Bag
  16. Taste Without Smell
  17. Floating Letters
  18. Egg Bubbles
  19. Flower Change Colors
  20. Quick Sand
  21. Milk and Color
  22. Science Rainbow Jar
  23. Fun with Ice
  24. DIY Chia Pet
  25. Science in the Kitchen
  26. Exploring Surface Tension
  27. Celery Experiment
  28. Make a Rainbow
  29. Green Slime
  30. Rainbow Eruptions
  31. Air Pressure Can Crusher
  32. Make Invisible Ink
  33. Fantastic Foamy Fountain
  34. Lung Volume
  35. Water Power Demonstration
  36. Make Convection Currents
  37. Grow beans on cotton balls
  38. Dancing Raisins 
  39. Test Your Sense of Smell

As we cap our test tubes and power down our homemade volcanoes, let’s not forget that science projects for kids are more than just a way to pass a rainy afternoon. They’re the seeds of curiosity, planted in the fertile soil of imagination, watered with the thrill of discovery.

So, whether your living room lab has witnessed the creation of slime that glows in the dark or a balloon that magically inflates itself, remember to share these moments of triumph (and the occasional epic fail) with the world.

What Are Your Kids Favorite Science Projects?

Let us know in the comments! If you have a link to a science project for kids, add it in the comments!

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Who knows? The kid mixing baking soda and vinegar today might just be the one solving tomorrow’s energy crisis. Keep experimenting, keep questioning, and most importantly, keep the fun in the fundamentals of science.

If your kid love science projects, make sure to check out these science kits for kids.

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