Our best Christmas science activities for kids! Simple supplies and fun ideas make Christmas science activities easy to do at home or school and makes the holiday extra special! I love putting fun and unique twists on our classic science experiments. I also enjoy adding an element of tactile sensory play to our Christmas science activities to really engage the senses. Also make sure to join in with our 25 Days of Christmas STEM Countdown!
CHRISTMAS SCIENCE ACTIVITIES AND EXPERIMENTS FOR KIDS
We will continue to enjoy many easy Christmas science activities this season. Our science activities are all Christmas themed takes on our favorite classic science experiments! Kids love the novelty of our holiday themes.
I am pleased to say they are all fun, simple and inexpensive to prepare! We use many common household ingredients. I want to share easy ways for you to bring science into your home or classroom on a budget.
You can also print our our newest Christmas STEM Countdown calendar. Free printable Christmas STEM challenge cards are perfect for little engineers. These ideas also try to use easy to get supplies or supplies you already have on hand.
What will you put in their stockings this year. Make it the gift of science with our science stocking stuffers! Pack it full with fun activities!
Also make sure to check out 25 Days of Christmas STEM Countdown Calendar. Find 25 cool science and STEM activities to try this holiday season. Start December 1st and work your way through the list or pick just a couple fun ideas.
NEW!! THIS YEAR WE ARE WORKING ON A GINGERBREAD MAN THEME! Click on all the photos of what we have so far!
CHRISTMAS SCIENCE EXPERIMENTS, IDEAS, & ACTIVITIES
Click on the red link provided over each picture to read the full post on each Christmas science experiment. Everything you need for supplies and set up is included. Plus we show you how fun it is. I always try to include a bit about the basic science too.
Suspension science and an awesome candy cane themed tree ornament! These make great tree ornaments or decorations.
Explore magnets and sensory play together! Look around the kitchen and in the craft supply box.
A fun ice melting science activity in an unique way! This is much easier than you might think. Check out how easy it is to make an icy frozen hand.
We love our slimes. Slime is science! Decorate a slime Christmas tree and learn science too.
Can you make an ornament erupt with this easy chemical reaction? Our favorite fizzy science. Also great kitchen science for kids. We are always blown away by the results. You have to see our pictures!
A super fun polymer science activity with 2 slimes! Our homemade slime recipe is perfect. This candy cane slime is so much fun for kids. Makes quite a bit of slime too!
Do oil and water mix? check out what happens when you put the two together. We tested it out in several different ways.
Non-newtonian fluid play and science with peppermints! A great kitchen science experiment using only 2 basic ingredients plus the peppermints and candy canes of course!
How fast do peppermints and candy canes dissolve in water? Plus you are left with a wonderfully scented water sensory bin. This activity is perfect for the youngest scientists to explore.
Too much candy, use it for a science experiment. Turn your leftover candy into a fun dissolving candy science activity. Set up your own candy lab. Which candy dissolves the fastest.
Classic and simple baking soda science. Your kids will want to do this awesome chemical reaction everyday. It’s true kitchen science right down to the cookie cutters.
A simple science experiment that explores color theory science using plastic ornaments!
How many ways can you build a Christmas tree? We know of at least 10! Check them out.
Building with gum drops, exploring heat changes, and dissolving gum drops. A classic Christmas candy for STEM!
Help the grinch grow his heart! Our homemade slime is perfect for the Grinch. Plus the confetti hearts are fun!
Simple mirror play with Christmas themed items. Explore light and reflection using Christmas decorations.
CHECK OUT MORE GREAT CHRISTMAS IDEAS!
Top 10 Advent Calendar Ideas from Powerful Mothering
Top 10 Christmas Stocking Stuffers for Toddlers from Best Toys 4 Toddlers
Top 10 Handmade Toys from Etsy from P is for Preschooler
Top 10 Preschool Christmas Crafts from Bare Feet on the Dashboard
Top 10 Christmas Crafts for Kids from Love, Play, Learn
Top 10 Christmas Handprint Crafts from Fun Handprint Art
Top 10 Christmas Snacks made using Graham Crackers from Artsy Momma
Top 10 Christmas Sensory Play Recipes from Lemon Lime Adventures
Top 10 Books about Trucks! from Craftulate
Top 10 Fun and Silly Christmas Books from Something 2 Offer
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