It doesn’t really matter what day of the year it is, chemistry experiments and science activities are always a blast. They certainly create quite a reaction around here. All puns intended. We won’t be getting into the chemistry of love but we can get into some fun Valentines Day chemistry experiments and science activities with a heart theme.
VALENTINES DAY CHEMISTRY EXPERIMENTS FOR KIDS
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What exactly is chemistry? Simplified, it’s how things interact, combine, and change. Now this can be talked about with people’s personality as well as with substances. We are always up for a good fizz, pop, and bang!
We are going to show you some great Valentines Day chemistry experiments with crystals, slime, chocolate, and more! You will be mixing love potions, growing crystal hearts, making cool slime and more as you get ready for Valentine’s Day!
What counts as Valentine’s Day themed chemistry for kids?
This season we are going to do a bit of a countdown to Valentine’s Day with cool chemistry experiments that your kids will love. You can also check out our original 14 Days of Valentine’s Day STEM Countdown which includes so many cool ideas including a candy hearts structure.
We have already done quite a few Valentines chemistry activities that you can read about below, but I also have a list of new ones I can’t wait to get started with this month.
Gathering Supplies for Your Valentines Day Chemistry Activities
Of course I want to plan fun activities that are easy for everyone to try! I don’t want you to have to go out and buy a lot of fancy supplies. You can just make a trip to the grocery store for most of it.
Here are the Valentines chemistry ideas we will be working on together.
Make sure to check back and click on all the links in red.
Let’s write secret messages with invisible ink!
Let’s make chemistry we can eat!
We will play around with candy chemistry and dissolving candy!
Explore magic milk and make exploding heart rockets too!
We will also make frozen baking soda hearts to erupt!
Below you will see all the amazing valentines themed chemistry activities we have already tried and have set up for you to see.
Our Valentines Day chemistry experiments work for a variety of ages and abilities from our younger scientists to our early elementary age scientists too.
Any of our holiday science experiments and activities are easy to do in an afternoon at home or on the weekend! Additionally, they can easily be used in a classroom setting.
Kids are curious and love to explore and experiment. Many of these Valentines Day science activities include an element of play along with a simple learning component which makes them perfect for young kids.
OUR FAVORITE VALENTINE’S DAY CHEMISTRY EXPERIMENTS TO TRY
You can click on all the links in red as well as the photos to find out more about each Valentines chemistry activity below. Supplies, set up, prep, play, and learning are included in each post to make it easy for you to get started.
BAKING SODA ISN’T THE ONLY STAR OF ERUPTIONS SO TRY BAKING POWDER CHEMISTRY TOO.
AWESOME VALENTINES DAY CHEMISTRY KIDS WILL LOVE
If you want to check out some awesome engineering ideas we have more Valentine’s Day ideas for you.
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