Because we can’t just do a couple holiday science experiments around here and call it good, we had to come out with the best Christmas science experiments and STEM activities volume 2! Young scientists will love all our Christmas theme science play ideas. Adults will love how easy it is to set up all of our activities and experiments. Home or classroom, these fun science and STEM activities are sure to be hit.

BEST CHRISTMAS SCIENCE EXPERIMENTS AND STEM ACTIVITIES VOLUME 2

The best Christmas science experiments, Christmas STEM activities and Christmas slime recipes for a festive and fun holiday season. Kids will love our amazing Christmas science activities and STEM challenges. Adults will love our easy to set up Christmas science ideas! Our homemade Christmas slime recipes are a hit for everyone . We even have Christmas slime making videos this year!

Yes, you read that correctly, volume 2! We have been enjoying playful science for a few years now and have quite the collection of favorite Christmas science experiments and activities to share. You need to check out volume 1 which has ideas geared for the youngest scientist too.

If you are looking for a fun Christmas science plan to follow this season, make sure to check out our 25 days of Christmas STEM countdown where you will find many of these included. I have included printable cards for you to use, and I show you how to set up a fun science inspired countdown for kids!

Click here for printable cards!

Another fun set of Christmas science activities is our Santa Science Lab which is a group of super fun and inexpensive activities using very easy supplies. You will see this is a great grouping of activities for exploring the 5 senses with a Christmas theme.

Think of all the fun Christmas themed items that explore the senses and set up very simple science activities to go along with them. My son was all in favor of the taste portion of our Santa science labs.

 

CHRISTMAS SCIENCE EXPERIMENTS AND THE SCIENCE PROCESS

Click on the links below to learn more about each of the following Christmas science experiments and activities. We give you supply lists, set up instructions, and some basic science information too. Grab a free printable above to extend the learning with any of our Christmas STEM activities.

What’s the difference between a science experiment and an activity? Read more about the scientific process for kids here. Additionally, you can think of ways to make a simple Christmas science activity into an experiment. For example with the Santa’s magic milk science activity below, can you test different kinds of milk?

SANTA’S MAGIC MILK

COOKIE CHEMISTRY WITH BAKING POWDER SCIENCE

RUDOLPH SLIME

BUILD A CHIMNEY STEM CHALLENGE

CHRISTMAS CATAPULT SCIENCE

CRYSTAL GINGERBREAD MEN  {or candy cane}

SALT CRYSTAL GINGERBREAD MAN

EXPLORE MAGNETIC ORNAMENTS

SCENTED GINGERBREAD SLIME

MINI CHRISTMAS ERUPTIONS

DIY CHRISTMAS LIGHTS BOX AND COLOR THEORY

CANDY CANE FLUFFY SLIME

CANDY CANE SCIENCE

 

Don’t forget to grab your FREE set of Christmas STEM challenge cards

Theme science has always been a really special way for my son and I to share the holidays together. Most of all, young kids love the novelty of holidays. Why? Because that makes learning fun and easy when you can use cool themes around favorite Christmas memories like gingerbread men!

Make sure to check out another awesome resource below where you will find even more awesome Christmas STEM activities that use easy to find supplies you probably already have!

If you love making slime, make sure to check out our favorite Christmas slime recipes to find the perfect one for you. Slime making is easier than you think, awesome chemistry, and a fun way to get creative with the holiday.