One of the most cool things about science activities for kids has to be the ease in which you can set up so many experiments, even at home! The one thing that all of these science activities below have in common is that they can be easily done in a bag. How fun is that? Science in a bag is a great way to get the kiddos engaged in easy to understand science concepts.
FUN SCIENCE IN A BAG IDEAS!
SCIENCE EXPERIMENTS IN A BAG?
Can you do science in a bag? You bet! Is it hard? Nope!
What do you need to get started? How about a simple bag? It’s not the only supply used, but it will get kids asking what the next science in a bag experiment you have waiting for them is.
These science activities for kids work well with many age groups from preschool to elementary and beyond. Our activities have also been readily used with special needs groups in high school and young adult programs! More or less adult supervision depends on your kids’ abilities!
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Here are ten of my favorite science in a bag experiments for kids that are totally do-able and make sense!
SCIENCE IN A BAG IDEAS
Click on each link below to see supplies, set up, and instructions as well as the science information behind the activity. Also, make sure to grab our free mini-pack below!
Grab a plastic and paper bags and let’s get started!
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Learn about the role of yeast in baking bread when you mix up your bread dough in a bag. Easy science in a bag for kids!
How do whales, polar bears or even penguins stay warm? It is to do with something called blubber. Test out how blubber works as an insulator right in the comfort of your kitchen with this science in a bag experiment.
Experiment with a baking soda and vinegar reaction that’s a real blast. Kids love things that fizz, pop, bang, explode, and erupt. These bursting bags do just that!
Have you ever tried this awesome edible ice cream science experiment? This homemade ice cream in a bag recipe is chilly chemistry for kids you can eat!
Sometimes science can appear a bit magical, don’t you think? Poke pencils through your bag of water. Why doesn’t the bag leak? Can you pull this science in a bag experiment off without getting soaked!
Learn about why popcorn pops and enjoy eating your edible science experiment. We think it makes the best popcorn!
Explore how the water cycle works on a sunny day with just a marker and a plastic bag! Easy science for kids.
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