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What kid doesn’t want to make a mess or explode something? Check out these 25 gloriously messy science experiments for kids. They are perfect summer activities because you can take them outside. It’s a great way to have fun with your children.
If you are a regular reader you’ve probably realized I really like doing science activities with kids. Okay, so I did train as a science teacher, but that’s not the only reason
Kids LOVE doing FUN science activities. Children also enjoy making a mess, so when you combine the two you have a guaranteed win on your hands
Seriously I haven’t met a kid who doesn’t like blowing things up and making a glorious mess. Can you blame them?
25 Gloriously Messy Science Experiments For Kids
If you want to be the coolest parent on the block this summer, you’ve got to check out these gloriously messy science experiment for kids. Put on some swimsuits and head outside to make a serious mess. then when you are done turn the hose on your kids to clean up. Easy peasy!
Download a free activity sheet with two more science activities you can enjoy with your kids. You’ll find it in the library.
Science experiments that FIZZ
- Mini Volcano | Preschool Tool Kit
- Skittles Science Experiment | The Soccer Mom Blog
- Watermelon Science Activities | Natural Beach Living
- Colorful Foaming Table | The Soccer Mom Blog
- Easy & Fun Fizzing Treasure Rocks | The Parent Spot
Science experiments that are wonderfully GOOEY
- Edible Silly Putty | The Scoccer Mom
- Oobleck | Life with Moore Babies
- Taste Safe Oobleck | My Bored Toddler
- Edible Magic Melting Slime | Down Red Bud Drive
- Slime for Kids | The Country Chic Cottage
- Edible Peanut Butter Play Dough | Conserva Mome
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Science experiments with WATER
- Is it Liquid Or Solid? | There’s Just One Mommy
- Squishy Fun Turning Water to Gel and Back | Life with Moore Babies
- How to Separate Mixture | Adventures in Mommy Dom
- Stomach Acid Experiment | Adventures in Mommy Dom
- Water Cycle Rain Cloud Experiment | The Fervent Mama
Science experiments that EXPLODE
- Mentos and Diet Soda Experiment | Family Maven
- Kids Water Rockets Science Experiment | Kc Edventures
- Elephant Toothpaste Experiment | There’s Just One Mommy
- Soda Pop and Mentos | There’s Just One Mommy
- Papier Mache Erupting Volcano | Red Ted Art
- Elephant Toothpaste | Up State Ramblings
Miscellaneous Messy Science experiments
- Baking Soda Painting | Teachers Pay Teachers
- Bird Beak Experiment | Adventures in Mommy Dom
- Moon Sand Recipe | Conserva Mome
Will you try one of these experiments? Which one will you choose? Do you have a messy experiment that is not listed? Please leave a comment below,