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DIY Fizzy Sidewalk Chalk Fireworks

Fireworks are purely magical, aren’t they? The beautiful sparks of glitter and color that fill a night sky and light up the land. Literally magic. It is difficult to recreate actual fireworks, especially safely. One afternoon, though, my daughter and I combined STEM with imagination and created our own magical fireworks in a safer, more […]

Traveling water experiment for kids. Make water travel on a string from one container to another like magic!

Water Science: Making Water Travel on a String

Traveling Water Experiment Is it possible to make water travel from one cup to another on a string? This experiment will show you how you can make water travel down the string without touching the ground, and into a different cup. Kids can make predictions, observe, and document the results of this traveling water experiment. […]

Water surface tension experiment for kids. Lean about water surface tension with this cool color mixing science project.

Water Surface Tension Experiment for Kids

Water Tension Experiment for Kids Has your child ever asked how water can take different forms and shapes such as raindrops or puddles? The liquid molecules in water change with outside forces such as gravity. You can observe water tension on coins with this fun water surface tension experiment. Supplies Coins Straws Water Plate Food Coloring […]

Learn about liquid density with a fun liquid layering experiment. Kitchen science experiments for kids.

Layering Liquids Density Experiment for Kids

Layering Liquids Experiment for Kids Teaching kids about density is fun when combined with a brightly colored liquids. You can find most of these liquids in your own home making this a simple kitchen science project for kids. Liquids that have more mass per unit volume, or in other words, a high density, will sink […]

Water cycle experiment for kids. Learn about the water cycle with a salt and water activity that shows kids the result of evaporation.

Learning about the Water Cycle with Salt

Water Cycle Salt Experiment Kids of all ages will enjoy learning about the water cycle with this simple salt and evaporation activity. During the water cycle evaporated water forms in the sky as clouds. The clouds expel the water as rain back down to the earth where it eventually evaporates into water vaper and rises […]

Water science experiemtn for kids. Race drops of water in this fun science activity. measure force, speed, and distance while havign fun with water play!

Water Science for Kids: Racing Water Drops

Water Science for Kids: Racing Water Drops Water science is a great way to keep kids learning through the summer break. Racing water drops is an easy activity that can be set up in a matter of minutes and the fun can last all afternoon! Supplies Parchment paper Markers Straws Water Spoon or eye dropper […]

Ocean activities and educational videos for kids.

Discover More: Ocean Science for Kids

Ocean Science Activities for Kids Learn more about ocean science for kids with these fun and educational activities! This content supplements the projects and activities found inside our Ocean Science Discovery Box, which you can order here. Discover and Create A selection of our favorite kid-tested ocean science projects and experiments for your child to explore. Bake fish […]

5 epic volcano experiments that kids can do at home. Apple volcano, LEGO volcano, fall science experiment volcano, rainbow volcano and an underwater volcano!

Discover More: Volcanoes, Crystals, and Gems

Learn more about Volcanoes, Crystals, and Gems for kids with these fun and educational activities! This content supplements the projects and activities found inside our Green Kid Crafts Volcanoes Discovery Box. Green Kid Crafts delights tens of thousands of kids across North America each month with fun and eco-friendly craft and STEM activities delivered right to their […]

S.T.E.M. for kids! Use engineering skills to build a pool from materials found around the house. Learn about structures and materials with this cool STEM activity for kids.

Constructing a Swimming Pool STEM Activity for Kids

Constructing a Swimming Pool STEM Activity for Kids Build a cool swimming pool for toys! This STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) project is great for hot summer days, or as an indoor rainy day activity. Our swimming pool STEM activity gets kids actively engaged in critical thinking, predicting outcomes, and observing. Additionally, this project […]

DIY slime monsters activity for kids. A fun twist on making slime at home. Silly monsters craft for kids.

Slime Monsters Activity for Kids

DIY Slime Recipe for Kids Slime is all the rage right now and we decided to have fun with it by making slime monsters! Both kids and adults are making slime at home for play and to reduce feelings of stress and you can, too, with this fun twist on this popular learning activity. Let your pint-sized […]

DIY slime recipe for kids. Earth themed slime made without borax.

DIY Slime Recipe Earth Themed Slime

DIY Slime Recipe for Kids Slime is getting really popular these days. Both kids and adults are making slime at home for play and to reduce feelings of stress. Because I know we can all be a little more stress free, and because diy slime is just so fun, I’m sharing a special earth themed […]

Free weather printables for kids. Check the weather each day and set your weather spinner to todays weather, match terms and pictures with weather vocabulary, and draw weather with weather with these weather activities for kids.

Weather Tracking Activity with Weather Printables

  Weather Tracking Activity with Weather Printables Spring is our favorite time to track weather because each day can be different from the weather the day before. In some areas winter weather is still hanging on through the first couple weeks of spring, while in other areas rain or sunshine are in the forcast. These […]

Make secret messages with mirros. Kids will love this fun experiment using mirrors to create secret messages.

How to make a Secret Message with Mirrors

Secret Messages with Mirrors Guest post written by Sarah from Share it! Science. Sarah is a science educator with over 10 years experience sharing science in nature and environmental centers, museums and schools. Follow Share it! Science on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Google+! This exploration of symmetry and mirrors is always a big hit whenever […]

Seed lifecycle activity with printable.

Seed Lifecycle Science Activity

Seed Science Lifecycle of a Seed We’ve started growing a bean seed in our little bean house and now it’s time to observe the seed lifecycle. This is a great nature science project that involves observation and data collection for kids. Expand on this activity by including artistic drawings of the bean lifecycle, disecting plant parts […]

Seed sprouting activity for kids. Grow a seed in a bean house with this free printable science activity.

Printable Bean House Seed Sprouting Activity

Bean House Seed Sprouting Activity We’re ready for spring here at Green Kid Crafts! Now is a great time to start thinking about your spring garden, what you’ll be planting, and learning about seeds. I’m sharing this fun seed sprouting activity that includes a printable bean house for your little sprout. The best part of […]

Specimen tube rain gauge experiment. Collect, predict and measure rainfall with this specimen tube science experiment for kids.

Specimen Tube DIY Rain Gauge Activity

DIY Rain Gauge for Kids Science experiments and specimen tubes seem to go hand in hand so when I was thinking up this diy rain gauge weather activity for kids I decided they’d be a perfect fit. We used plastic tubes that have cork stoppers but any specimen tubes will do for this activity. This […]

Candy conversation hearts science activity. Use candy hearts in this science experiment for kids!

Candy Heart Experiment with Free Printable

Candy Heart Experiment with Free Printables Do you have a few candy conversation heart left over from Valentine crafting or baking? Here’s a fun Valentine science experiment for kids to try at home! Candy Heart Valentine Science Experiment Ages: Preschool+ Duration: 30-45 minutes Key Skills: In this activity kids will focus on prediction and observation; […]

DIY light up Valentine. Make a simple circuit with this STEAM activity for kids. Free printable.

Simple Circuit Light Up Valentine

Simple Circuit Light Up Valentine This year my kids are making simple circuit light up Valentine’s for their teachers using a printable heart template. I think it’s so cute that I’m sharing the free printable with you too! But first you’ll need supplies to make a light bulb light up using batteries. It’s an easy […]

How to make homemade butter with kids.

How to make Homemade Butter with Kids

Make homemade butter with kids For many children, the idea that butter comes from somewhere other than just the local grocery store is probably a surprising one. That is why making butter with kids is sure to fascinate and intrigue! Before you make homemade butter with kids, take some time to discuss what butter is made of, and the origin […]

Fizzy gourd science activity for kids. A STEM project perfect for fall!

Fizzy Fall Gourds Science Activity for Kids

    Volcano Activity for Kids We’re really getting into fall here on the blog as you can see in our recent apple themed posts and our leaf decoration. This week we’re adding a twist to a classic science activity by experimenting with a fizzy gourd volcano. I picked up a small bag of gourds […]

10 Kitchen Science projects for kids. Kitchen science experiments.

Kitchen Science Projects for Kids

Kitchen Science Projects for Kids Did you know that you have supplies for teaching and learning science right in your kitchen? Using common household items to experiment with science can be a fun way to spend a rainy day afternoon! I’ve rounded up a few of my favorite kitchen science projects in the kitchen but there […]

Underwater volcano

Underwater Volcano

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