Science Activities for Valentine’s Day

I have to admit, we don’t really DO Valentines Day in our house. I’m not really a hearts and flowers kind of girl, but the kids are quite curious and excitable this year, so I’ve put together a small collection of fun and easy Valentine science activities.

First up are these super simple heart patterns. If you wanted to mix it up a bit more, how about adding some flowers?

Valentine Science

I used these little hearts to introduce the concept of symmetry to my 5 year old.

 Valentine Science Symmetry

You could make some pretty flowers for your Valentine, with this transpiration experiment.

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Anyone for a heart shaped pizza? Great for learning about respiration.

Valentine science

How about learning about heart rate with this fun investigation?

Valentine Science

 

Can you draw around yourself and draw your heart?

 Learn about the body

Make a stethoscope and listen to your heart beating.

 Children testing a stethoscope

Finally, why not make a baking soda heart?

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Do you have any more ideas for us? The next thing we have planned is some static electricity hearts like our jumping frogs.
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  1. Lori

    I always love a bit of science :) but I’m a total hearts and flowers type of girl when it comes to Valentines Day. I think we might try the flowers and glittery heart combo for the 14th :) Thanks for sharing x
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