Do your children take part in a science fair or have science projects to do at school or home? Do you need a bit of inspiration to create an amazing science project? I’ve pulled together some great ideas for kids of all ages to get you started.
Science Projects for Kids
Science Projects – Astronomy
We love these gorgeous constellation geoboards from Babble Dabble Do.
Learn about why craters form and why they are different sizes with this easy project using different size marbles dropped into flour and hot chocolate powder.
Find out why we have night and day with this fun activity on Let’s Lasso the Moon.
Try one of these amazing space experiments perfect for a full afternoon of space themed fun complete with FREE printables so you can just gather the resources and go!
Kids Science Projects – Kitchen Science Projects
Learn how filters work by cleaning up dirty water.
Find out why food decays or goes bad with this rotting apple test.
Find out why popping candy pops!
Find out which substance freezes first in this fun activity from No time for Flash Cards.
Make egg geodes like Tinkerlab. We haven’t tried these yet, but they are on my list to do before Easter this year.
How about the good old Coke and Mento experiment? Remember to drop the mento in the coke as fast as you can to get the biggest explosion. We recently tried with lemonade and fruit mentos and it didn’t work well at all, so I’d stick with the mint version and good old coke!
Kids Science Projects – Materials
Find out why eggshells are are strong and learn about domes in this fun activity making and testing bridges.
Test different materials to find which muffle sound most effectively.
Kids Science Projects – Plants
Make some pretty coloured flowers or celery and investigate the process of transpiration.
Create a model of a plant cell using jello!
Kids Science Projects – Nature
Make a wormery and find our why worms are so useful.
Investigate the best way to stop slugs eating plants.
Kids Science Projects – Human Biology
Investigate heart rate and how it changes when you exercise.
Make a model brain and learn about the different structures inside the brain.
Kids Science Projects – Engineering Projects
Can you make a balloon powered LEGO car? This is a bit tricky, but toally worth the effort!
Create you’re very own drinks dispenser using the power of air pressure!
Munchkins and Moms has some great ideas for learning about levers.
Make a homemade instrument and learn about sound absorption and reflection.
More Kids Science Project Ideas
Nurture Store has a lovely post about growing crystals.
Handmade Kids Art has some great ideas for making an AWESOME presentation board.
Find even more great science project ideas on our Science for Kids Pinterest board.
These explosive chemistry experiments are sure to impress everyone!