I’m very excited to share the brand new Science Sparks Advent Calendar which is full of easy Christmas Science experiment ideas! All you need to do is download the pdf ( click on the image ) then click on a bauble which will take you straight to the activity for the day.
12 Days of Science Advent Calendar
Day 1 – Frosty the Snowman
Find out how to use the power of ice and salt to make a Frosty the snowman!
Another idea is to grow a frosty beard for Santa!
Day 2- Fizzy Elf Lab
Make a fun, fizzy elf lab and learn about acids, bases and chemical reactions!
Day 3 – Make a Bell for an Elf
Design and build a new bell for your elf!
Day 4 – Snowman Catapult
Make a snowman catapult and bounce a ball or pom pom into a tower of cups!
Day 5 – Reindeer Lava Lamp
Learn about acids, bases and chemical reactions with these fun, fizzy Christmas lava lamps!
Day 6 – Festive Optical Illusions
Make some exciting Christmas optical illusions!!
Day 7 – Science with Gingerbread Men
Day 8 – Dissolving Candy Canes
Find out whether candy canes dissolve faster in cold or warm water in this exciting experiment.
Day 9 – Peppermint Creams
These delicious peppermint creams will make everyone’s day and are a great example of science in the kitchen.
Day 10 – Sparkly Christmas Stars
Learn abut melting with these sparkly Christmas stars.
Day 11 – Raft for the Reindeer
Design and build a raft for Santa’s reindeer. Can you test it out too?
Day 12 – Shelf for the Elf
Finally, can you build a shelf for an Elf? Or try one of my other Elf STEM Challenges!
Last Updated on November 17, 2021 by Emma Vanstone