15 Science Experiments You Can Do With Your Kids

by Therese Oneill

Time to get messy, light some stuff on fire, and use food products in ways they were never intended! Parents and teachers across the internet have found fun ways to teach kids science, and have documented the experiments for the rest of us. Here are 15 hands-on science lessons that will stick in a kid’s brain far longer than anything they get from a textbook.

1. Lemony Sudsy Eruptions @ Blog Me Mom

2. Alcohol soaked Money on Fire @ Barefoot in Suburbia

3. Homemade Rock Candy Skewers @ Home made simple

4. Make Your Own Electromagnet @ Science Bob

5. Invisible Ink From Lemons @ Show Tell Share

6. Walking on Eggs @ Steve Spangler Science

7. Tea Bag Rocket @ Ordinary Life Magic

8. Dancing Oobleck @ Housing a Forest

9. Ivory Soap Monster @ bebe ala mode designs

10.  Easy Marshmallow Catapult @ it’s always autumn

11. Magic Plastic Bag @ TinkerLab

12. Gummy Bear Torture @ Science for Kids

13. Making an Optical Illusion @ Science-Sparks

14. Chain Reaction Popsicle Sticks @ Frugal Fun for Boys

15. How to be a Polar Bear @ Discover and Learn