Looking to do some fun science at home? We’ll be using this page to share some of our favorite do-it-at-home experiments and activities!
Interested in playing with your shadow even on a cloudy day? You can try playing with shadowcasting online!
Put it all together with a shadow play! Use your hands to make shadows or make simple shadow puppets with paper, toys and other objects. Click here for instructions to make a shadow puppet theater out of a cereal box!
For more advanced shadow play, try mixing colored shadows with this great Exploratorium activity.
ZOOM- By Kids, For Kids!
Zoom (Public Broadcasting System, 1999-2005) was an educational television series created almost exclusively by children. Kids were inspired to become active investigators, creators, and problem-solvers through asking questions, creating, and experimentation. Click here for a list of cool science experiments that you can perform at home!
Steve Spangler’s passion for teaching kids science through interactive and fun tasks is evident in his list of at-home science activities! Check it out here.
Bill Nye has compiled a collection of science demonstrations perfect for doing at home. These experiments use common household materials and aren’t lacking in creativity! You can find the list here.
This website not only provides a wide range of science experiments, but does a great job explaining the scientific principles behind them. Have a little fun and do a little learning at the same time!
This STEM website has grade-level specific science facts, experiments, and online games. Let your child explore and be surprised at what they can teach you!