science at home

Ages 3-5

Silly Putty

Make your own silly putty using only two household supplies for a project that's also a great chemistry or history lesson!

Make Glowing Water

With this simple project, kids and parents will create "glowing water" by adding the contents of a non-toxic highlighter to water.

Build a Worm Hotel

Start observing nature with this easy craft, giving earthworms a temporary “hotel” in a dirt-filled container.

Edible Slime

Explore the properties of different ingredients and how they can transform while creating tasty (and safe!) edible slime.

Nature Matching

Matching up different pieces of nature will get your child to appreciate the big and little details of the world around them.

Pom-Pom Racetrack

Set up a quick racetrack on the floor using tape — your child can race trucks, stuffies, or even see which one of you can blow a pom pom around the track the fastest.

Ages 6-8

Create Kinetic Sand

Learn how to make kinetic sand, a fun sensory craft, using household ingredients!

Water Xylophone

Investigate ways to create different pitch, tones, and sounds by creating your own glass bottle water xylophone.

Edible Dirt Cups

Get your hands dirty as you learn about the different types of soil and make an edible “dirt” cup.

Dancing Raisins

Build your child’s science vocabulary and understanding of measurement with this simple experiment.