When it’s cold outside, try these fun winter science experiments to learn a little bit more about the season! Science experiment ideas for all ages!
Winter science experiments are a lot of fun, but have you ever noticed how many require snow? In Texas, we don’t have access to snow except every two to three years, but we don’t want to miss out on the winter science fun!
I’ve put together this list of winter science experiments that you can do no matter what state you live in. Just because it doesn’t snow where you live doesn’t mean you have to skip science in the winter!
Winter Science Experiments You Can Do Without Snow
We aren’t lucky enough to get much snow in Texas, so we have to try winter science experiments that aren’t dependent on snow. These clever winter science projects fit the bill perfectly!
Winter Science for Little Kids
This winter science activities are perfect for preschoolers and kindergarteners!
Make Ice Grow – Teach Preschool
(Faux) Snowstorm in a Jar – Growing a Jeweled Rose
Crystal Suncatchers – Babble Dabble Do
How are Snowflakes Formed? – Creative Family Fun
Fizzing Ice – Toddler Approved
Melting Icebergs – Stir The Wonder
Ice Fishing Science – Science Sparks
Icy Chalk – Growing a Jeweled Rose
Build a Crystal Snowman – Science Kiddo
Insulation Science Experiment – Science Sparks
Fishing for Ice – Science Kiddo
Make Winter Slime – Little Bins for Little Hands
Melting Ice Science Experiment – Artful Parent
Winter Science Experiments for Older Kids
Try these fun winter experiments with your older kids!
Ice Magnifying Glass – Schooling a Monkey
DIY Thermometer – Lemon Lime Adventures
What Slides Best on Ice? – Creative Family Fun
Move a Wire Through Ice – Science Sparks
Set Ice On Fire – Schooling a Monkey
Making Frost – Science Sparks
Make Hot Ice – Science Sparks
Fizzing Baking Soda Snowmen – Little Bins for Little Hands
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