Easy Toddler Science Experiments

10 Easy Toddler Science Experiments To Wow Your Kids


Combine play time and science for a creative way to connect with your children! These easy toddler science experiments will inspire fun, creativity, and learning into your days with the kids.

This is a fairly low prep science activity and simple to complete. It is great for 2 years of age and older.

These Toddler Science Experiments will be ideal for preschoolers and toddlers and include dye toddler science experiments as well as more simple toddler science activities

The great thing is that sometimes the simplest things can turn into the absolute best toddler learning activities.

If you love these ideas also be sure to check out my post on 3 ingredient art crafts and dollar tree craft ideas as well! You can never have too many ideas lined up to keep your toddler busy.

Fun Toddler Science Activities!

1. “When Will The Boat Sink?” Toddler Science Experiment

Get Your Supplies Ready

These Toddler Science Experiments will be ideal for preschoolers and toddlers and include dye toddler science experiments as well as more simple toddler science activities
We did this experiment twice! The first time we use a small bowl. It worked just fine but the bigger bin was more fun

Everything you need can be found with one trip around he house and shouldn’t cost any more than a few dollars if you need to grab some supplies! Here is a list of the items you will need if you don’t already have them at home.

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Here is what you will need:

1.Aluminum foil to make your boat

2. A Messy Mat or cardboard to catch the water. Or you can do it outside.

3. Something to weight down the boat! Coins would work great. We decided to use letter but they were a little too light. We had to add a lot of letters! The kids enjoyed it though.

4. Water

Let The Guessing Began!

Have your kids guess how much it will take to sink the boat! My kids guesses were all over the place and it was hilarious 🙂

If you have more than one child, I suggest dividing up your experiment materials so everything will go smoothly! Mine argue over everything currently.

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Let the Fun Begin!

This part of the activity is very simple and fun! Add each piece slowly and count them until the boat sinks! Try to spread your materials throughout the boat and you will be surprised how much can really fit on top.

The funnest part is when the boat actually sinks 🙂

 

We had so much fun, we had to take the party outside!

2. Glove Air Blow Experiment

We had so much fun with this!

All you need is, gloves, a cup, and a straw! I wrote names an/or alphabet letters on the fingers and I watched my kids run around blowing in their gloves saying “magic gloves”.

Check out the pictures and videos below!

These Toddler Science Experiments will be ideal for preschoolers and toddlers and include dye toddler science experiments as well as more simple toddler science activities
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2a. Color Water Mixing

I did a brave thing and did a water mixing activity inside. My husband was literally holding his breath lol. The experiment involves water colored with Crayola Washable Paint! Super fun!

These Toddler Science Experiments will be ideal for preschoolers and toddlers and include dye toddler science experiments as well as more simple toddler science activities
These Toddler Science Experiments will be ideal for preschoolers and toddlers and include dye toddler science experiments as well as more simple toddler science activities
These Toddler Science Experiments will be ideal for preschoolers and toddlers and include dye toddler science experiments as well as more simple toddler science activities
These Toddler Science Experiments will be ideal for preschoolers and toddlers and include dye toddler science experiments as well as more simple toddler science activities

3. Grow A Rainbow Experiment

The Best Ideas For Kids has an awesome rainbow experiment! Check it out here!

These Toddler Science Experiments will be ideal for preschoolers and toddlers and include dye toddler science experiments as well as more simple toddler science activities

4. Sink or Float Science

A simple yet awesome science experiment for kids. Check it out at Happy Hooligans

These Toddler Science Experiments will be ideal for preschoolers and toddlers and include dye toddler science experiments as well as more simple toddler science activities

5. Mixing Colors Science Activity

This is another awesome science activity that your toddler would love. See more at here at Busy Toddler.

These Toddler Science Experiments will be ideal for preschoolers and toddlers and include dye toddler science experiments as well as more simple toddler science activities

6. Salt With Frozen Hands Science Activity

I love this simple project! My kids currently adore anything frozen so Im looking forward to trying this one. Get the how-to at here.

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More Toddler Science Activity Ideas

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7. Sink The Egg Stem Challenge

This is another low prep activity that the kiddies would ABSOLUTELY love from one of my favorite activity mom bloggers! Check it out at Happy Toddler Playtime.

These Toddler Science Experiments will be ideal for preschoolers and toddlers and include dye toddler science experiments as well as more simple toddler science activities

8. Exploring Colors Challenge

Baking and vinegar will never go out of style for almost all ages, especially when you add color. Check out this awesome science project here at Buggy and Buddy.

These Toddler Science Experiments will be ideal for preschoolers and toddlers and include dye toddler science experiments as well as more simple toddler science activities

9. Rain Clouds Science

How cool is this toddler experiment?? Get the how-to at Team Cartwright

These Toddler Science Experiments will be ideal for preschoolers and toddlers and include dye toddler science experiments as well as more simple toddler science activities

10. Toddler Gravity Experiments

This is literally one of the most important science lessons we can study as a young child. I mean really 🙂 Check out the how-to at Lovevery.

These Toddler Science Experiments will be ideal for preschoolers and toddlers and include dye toddler science experiments as well as more simple toddler science activities

I hope you enjoyed these easy toddler and preschool science experiments! They have certainly brought joy to my children. Have you tried any science projects yet? If so, please tell me some of your ideas below. I would absolutely LOVE to hear about them.

Also check out my posts on a great pom pom frame craft and popsicle stick crafts for more fun ideas!

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These Toddler Science Experiments will be ideal for preschoolers and toddlers and include dye toddler science experiments as well as more simple toddler science activities

9 Comments

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  • Iheanacho David

    This is a very useful article and i think i will be getting the materials for one of these experiments for my niece and nephew. I think it is much better than the regular toys i get for them. I feel it will  build their interest in the science world at a very young age and they want to try out new things.

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  • Aboribo

    Heloo there 

    Thanks alot for this informative article on ten easy toddler science experiment… This is really fascinating…. Doing science projects helps to to develop a child’s resourcefulness particularly their skills at goal getting, planning and solving problems. I really appreciate your effort on this and i can’t wait to try them with my little niece and nephew. Thanks alot for sharing… I’m looking forward to seeing more of your post. 

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