Halloween is always a lot of fun. It’s not just about the candy. It’s about costumes and hands-on activities. So why not include some educational ideas into the mix? In this post, we have amazing Halloween Science activities! You and your kids will be wowed to no end!
Halloween is a fun time of year, but it can be hard to find activities that are both fun and educational.
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I’ve put together some great science-based crafts and experiments for kids of all ages. These will help you turn your trick or treaters into budding scientists!
You likely already have items in your home right now for each project, save them for to use later. Happy Halloween!
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Halloween Books for Kids
Get into the festive Halloween spirit with any of these fun books your kids will love.
Amazing Halloween Science Activities
Form these cool bat molds and watch them fizz before your eyes, you kids will love them!
Grab a small pumpkin and have a ton of fun with this fizzy science experiment. You have everything you need in your kitchen right now.
Flying Tea Bag Ghosts – Gift of Curiosity
You’ll have to help the kids a little more with this science experiment involving fire, but their reactions will be worth it! Make your own tea bag ghosts and watch them fly away with this Halloween science activity!
Brain Surgery Leak Proof Bag Experiment – Schooling A Monkey
This simple science activity will surely get your kids in the Halloween spirit! Watch them preform their own spooky brain surgery with color pencils! Don’t let the brain juice leak out!
Halloween Ghost Pumpkin Science Activity – Little Bins for Little Hands
Carve your own jack o lantern and then perform a simple science experiment and watch it erupt! Place it in a tray or container and set up an “investigation station” for your child too!
Halloween Science: Grow Your Own Monster – The Joys of Boys
Watch your kids grow their own monster with a simple science experiment using household items and a balloon. It’s super easy and has hours of fun!
Make Your Own Slime – Mom Endeavors
Use borax and elmer’s glue to make your own slimy creation this Halloween. It’s also great for sensory!
Halloween Science Fun with Fizzling Eyeballs – B-Inspired Mama
Use baking soda vinegar and food coloring to create a Halloween sensory play zone for your child! Watch them serve up all kinds of creepy eyeball concoctions!
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More Amazing Halloween Science Activities
Haunted Halloween Hand Melt – Happy Hooligans
Use salt and ice in this experiment! Create melting hands full of Halloween treasures for the kids to find!
Color Mixing A Witches Brew – Kids Activities Blog
Let your preschoolers have some messy water play to create their own witches brew this Halloween!
Mad Scientist Potion – Foodie Fun
Use kool-aid and dry ice and help your kids create their own Halloween potions!
Amazing Vanishing Ghosts – There’s Just One Mommy
Use packing peanuts and have your kids draw their best ghost faces on them, then watch them disappear with one simple step!
Dancing Frankenworms – Playdough to Plato
Another simple baking soda experiment to bring the Halloween spirit to your home! Your kids can watch their frankenworms slowly come alive!
Spooky Noodles Sensory Activity – Teaching Mama
Make your own spooky noodles with this super simple but fun Halloween sensory play!
Salt Painted Spider Web – Toddler Approved
Use salt and create your own spooky spider web. This activity only has a few items, making it low-cost.
Glowing Pumpkins – Steve Spangler Science
Your jack o lanterns won’t need the lantern part this year! Your kids will be fascinated with just how their pumpkin is able to glow.
Halloween Science: Dancing Ghosts and Bats – Inspiration Laboratories
Teach your kids the power of static electricity so their bat and ghost creations can move on their own.
What do you think? Which one caught your eye? Which would your kids like to try first?
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