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Amazing Science Toddler Activities

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Did you know that you can start Science with kids as young as toddlers? Here are some really awesome Science toddler activities that are both a great introduction to the fascinating world of Science and are also age-appropriate. Come take a look! Aren’t they awesome?

Here are some really awesome Science toddler activities that are both a great introduction to the fascinating world of Science and are also age-appropriate. Come take a look! Aren't they awesome?Fizzy Rainbow Science

See what happens to a colorful rainbow when your child does this fun toddler science activiy.

Fizzy Treasure Rocks

Find hidden treasure as your child explores the reaction between vinegar and baking soda in the wonderful treatsure hunt.

Disappearing Rainbow Colors – Learning 2 Walk

While some science experiments help create colors, this one does the opposite – it makes colors disappear! (Note: since bleach is used, parental guidance is mandatory)

Magic Milk: A Classic Science Experiment For Kids – Little Bins For Little Hands

Learn about chemical reactions with this “magic milk” experiment, involving dish soap, a q-tip, liquid food coloring, and of course, milk.

Exploring Physics with Kids – KC Adventures

Learn about the physics behind sinking and floating with this simple experiment!

Celery Science: Preschool Sensory Activities – Learning 2 Walk

Turn celery various colors with food coloring for this preschool sensory science activity.

Glowing Ice Cubes – Go Science Kids

Create these glowing ice cubes, which are edible and great for sensory play. You’ll need a UV light to be able to see the “glow.”
Erosion vs Weathering ~ Awesome Science STEM Activities – The Natural Homeschool
It is important for students to know the difference between erosion and weathering when they are studying Earth Science. This is a great introduction on how our world looks the way it does.

Melting Ice with Salt and Watercolors – Happy Hooligans

Bubbly and colorful, learn how salt can melt ice. Talk about how salt can sometimes be used on driveways in winter, etc.

Baking Soda Art – Eating Richly Even When You’re Broke

Baking soda and vinegar have a great chemical reaction and can produce so many fun results. Create art with these fun explosions!

Awesome Science Books for Toddlers

Explore the world of science with your toddler with these amazing science books to invite them to ask questions about the world around them.

Hello, World! Solar SystemHello, World! Solar SystemHello, World! Solar SystemABCs of Science (Baby University)ABCs of Science (Baby University)ABCs of Science (Baby University)Look I'm a Scientist (Look! I'm Learning)Look I’m a Scientist (Look! I’m Learning)Look I'm a Scientist (Look! I'm Learning)My Body (Science Books)My Body (Science Books)My Body (Science Books)Hello, World! WeatherHello, World! WeatherHello, World! WeatherBaby Loves Aerospace Engineering! (Baby Loves Science)Baby Loves Aerospace Engineering! (Baby Loves Science)Baby Loves Aerospace Engineering! (Baby Loves Science)

More Science Activities for Toddlers

Rain Clouds in a Jar Experiment – Growing a Jeweled Rose

With fluffy shaving cream, create colorful rain clouds in a jar! Discover how rain clouds can form, and how it rains.

Frozen Dinosaur Eggs Ice Science Activity – Little Bins For Little Hands

With frozen balloons, create frozen “dinosaur eggs” (or really any other small animal!) This experiment is great for fine motor skills, sensory skills, and science.

Water Displacement Activity – Happy Hooligans

Simple and affordable, this science activity explores water displacement.
Montessori Culture and Science: Land, Air, Water Lessons – The Natural Homeschool
In this lesson, kids will learn the very important but basic concept of land, water and air.

Space Preschool Science Experiments: Venus and Neptune – Learning 2 Walk

Learn about astronomy and our planets with this simple science activity. This activity is experimenting with the hot and cold temperatures of Venus and Neptune.

Overnight Crystal Garden – Babble Dabble Do

Grow shards of glass crystal overnight with epsom salt! Crystals can start growing in as little as three hours, but for best results, grow them overnight. (They recommend making a few different crystals in case one or two don’t grow.)

Frozen Rainbow Eruptions: Fun Science For Kids – Learn Play Imagine

Baking soda and vinegar create awesome reactions. Colorize them for a bright, colorful chemical reaction.

Fizzy Cloud Dough Experiment – Powerful Mothering

Create this fizzy play dough, great for sensory play. Its foaming texture is not exactly edible, but if kids accidentally lick their hands, there’s no harm, being an extra bonus!

Fireworks In Oil & Water – Go Science Kids

Learn about density in this “fireworks” experiment involving oil and water. Fireworks are made with a jar and food coloring getting mixed with the oil and water.

Recommended Toddler Science Set

Invite your child to play with one of these science sets to increase their curiosity as they conduct their own toddler science experiments like a little Einstein.

Educational Insights GeoSafari Jr. My First Microscope STEM Toy for PreschoolersEducational Insights GeoSafari Jr. My First Microscope STEM Toy for PreschoolersEducational Insights GeoSafari Jr. My First Microscope STEM Toy for PreschoolersLearning Resources Primary Science Deluxe Lab Set, Science Kit, 45 Piece Set, Ages 3+Learning Resources Primary Science Deluxe Lab Set, Science Kit, 45 Piece Set, Ages 3+Learning Resources Primary Science Deluxe Lab Set, Science Kit, 45 Piece Set, Ages 3+Little Tikes STEM Jr. Wonder Lab Toy with Experiments for kidsLittle Tikes STEM Jr. Wonder Lab Toy with Experiments for kidsLittle Tikes STEM Jr. Wonder Lab Toy with Experiments for kidsBaby Einstein Curiosity Table Activity Station Table Toddler Toy with Lights and Melodies, Ages 12 months and upBaby Einstein Curiosity Table Activity Station Table Toddler Toy with Lights and Melodies, Ages 12 months and upBaby Einstein Curiosity Table Activity Station Table Toddler Toy with Lights and Melodies, Ages 12 months and upKidtastic Set of 7 Take Apart Toys - Dinosaurs, Helicopter, Train, Truck, Motorcycle - STEM Building Set - Hours of Fun - 192 Pieces - Engineering Kit for Boys, Girls, Toddlers - Age 3, 4, 5 +Year OldKidtastic Set of 7 Take Apart Toys – Dinosaurs, Helicopter, Train, Truck, Motorcycle – STEM Building Set – Hours of Fun – 192 Pieces – Engineering Kit for Boys, Girls, Toddlers – Age 3, 4, 5 +Year OldKidtastic Set of 7 Take Apart Toys - Dinosaurs, Helicopter, Train, Truck, Motorcycle - STEM Building Set - Hours of Fun - 192 Pieces - Engineering Kit for Boys, Girls, Toddlers - Age 3, 4, 5 +Year OldMelissa & Doug Food Groups - Wooden Play Food (Pretend Play, 21 Hand-Painted Wooden Pieces and 4 Crates)Melissa & Doug Food Groups – Wooden Play Food (Pretend Play, 21 Hand-Painted Wooden Pieces and 4 Crates)Melissa & Doug Food Groups - Wooden Play Food (Pretend Play, 21 Hand-Painted Wooden Pieces and 4 Crates)

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We used previously used baking soda to make Fizzy Treasure Rocks for a very satisfying baking soda and vinegar reaction. My toddler and my preschooler had a blast!Fizzy Treasure Rocks

Have fun with rainbows in this fizzy rainbow science activity that is guaranteed to bring a smile to your child's face. Baking soda and vinegar experiments never get old and you can have fun with them over and over again.Fizzy Rainbow Science Experiment

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