St. Patrick’s Day Science Activities for Preschoolers
Are you looking for something specific this St. Patrick’s Day?
This list of St. Patrick’s Day science activities for preschoolers is just the right amount of specific you need if you’re looking for some fun science ideas for your homeschool lessons.
I know some kids dread science lessons, but I’m here to show you a list of science activities that worked on my kids to make science fun!
Don’t let your kids miss out on these fun activities you can do at your home and on St. Patrick’s Day!
If you want more activities for your kids this St. Patrick’s Day, check out my list of St. Patrick’s Day Activities for Kids!
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Why do we need to incorporate science into themes?
When it comes to teaching young children, incorporating science lessons into different themes can be incredibly beneficial. Studies show that a more hands-on approach to learning can encourage creativity and foster a love of learning.
For example, a unit on the ocean could incorporate activities such as sorting items by their buoyancy or measuring the temperature of bodies of water. Not only will this type of lesson engage children from an early age, but it will also give them the tools to examine new concepts with a scientific eye.
Additionally, it may surprise you to learn that giving kids opportunities for exploration can inspire future scientists! So when developing a curriculum for your students, don’t forget about the importance of weaving science elements into the topics you cover – it’s the perfect way to get creative and excite enthusiastic learners!
If you’re looking for more fun science activities take a look at this list of simple homeschool science experiments.
Recommended St. Patrick’s Day Books
Make sure to read any of these engaging books that your kids will love. The perfect way to learn more about the meaning behind St. Patrick’s Day.
St. Patrick’s DayThe Secret Life Of LeprechaunsThe Night Before St. Patrick’s DaySilly McGilly, St Patricks Day BookSt. Patrick’s Day in the MorningThat’s What Leprechauns Do
Recommended St. Patrick’s Day Toys
If you’re looking for ways to make St. Patrick’s Day more fun, you can use toys or accessories to wear while conducting your science experiments and activities!
St. Patrick’s Day Snap-on HeadbandSaint Patrick’s Day Toy Pot o’ Gold PlaysetSt. Patricks Day Tic Tac Toe
St. Patrick's Day Science Activities for Preschoolers
If you're looking for a fun curriculum for your homeschooled preschoolers, these science activities are perfect for your kids to engage in.
This simple and easy fizzy science water play is perfect for preschoolers. With materials as simple as baking soda, vinegar, and food dye, setting this experiment up will be no sweat at all!
This fun experiment will teach your kids science and the art of waiting! Sometimes the results are better when we learn how to wait, and we should teach our kids that.
Crystals with Salt for St. Patrick’s Day
This salty experiment is great for kids who dread waiting. Although it's essential for kids to learn how to wait, sometimes it's okay to have some instantaneous fun!
Skittles Science Project for St. Patrick's Day
Everybody loves Skittles, and what best way to sneak some bites than to use them in an experiment? With these simple materials, you can see how colors seep across the water!
We didn't know that volcanoes were at the end of a rainbow! Just kidding! With this preschool science experiment, let your kids wow at the sight of rainbow volcanoes and let them learn the science behind it. It's so much fun and very educational.
St Patrick's Day Fizzing Pot Experiment
We love fizzes and we love them more when they're used in science experiments! Let your preschoolers be little leprechauns with these black pots and colored fizz!
Magic Leprechaun Rocks
I personally love this one because it engages your kids with physical activities such as looking for the rocks, and then incorporating them with science for the fizz! The kids will surely enjoy their hard-earned leprechaun gold!
Prettiest, Easiest Rainbow Slime
This super beautiful rainbow slime is hard to resist even for me! I love the glossiness and the sliminess of it! Just watch out for mixing it too much or you won't get that rainbow look anymore.
Creating 4-Leaf Clovers With Mirrors
We all know that 4-leaf clovers are lucky, and why not create that luck with lucky mirrors as well? Preschoolers are amused by mirrors, so make sure that they can also be amused by mirror science!
St. Patrick’s Day Crafts: Mini Sound Shakers
Who doesn't love a good cha-cha during St. Patrick's Day? Cha-cha away with these sound shakers and experiment with different materials and different ways to simulate the shakers to hear different sounds produced by the little shakers!
Grow Your Own Rainbow Crystals
As much as hands-on experimentation is good, observation is great as well! This will encourage your preschoolers to learn how to discipline themselves just by observing the experiment because the experiment should not be disturbed!
CDs are way past their prime and it's time we parents let them go, but instead of throwing them away, why not use them in an experiment where our kids could enjoy and learn a few things? Make your own spectroscope where your preschoolers can see al; the colors of the rainbow and let them determine what color they are!
Magic Milk for St. Patrick’s Day
When science and art come together, that's where the magic happens! All you need is milk, dishwashing liquid, and some food dyes to pull this off.
Another fizzy experiment where your preschoolers will be amazed by the amount of gold they have and be also shocked when they disappear as soon as the water (actually vinegar) hits it! Make sure to explain to your kid that they are not real gold or they might get upset!
This experiment may look tedious, but all of the ingredients are probably in your house already! With different liquid densities, you can see how the liquids separate and create a beautiful jar of rainbow!
There are so many science activities on this list that you can do with your kids! Let them enjoy the progress of learning, and they can be the best preschoolers ever.
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