With kids home on an extended Winter break, parents will be looking for ways to keep them engaged while they're being home-schooled. These cool winter science experiments have you covered. From making realistic indoor snow to crystal snowflakes, or snow volcanoes and more, take a break from Zoom School with these easy experiments that will captivate curious minds.
Coloured Ice Sculptures
These ice sculpture are so lovely and colourful and kids will love making them. They will be beautiful to look at in the sunlight. Get instructions from The Artful Parent.
Easy To Make Ice Lanterns
Make these easy ice lanterns! A fun winter activity the kids will love to do and it doesn’t require much time except for the freezing part. Then watch them glow! Get instructions from Little Bins for Little Hands.
Frozen Silly Putty
Kids are mad for two things, Silly Putty and the 'Frozen' Movie! This 'Frozen' silly putty puts a special, surprise twist on a kids' favourite. This stuff can be stored for months too. Get instructions from Paging Fun Mums.
Winter Snowflake Slime
A snowfall right in your slime! Who doesn’t love a good slime, and now homemade slime is so easy to make with the right recipe. Making slime with kids is awesome science and sensory play for winter! Get instructions from Little Bins for Little Hands.
Salt Melting Ice Experiment & Sculptures
If you haven’t tried this salt melting ice experiment yet, you must! This beautiful version of this easy science experiment for kids involves adding colour to ice tunnels and making beautiful ice sculptures. Get instructions from The Artful Parent.
When the flakes start flying, get set up to make your very own sparkling, indoor snowflakes. Get instructions from Little Bins for Little Hands.
Do your kids love to play in the snow? If so they will love this easy winter experiment! Make sure you have lots of baking soda and vinegar on hand, because your kids will want to make their volcano erupt again and again! Get instructions from Growing a Jeweled Rose.
Rainbow Igloo Project
Calling all little engineers! Freeze blocks of ice with the help of milk cartons and create this life-size igloo. If this seems too large of a project, try a smaller version made with ice cubes! Get instructions from Science Buddies.
Make Fake Snow
3 ways you can make your own fake snow for sensory play and crafts. Get instructions from The Best Ideas for Kids.
Make Super Bouncy Snowballs
This super bouncy snowball really bounces! How cool is that? Get instructions from Coffee Cups and Crayons.
Instant Ice Sculptures
When distilled water hits the ice, it immediately transforms into a solid. Get instructions from The Beaker Life.
Make a Snowstorm in a Jar
While Mother Nature is creating flurries on the other side of your windows, you can make a storm of your own — right at your kitchen table. Get instructions from Little Passports.
Ice Chalk Recipe
This ice chalk recipe takes seconds to make and will keep kids playing for hours! Get instructions from Growing a Jeweled Rose.
Make Frozen Bubbles
Make beautiful DIY frozen bubbles with this homemade bubble recipe. It’s such an awesome cold-weather activity for kids of all ages! Get instructions from Fireflies and Mudpies.
Make a Winter Science Lab
Create your own snowy blizzard at home with this Winter Science Lab. Perfect for indoor fun! Create a science challenge to discover and learn from. Get instructions from The Educators Spin On It.