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Science Kiddo

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My name is Crystal

Welcome to the Science Kiddo!

I used to be a chemist, but now I spend my days homeschooling my two kids and blogging about kid science activities.

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“My mission is to enable parents and educators to help their children develop scientific minds through simple, fun, and easy kid friendly science experiments.”

Recent Posts

Salt Dough Valentines | Spin Art Heart Magnets

February 8th, 2016|0 Comments

Fishing for LEGO Ice Minifigures

January 30th, 2016|2 Comments

Valentine’s Day Science | Magic Milk Hearts

January 23rd, 2016|2 Comments

Snow Paint | Winter Color Mixing Science

January 9th, 2016|1 Comment

“My mission is to enable parents and educators to help their children develop scientific minds through simple, fun, and easy kid friendly science experiments.”

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  • Spin art salt dough valentines are the perfect non candy valentine craft to give this year. Add a magnet to turn them into adorable heart magnet valentines!

Salt Dough Valentines | Spin Art Heart Magnets

Spin art salt dough valentines are the perfect non candy valentine craft to give this year. Add a magnet to turn them into adorable heart magnet valentines! *This post contains affiliate links. Please see our disclosure policy. What kind of valentines are [...]

  • Use salt and liquid watercolors to create gorgeous Valentines science art. Learn hands on science while creating bright and colorful ice hearts.

Ice Heart Science and Art | STEAM for Valentine’s Day

Use salt and liquid watercolors to create gorgeous Valentines science art. Learn hands on science while creating bright and colorful ice hearts. *This post contains affiliate links. Please see our disclosure policy. Creating colorful ice hearts is the perfect Valentines science art [...]

  • Making cupids fly using static electricity is the perfect easy science activity for kids this Valentine's Day. Get your balloons and your crazy hair ready!

Flying Cupids | Static Electricity for Valentine’s Day

Making cupids fly using static electricity is the perfect easy science activity for kids this Valentine's Day. Get your balloons and your crazy hair ready! *This post contains affiliate links. Please see our disclosure policy. What kid doesn't love rubbing their hair [...]

  • Magic milk hearts is a Valentine's Day science variation on the classic experiment. It's a little bit science, a little bit art, and a whole lot of fun!

Valentine’s Day Science | Magic Milk Hearts

This popular Valentine's Day science activity is a holiday variation of the classic magic milk experiment. It's a little bit science, a little bit art, and a whole lot of fun! *This post contains affiliate links. Please see our disclosure policy. Magic [...]

  • Discover ice science! Paint with ice, fish for ice, build sculptures, and more! Six simple ice science and engineering ideas to keep the kids learning.

Ice Science and Engineering | Unique Hands-On Play

Discover ice science! Paint with ice, fish for ice, build sculptures, and more! Ten simple ice science and engineering ideas to keep the kids learning. Winter is the perfect time to have some fun with ice science. Over the past few months I [...]

  • Play with the snow, but stay warm inside this winter by making snow paint. Experiment with color mixing, create beautiful art, and learn snow science.

Snow Paint | Winter Color Mixing Science

Play with the snow, but stay warm inside this winter by making snow paint. Experiment with color mixing, create beautiful art, and learn snow science. *This post contains affiliate links. Please see our disclosure policy. When I was a kid one of [...]

  • Easily create fizzy snow this winter! An exciting twist on a classic science experiment for kids creates gorgeous, colorful, and bubbly science process art.

Fizzy Snow | Process Art and Science

*This post contains affiliate links. Please see our disclosure policy. Too wet to go out, And too cold to play ball, So we sat in the house, We did nothing at all. The Cat in the Hat, Dr. Seuss If the weather [...]

  • It's easy to make your own fake snow whenever you get the craving for winter play. All you need is one simple ingredient

Easy Fake Snow | Sensory Science for Kids

*This post contains affiliate links. Please see our disclosure policy. Now you can play in the snow year-round, inside, no matter where you live. It's easy to make your own fake snow whenever you get the craving for winter play. All you need [...]

  • The only thing better than playing with LEGO minifigures and bricks is making your own, especially when they are soft and glow in the dark.

Glow in the Dark LEGO Minifigures

*This post contains affiliate links. Please see our disclosure policy. It was early. As I navigated my way through the dark room to get to the computer it happened again. I doubled over, holding my foot while I screamed out in pain, cursing [...]

  • Make your own natural egg dye using red cabbage. Learn amazing acid/base chemistry by painting your eggs with various household materials.

Natural Egg Dye + Acid/Base Chemistry

One of the things I anticipate most about this spring season is dying eggs with my family. It's one of those things that is always fun no matter how old you get. This year we added another interesting dimension to our egg-dying party by using [...]