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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

  • This super easy salt water experiment is the perfect science activity to teach kids about the density of salt and fresh water. Great for an ocean unit!

Salt Water Experiment | Ocean Science for Kids

May 19th, 2016|0 Comments

  • What kid doesn't LOVE searching for magic hidden treasure? Add frothy, foamy, colorful bubbles and this science activity for kids is irresistible!

Magic Hidden Treasure Molds

May 12th, 2016|0 Comments

  • 10 Helpful phrases to say after miscarriage in addition to other practical advice about what to do and what to avoid after a friend has a miscarriage.

10 Helpful Phrases to Say After Miscarriage

April 22nd, 2016|5 Comments

  • Science Kiddo's own fun and simple kids Color Mixing App makes learning about your computer's colors as easy as R-G-B! Color mixing science for kids.

Kids’ Color Mixing App

April 20th, 2016|1 Comment

  • Ready. Aim. Fire! It's time for blow dart painting. Hilariously fun, creative, and active, this art activity for kids is all about the process.

Blow Dart Painting

March 20th, 2016|7 Comments

  • This St. Patrick's Day surprise your kids with tasty leprechaun ice cream at the end of the rainbow. Making this sweet treat also teaches them cool science!

Leprechaun Ice Cream for St. Patrick’s Day

March 14th, 2016|0 Comments

“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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Salt Water Experiment | Ocean Science for Kids

This super easy salt water experiment is the perfect science activity to teach kids about the density of salt and fresh water. Great hands-on science experiment for teaching an ocean unit! *This post contains affiliate links. Please see our disclosure policy. [...]

Magic Hidden Treasure Molds

What kid doesn't LOVE searching for magic hidden treasure? Add frothy, foamy, colorful bubbles and this science activity for kids is irresistible! *This post contains affiliate links. Please see our disclosure policy. What kid doesn't love hunting for hidden treasure? Add a [...]

Rainbow Paper Heart Mother’s Day Card + Easy Kid Made Gifts

This Mother's Day surprise your mom with this free rainbow paper heart card! Perfect for a Mother's Day activity in the classroom or at home. This Mother's Day surprise the special women in your life with this free rainbow paper heart card! [...]

10 Helpful Phrases to Say After Miscarriage

10 Helpful phrases to say after miscarriage in addition to other practical advice about what to do and what to avoid after a friend has a miscarriage. "BEN, I'M LOSING THE BABY!" I screamed in frantic desperation. I wanted him to come rescue [...]

Kids’ Color Mixing App

Science Kiddo's own fun and simple kids Color Mixing App makes learning about your computer's colors as easy as R-G-B! Color mixing science for kids. *This post contains affiliate links. Please see our disclosure policy. Hi, everyone, it’s the Science Dad (Ben) [...]

Blow Dart Painting

Ready. Aim. Fire! It's time for blow dart painting. Hilariously fun, creative, and active, this art activity for kids is all about the process. *This post contains affiliate links. Please see our disclosure policy. We love creating art in all types of [...]

Leprechaun Ice Cream for St. Patrick’s Day

This St. Patrick's Day surprise your kids with tasty leprechaun ice cream at the end of the rainbow. Making this sweet treat also teaches them cool science! *This post contains affiliate links. Please see our disclosure policy. This St. Patrick's Day surprise [...]

Leprechaun Science | Magic Milk for St. Patrick’s Day

This St. Patrick's Day engage the kids in magic leprechaun science using just three common ingredients found in your kitchen. Art and science in one! *This post contains affiliate links. Please see our disclosure policy. The tricky leprechauns are at it again! [...]

28 Days of STEM Giveaway!

During the month of February I participated in an awesome blog series called 28 Days of Hands-On STEM Activities for Kids. Every day during February more than 25 bloggers shared over 60 ideas for science, technology, engineering, and math activities. To celebrate this awesome series [...]

16 (Almost) Free Kitchen Science Experiments for Kids

Try these simple, fun, and frugal kitchen science experiments with your kids! Each experiment requires common materials that you probably already have. Less is more. Simple is better. Many times when I talk to parents about doing science activities with their children they [...]

Screen-Free Coding for Preschool and Kindergarten

Screen-free and hands-on activities to teach coding for preschool and kindergarten. Play board games, make binary code jewelry, and invent secret spy codes. *This post contains affiliate links. Please see our disclosure policy. I keep hearing about teaching young children, even preschoolers, [...]

Fishing for LEGO Ice Minifigures

Be a superheroe and rescue the LEGO ice minifigures from drowning in freezing water using science! Learn why salt melts ice and engage in imaginative play. *This post contains affiliate links. Please see our disclosure policy. HELP! The LEGO minifigures are drowning [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

12 Hands On Science Activities for Year-Round Fun and Learning

This round up of the most popular hands on science activities from The Science Kiddo includes 12 hands on science activities for kids to do year-round! *This post contains affiliate links. Please see our disclosure policy. Parents often tell me that they [...]

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 [...]

Fizzy Color Changing Chemical Reaction | Kid Science

The perfect science experiment for kids of all ages, this fizzy color changing chemical reaction is sure to amaze. Easy experiment with nontoxic materials. *This post contains affiliate links. Please see our disclosure policy. Kids can't resist this amazing color changing chemical [...]

Frosty Homemade Ice Cream

This simple recipe for homemade ice cream will have you enjoying a sweet and frosty treat in less than 10 minutes. Learn delicious science in the process! *This post contains affiliate links. Please see our disclosure policy. Once upon a time there [...]

Magic Milk | Process Art and Science for Kids

Call it magic milk, milk fireworks, color changing milk, or tie-dye milk. Whatever you name it, give this super easy process science/art activity a try! *This post contains affiliate links. Please see our disclosure policy. Magic milk is a very popular science [...]

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