Rainbow Science Activities for Kids

Here is a collection of our favorite rainbow science activities for kids. These rainbow STEM and/or STEAM activities are perfect to do around spring, St. Patrick’s Day or any time of year and make a great addition to any science units on weather and light! Follow our Science for Kids Pinterest board!   Exploring the […]

Reflection Science with Light Patterns in a Box

This box of light patterns is absolutely the coolest science activity for kids we’ve made yet! We explored how different colors of light are reflected in mirrors and observed the various patterns of light created. This is definitely a must try! Follow our Science for Kids Pinterest board!   Exploring mirrors and reflections is always fun for kids […]

Astronomy for Kids: Make Constellations Using DIY Magnetic LED Lights

In this astronomy for kids activity, children will use DIY magnetic LED lights to create different constellations on cookie sheets! This star science activity for kids is perfect to do at home or in the classroom. Follow our Science for Kids Pinterest board!     Kids love looking up at the night sky. The stars, moon, […]

Science for Kids: DIY Magnetic LED Lights

Make your very own magnetic LED lights  in this fun science activity for kids. This STEM / STEAM project is a super fun way to explore magnetism and circuits! Follow our Science for Kids Pinterest board!       Have you heard of LED throwies? They’re little magnetic LED lights created by Graffiti Research Lab. They are called throwies […]

Light Science for Kids: Ways to Explore Refraction and Reflection

Here’s a fun collection of light science for kids! You’ll find light science experiments about both light refraction and light reflection in this science roundup. Follow our Science for Kids Pinterest board!     Because we have been having so much fun with our most recent light science activities, I decided to round up some more […]

Rainbow Science: Creating Light Patterns with a CD

We love rainbow science, and this STEAM / STEM light activity using a blank CD and paper is a really fun one! Not only will kids create rainbow reflections with the CD, but they’ll use paper to alter the patterns of the light. Follow our Science for Kids and STEM for Kids Pinterest boards!   […]

Science for Kids: How to Make a Kaleidoscope

Learn how to make a kaleidoscope in this fun STEM/science activity for kids. It’s such a fun way to explore light, reflections, and symmetry! Follow our Science for Kids Pinterest board!     Last week I made these super fun kaleidoscopes with my after school science class (which is composed of 1st and 2nd graders). […]

Rainbow Science for Kids: Homemade Spectroscope

Make a homemade spectroscope with a few simple materials and explore the spectrum of different light sources. You’ll see all kinds of rainbows! This science activity for kids makes a great addition to a unit on light or weather and is perfect for St. Patrick’s Day too! Follow our Science for Kids Pinterest board!     Light […]