STEAM Experiments

Our STEAM experiments are always simple, easy, and fun! We try to use as few supplies as possible, and they’re usually things you already have around our house! Our goal is to make STEAM experiments accessible to all families, and kids of all ages – from babies to toddlers to preschoolers and beyond! 

Latest STEAM Experiments

Make Quicksand | STEAM Activity for Kids

When my kids were playing in sand recently I mentioned something like, “hopefully it isn’t quicksand.” My kids both asked, “what’s quicksand?”. I realized they didn’t know what quicksand was yet, so we watched a few YouTube videos to learn about it. My kids were enthralled. Then I decided to turn...

Rainbow Lemonade | STEAM Activity for Kids

Today we’re making the perfect midsummer treat: Rainbow Lemonade! This is as beautiful as it is delicious, and it's easier than it looks to make. My kids had a blast helping me make the rainbow lemonade and couldn't wait to drink it. Keep reading to learn how to make this colorful summer...

Disappearing Colors | STEAM Activity for Kids

Today’s STEAM activity is disappearing colors. It’s another magical experiment that fascinated my kids. It’s simple to do with just a few ingredients you probably have at home right now.   Safety Note: this experiment uses liquid bleach. Bleach is toxic and can be harmful if inhaled or ingested,...

Can You Fit Through an Index Card? | STEAM Activity for Kids

I held up a 3” by 5” index card and asked my kids, can you fit through this index card? It’s no surprise that they both giggled and said, “No!” I told them it is possible, and I'll show them how…all we need to do is make a few cuts with scissors to turn the index card into a connected chain that...

Dancing Raisins | STEAM Activity for Kids

Today’s STEAM Activity is Dancing Raisins! This activity is so simple but is incredibly fun and entertaining for kids. There are two ways to do this experiment: with Sprite or with baking soda and vinegar. We tested and had a blast with both methods, so I’m sharing both methods in today’s post. ...

Make S’mores in a Solar Oven | STEAM Activity for Kids

Today’s STEAM Activity is making s’mores in a solar oven! This is just in time for the Fourth of July, our favorite day to make and eat s’mores!  The title of our Lil’ Smore magazine (that I shared last week), made me desperately want s’mores. It is my favorite summer treat. We often cook the...

Be a Fossil Hunter at Home | STEAM Activity for Kids

Today’s STEAM Activity is becoming a fossil hunter at home! My kids have been really into dinosaurs and paleontology ever since we started watching Dinosaur Train on PBS. If you’ve never seen it, I highly recommend it as educational and entertaining children’s programing. My kids have learned so...

Make a Fossil | STEAM Activity for Kids

Today’s STEAM Activity is making fossils! This is a perfect activity for any dinosaur loving kid. This activity was inspired by our Lil’ Smore magazine that I shared in yesterday’s post. The magazine featured an article on how to make dinosaur fossils, and my kids wanted to try it right away! It...

Make a Bouncy Ball | STEAM Activity for Kids

Today’s STEAM Activity for slime week is homemade bouncy balls! I hope you and your kids enjoy this activity as much as we did! These bouncy balls were simple to make at home, and my kids were excited to make their own bouncy balls! We tested 2 different recipes and both worked great. Recipe 1...

Make Silly Putty | STEAM Activity for Kids

Today’s STEAM Activity is continuing our slime week theme. We made Fluffy Cloud Slime on Monday, and today we're making Silly Putty!  My kids loved the silly putty! My son doesn’t really like slime because it’s too wet, slimy and messy, but he loved the silly putty because it’s more dry, but still...

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