Here’s a great collection of easy science activities to do in winter.
Science activities to do in winter
Try these science activities during the winter for some seasonal science lessons. They include star gazing while the skies are dark, ice investigations, and a STEAM science and art lesson about the Northern Lights.
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Ready-made science curriculum for children
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Science activities to do during the winter months
Candy cane science experiment with printable
Let’s use this candy cane science activity to learn the stages of a science experiment.
Ice melting experiment
Let’s use coloured salt to explore how ice melts.
Northern lights art for kids
Let’s learn about the Aurora Borealis and try this technique to make Northern Lights art for kids.
Stars lesson plan and free constellations printables
Use this Stars lesson plan to learn about the stars in the Milky Way galaxy. You get an introduction to constellations and can print Constellation ID cards to use then you go start gazing with children.
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