Chemistry for Kids – Experiments, Worksheets, & Activities

Chemistry for Kids

Learn chemistry for kids with these fun chemistry science experiments and worksheets. These easy chemistry experiment ideas are perfect for learning about states of matter, chemical reactions, and more. We have lots of chemistry activities for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade, 8th grade, 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, and 12th graders. Whether you try these chemistry experiments at home, in your homeschool coop, or as part of your classroom activities Рthese are sure to be a hit!

Learn chemistry for kids with these fun chemistry science experiments and worksheets. These easy chemistry experiment ideas are perfect for learning about states of matter, chemical reactions, and more. We have lots of chemistry activities for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade, 8th grade, 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, and 12th graders. Whether you try these chemistry experiments at home, in your homeschool coop, or as part of your classroom activities - these are sure to be a hit!

Chemistry experiments at home

Our family loves using Apologia Chemistry, but these chemistry experiment ideas will work with whatever science curriculum you are using. Simply click on the TEXT LINK below to see our free science worsheets and  experiments to round out your lesson. These chemistry science for kid ideas are perfect for preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, grade 2, grade 3, grade 4, grade 5, grade 6, grade 7, grade 8, grade 9, grade 10, grade 11, and grade 12 students.

easy-colorful-polymer-chemistry-science-experiment-for-kids-of-all-ages With 2 simple ingredients you have in your kitchen you can quickly and easily make your own plastic milk! Kids are going to be super impressed with this fun, hands-on Milk Plastic project! With this very simple science experimentfor kids, you can turn milk into plastic! This milk and vinegar experiment is perfect for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th graders too .Simply download pdf file with milk and vinegar experiment worksheet and you are ready to start this fun science experiment with milk!  DIY Lava Lamp - super easy way to make your own lava lamp with simple things you have around your house. This homemade lava lamp is such a fun science project for kids of all ages to sneak in some summer learning. This science experiment is for toddlers, preschoolers, pre k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and kids of all ages at home, homeschool, summer camps, classroom, etc.

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This outrageously FUN Exploding Snowman is a fun winter science experiment for kids of all ages from toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd grade students. This STEM experiment is super simple to try using common materials you already have in your kitchen! Use this as a snowman activity to teach kids a little chemistry with this baking soda and vinegar experiment. exploding paint artwork with chemistry project Kids will be amazed as they learn about the purpose of yeas with this Yeast balloon experiment. This blow up a balloon with yeast project is fun for kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th graders too. All you need are a few simple materials to see what yeast does in bread. Simply print yeast balloon experiment worksheet and you are ready to try this simple, but fascinating science experiment for kids. Have you ever tried making a Rainbow in a Jar project? If you haven't tried this classic density experiment, I'm going to show you how easy it is to make with a few common household items! This rainbow science experiment is so pretty and will amaze your preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students. Try this rainbow experiment as part of a weather theme, St Patricks Day activity, a rainbow theme or a spring activity for kids. 

Chemistry experiments

Kids are going to love this crazy cool bouncy egg experimert! Children will be amazed by this egg experiment where they will literally dissolve the shell of a raw egg to create a bouncy egg. This bouncy egg vinegar project is fun for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th grade students. Plus our version of this egg in vinegar experiment has a fun, colorful twist! capillary action experiment Protecting your skin from the sun's UV rays may be a hard, abstract concept for kids to understand... at least until they get a sunburn. This simple sunscreen experiment allows kids to learn about the importance of using sunscreen this summer. This summer science is perfect for all ages from kindergartner, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th graders. All you need are a few simple materials to try this sunscreen construction paper experiment.

Chemistry experiments for Kids

Make learning the elements of the periodic table fun with this free printable battleship game. This Periodic Table Battleship Game is a great way to learn the periodic table elements while playing a fun science game for kids. Use this periodic table game with kids of all ages studying Chemistry for Kids from 3rd grade, 4th grade, 4th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade, 8th grade, 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, and 12 grade students. Simply print the periodic table memorizatin game and you are ready to play and learn!  This printable Periodic Table Game is a great way to work on learning the elements of the periodic table for kids. Use this free printable Chemistry game as part of a science, periodic table or element study. Simply print the periodic table of elements board game to play and learn with 3rd grade, 4th grade, 4th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade, 8th grade, 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, and 12 grade students.  Children will love learning about the periodic table and the elements that are listed on it with these free printable periodic table worksheet pages! Using these periodic table of elements worksheets studnets in 3rd grade, 4th grade, 4th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade, 8th grade, 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, and 12 grade will enjoy learning about different elements and their symbols.  Simply print the periodic table activity worksheet pdf and you are ready to play and learn. Looking for a fun, Easy Science Experiment to teach kids about atoms? This Charged Atoms Science Experiment is perfect for an introduction to atoms for kids with kindergarten. grade 1, grade 2, grade 3, garde 4, grade 5, and grade 6 students. You will love how simple this atom experiments for elementary students is! So try this easy chemistry experiments at home that only needs a couple materials including a balloon!

Periodic table activities

Learn about atoms, atomic numbers, and more with these fun atom and periodic table activities.

The goal of an amazing science experiment for kids is to grab kids attention and make them wonder why did that happen, how could that work, and I want to try that! This leak proof bag is such a simple science experiment for kids that explores polymers. What's best is this amazing science experiment with everyday materials! Try this water experiment with kids of all ages from toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th graders too. Are your kids as crazy about slime as mine are? My kids love playing with slime and trying different types of slime. In our experimenting, we came up with this cool baking soda slime. This slime uses baking soda as the activator for a wonderful sheen and flow without being sticky at all! And with the first day fo sCome see how to make slime with baking soda and get playing with your preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd graders. This amazing color changing slime is going to blow your mind! This heat sensitive slime will actually change color as your kids touch it because it is heat sensitive! This is a super cool project for kids you MUST TRY! Must try summer activity for kids to add to their summer bucket list

Polymer Experiments

A polymer is a substance made up of a long chain of molecules that make a flexible materials like plastic or gum. One of our favorite way to learn about and explore polymers is to makeslime! But we have some ohter fun polymer expeirments using plastic bags, balloons, and even ithe powdery substance found in diapers that expands when wet.

This beautiful butterfly craft for kids helpds kids explore science by making stunning chromatography butterflies! This easy butterfly craft is fun for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th graders. Besides creating a fun butterfly craft idea, you will learn about chromatography for kids. This is a fun coffee fitler craft, spring science experiment or summer activity for kids! Fun and EASY chromatography projects for kids Why do leaves change color science experiment Looking for cute and fun-to-make Christmas or winter craft ideas? You will love this colorful snowflake craft for kids that uses chromatography to create stunning diy snowflake decorations for December and January! These arts and crafts snowflakes are perfect for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and up to make. You've got to try these winter craft ideas!

Chromatography Projects for Kids

In chemical analysis, chromatography is a laboratory technique for the separation of a mixture into its components.

Candy science is a fantastic way to demonstrate scientific principles using something kids love, candy! With these simple Colorful Candy Science Experiments, the biggest challenge is not eating all of your science supplies. These easy science projects are perfect for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students. SKittle Turkey Science Thanksgiving-Activities Are you looking for a fun AND educational fall activity for kids? These pumpkin science experiments are quick, easy, and engaging for kids of all ages. For this halloween science all you need are a few common liquids, candy, and our dissolving candy experiment worksheet. This candy science is perfect for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd graders too. Simply print halloween science worksheet and you are ready to play and learn! Jelly bean stem for kids

Candy Chemistry

For these experiments, your students will explore basic chemistry concepts by testing the solubility of substances in water.

Ice Cream Volcano Summer Science Experiment for kids This vinegar and baking soda rocket is an out-of-this-world fun AND educational summer activity for kids! Preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students will enjoy making the baking soda rocket. This how to make a bottle rocket project is one of those really cool science projects your kids will remember forever! dancing corn fall-science-experiments Kids are going to love this really fun Frozen Rainbow Eruptions science activity where kids will make beautiful rainbows as they create a chemical reaction! This baking soda and vinegar experiment! This rainbow activities for preschoolers usese a couple simple materials for a mesmerizing, colorful preschool summer activity! Use this rainbow science with toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd graders.

Chemical reaction experiments

jack-o-lantern-pumpkin-volcano-halloween-science-experiments Look-Inside-a-Volcano-Activity Looking for really fun beach activities for kids? This sand volcano is not only a really cool thing to do on your summer vacation, but a fun summer science experiment too. This volcano experiment is perfect for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd graders too.  This summer activities for kids is super quick and easy with NO clean-up. Have you ever heard of a lemon volcano? Kids are going to love this fun, creative,volcano experiment that screams summer! This simple lemon volcano experiment is perfect for curious kids from toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd graders too. All you need are a few simple materials to make some amazing erupting lemon volcanos!

Volcano science experiments

Are you studying the water cycle? Spring and summer are a great time to study this topic because it rains so much, at least where we live. This is an important STEM topic to study for kids of all ages. We made a Lego Water Cycle to help kids visualize what we learned. We’ve made other water cycle crafts and my kids all loved them, but turning it into a lego activity for kids may have taken the cake! You've got to try this water cycle model that is fun AND educational too! This is a fun water cycle project for kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th graders too. This Water Cycle Book is a great way to work on reading and fine motor skills while learning about the water cycle for kids. Use this free water cycle printables as part of a water cycle study, study of life cycles in science, summer learning, or extra practice. This set includes a water cycle explanantion for kids from preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and elementary age students in first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd graders too. Simply print water cycle for kindergarten pdf file and get ready to play and learn as part of a fun science or weather study. two simple water cycle activities to help you teach about water cycle for kids. These science projects help you teach your littles all about the water cycle on the earth. Start with the water cycle experiment which provides a great way to see how water turns to gas and back into a liquid again. Then try our water cycle craft to help kids to reinforce the water life cycle. These are both fun ways to learn about the water cycle for kindergarten, pre-k, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd grade science.  Kids will enjoy learning more about the water cycle with these Water Cycle Worksheets. These water cycle printable pages include a water cycle diagram worksheet, pages to label, coloring pages, and more! Use these free science worksheets with kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th grade students.  Simply print water cycle worksheet pdf and you are ready to play and learn about the water cycle for kids.

Water Cycle Activities

Looking for that really cool science experiment for kids that grabs kids attention, teaches, and makes them say WOW! This squishy circuits project is fun and easy to do with a kid-approve Lego theme to keep preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students engaged. All you need are a few simple materials to try this Electricity Science Experiments and you are ready to play and learn! There are so many fun variations for this electricity experiments for kids Did you know you can create your own electricity from fruit? Yep! In this amazign lemon battery your children will use a couple simple materials to make a lemon powered light. This lemon battery experiment is perfect for kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students to explore creating a circuit. Except in this case, we will get our electricity from lemon power! This electricity experiment for kids is sure to amaze and delight kids of all ages!   Teach students about electricity for kids with this simple and amazing light bulb experiment! This light bulb science project only requires a couple simple materials and you can make an incandescent light bulb just like Thomas Edison did! This electricity experiments for kids is fun for kids of all ages from kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade, and 8th graders too.

Electricity Experiments

Electricity, in and of itself, is not a chemical reaction; however, we do use chemical reactions to derive electricity.

Helping children gras the concept of solid liquid gas for kids is tricky - students learn best by seeing and touching and you can't do either with gas. This states of matter for kids project allows you to EASILY introduce  the 3 states of matter for kids using balloons! This solid liquid gas kindergarten, pre-k, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, and up is perfect for summer learning, science lesson, and more. WE've also included a wy to turn this into a density experiment for kids as well!Plus don't miss the printable states of matter worksheet pdf to explore the concept further! two simple water cycle activities to help you teach about water cycle for kids. These science projects help you teach your littles all about the water cycle on the earth. Start with the water cycle experiment which provides a great way to see how water turns to gas and back into a liquid again. Then try our water cycle craft to help kids to reinforce the water life cycle. These are both fun ways to learn about the water cycle for kindergarten, pre-k, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd grade science.   Have you ever tried making a Rainbow in a Jar project? If you haven't tried this classic density experiment, I'm going to show you how easy it is to make with a few common household items! This rainbow science experiment is so pretty and will amaze your preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students. Try this rainbow experiment as part of a weather theme, St Patricks Day activity, a rainbow theme or a spring activity for kids.  Looking for a really fun and memorable science experiment for kids? You will love these EPIC pop rocks experiment. Try this pop rocks science experiment with preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th grade students to try a simple chemical reaction. This Whether you try this pop rocks science experiments for homeschool science, at a science birthday party, or as part of a summer science project - this is a MUST try,  really cool science experimentkids will LOVE.

Solid liquid gas experiments

Explore states of matter further with these fun projects:

Kids will love learning about the different states of matter with these free printable States of Matter Worksheets.  Their are pages for students to learn about solids, liquids, and gases while filling out these no-prep states of matter printables. These solid liquid gas worksheet pages are handy for kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th graders too. Simply print states of matter worksheet pdf and you are ready to play and learn about states of matter for kids!  There are quite a few activities that can help teach children about density, but nothing as simple as this printable density activity. This fun Cookie Jar solid liquid gas worksheet will help children understand the difference between that states of matter Solid, Liquid and Gas in just one afternoon. This states of matter worksheet is perfect for elementary age students in grade 1, grade 2, grade 3, and grade 4. States of Matter Coloring Pages  Learning about the three different states of matter is fun with this no-prep States of Matter Activity. Use these states of matter printable clip cards in your states of matter lesson plan to teach kids about the three different states of matter - solid, gas and liquid. Use this solid liquid gas activity with kindergarten, first grade, second grade, and third graders.

States of Matter Worksheets