Looking for some spooktacular fun this Halloween? Get your little scientists ready for a wickedly good time with these easy Halloween science experiments for kids! From bubbling potions to creepy crawly slime, these hands-on activities are sure to delight and educate. Whether you’re hosting a Halloween party or just looking for some learning disguised as fun, these experiments will bring a touch of magic to the holiday. Grab your lab coats and safety goggles, because it’s time to dive into some hair-raising science!
Must Try Halloween Science Experiments
Get ready for a hands-on, educational, and incredibly fun way to celebrate Halloween and ignite a passion for science! Here are a few of our favorite Halloween Science Experiments.
More fun science experiments for kids
Kids of all ages love these fun Halloween activities and easy experiments:
- Ghost Rockets: Launch ghostly rockets into the night sky with this thrilling experiment. By combining a few household items, you can create a chemical reaction that propels a rocket high into the air. The sight of ghostly shapes soaring through the darkness will leave your guests in awe.
- Flying Tea Bag Ghosts: Caution! This activity involves the use of fire. As such, this activity should only be performed under adult supervision in a safe location far away from buildings, furniture, trees, or other objects that can catch on fire.
- Fizzy Pumpkins: Experiment with baking soda paint and vinegar to create fizzy pumpkins. Preschool kids love these types of experiments.
- Pumpkin Volcano – Chemical reactions with baking soda and vinegar are fun to watch.
- Glow in the Dark Slime: Get ready to make some ooey-gooey, glow-in-the-dark slime! This experiment combines chemistry and Halloween fun as you mix together common household ingredients to create a slimy substance that glows under UV light.
- Dancing Ghost: make a static-powered dancing ghost.
- Floating Eye Experiment using ping-pong balls: A spooky experiment to learn all about the science of Bernoulli’s Principle with your children this Halloween!
- Oozing Pumpkin Experiment: Give your jack o’lanterns new life with a demonstration of an exothermic chemical reaction!
Which Halloween Science experiments did you try with your kids? Comment below and let us know. Share on social media with others.