Kids are natural explorers. Their curiosity drives them to do and try things that we can’t understand. Giving them simple hands on science experiments is a great way to channel their natural curiosity. There are many activities you can do with just a few household items and a short period of time. But how do you find them?
Books For Simple Hands On Science Experiments
Whether you hit the local library, used book store, or order them online, here are some suggestions of books for simple hands on science experiments to help pique your child’s interest.
Science in Seconds for Kids: Over 100 Experiments You Can Do in Ten Minutes or Less
In just 10 minutes or less you can light your room, lose weight by going upstairs, or pop a balloon with a magnifying glass! These experiments are simple, short, and fun!
Kitchen Science Lab for Kids: 52 Family Friendly Experiments from Around the House
For whatever reason most kids like being in the kitchen, and the kitchen is a great place to get a little messy and still have fairly easy clean up. This book offers some great hands on science experiments in physics, chemistry and biology with many that are even safe for toddlers!
365 Simple Science Experiments With Everyday Materials
Invisible ink, a directional compass and rock candy are just a few things your kids will find to experiment with in this book. Get outside or work indoors, this book has activities for all seasons.
The Everything Kids’ Easy Science Experiments Book: Explore the world of science through quick and fun experiments!
Explore your five senses, discover density and sound, delve into seasons, life cycles, and weather, investigate electricity and light, study the solar system and landforms and examine matter and acids/bases all within your own home!
Any of Janice VanCleave’s “Science” for Every Kid Books
These Janice VanCleave books are a great place to level up the science fun by putting them into their science categories. Books in this series include Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, and Astronomy.
These are the perfect books for simple hands on science experiments. Use them for a rainy weekend, an unscheduled vacation day, your homeschool lessons, or even after school. Your kids will have so much fun conducting the experiments, they’ll forget they are actually learning about science!