Halloween Science Experiments

Halloween, Science Experiments / Thursday, October 4th, 2018

My kids LOVE science experiments.  If we could do nothing but science (messy kid science, of course) all day, every day, they'd probably be thrilled.  These spooky Halloween science experiments are perhaps to keep the littles occupied and teach them some cool things about the world.

Halloween science experiments

Halloween Science Experiments | Exploring Physics

These spooky Halloween science experiments help your kids learn about physics (and engineering).

5 Spooky Halloween science experiments exploring physics and engineering

Make dancing ghosts using static electricity.

Build candy corn structures out of candy and toothpicks.

Build a catapult and launch your Halloween candy.

Build a cool ghostly structure out of styrofoam balls and toothpicks.

Make a spooky diving ghost with a white trash bag, a penny, and a water bottle (and a few other things).

Simple LEGO Halloween Building Ideas

Your kids can get creative with LEGO and build some really cool Halloween-themed creations.

simple lego halloween building ideas

Halloween Science Experiments | Exploring Chemistry

Teach your kids about chemical reactions with things like slime, fizzies, magic inflating balloons, and other fun Halloween science experiments.

Halloween science experiments exploring chemistry

What kid doesn't like fizzing things?  Make some ghost fizzies with baking soda and vinegar.

Make a magic inflating jack-o-lantern with a balloon and some vinegar and baking soda.

Try this Frankenworms dancing gummy worms experiment.

Make some erupting candy corn foam dough.

If your kids love slime, trying making this glow in the dark slime (Borax free).

Whip up a batch of spider oobleck with only two ingredients: constarch and water (and plastic spiders).

Make a ghostly bubble experiment with some corn syrup and liquid soap.

Make some bubble spider webs (this science experiment doubles as art).

Have some of those little candy corns hanging around?  Make a batch of candy corn clime.

Try out this 3-ingredient pumpkin slime (i.e. make your jack-o-lantern ooze spooky slime).

If you can get your hands on some iron-oxide powder, you can make this magnetic slime.

Rebecca is a mother of twin boys and a professional blogger.  She loves to bake, knit, and run through the forest.

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