Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Let kids have fun and discover science concepts with these 10 cool and spooky STEM projects – perfect for Halloween
10 Spooky Halloween STEM Projects for Kids

1. LED Ornaments

Send your kids trick or treating or create holiday decorations with these LED ornaments that kids can make on their own. Detailed tutorial is here on my blog.
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2. Screaming Ghosts

Make these creepy sounding balloons with instructions from Preschool Powohl Pockets.
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3, Jack-o-Lantern Slime

Make all kinds of faces with these jack-o-lantern slime from Left Brain Craft Brain
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4. Squishy Circuits

Here is another project to teach kids about electricity with Halloween squishy circuits from STEM Powered Family.
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5. Dry Ice Ghosts

Dry ice creates wonderful smoky potions and ghost bubbles for Halloween. This ghost bubble play from Gift of Curiosity is high on our “wish list”!
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6. Potions Tower

I love this Halloween take on a classic density column from Babble Dabble Do:
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7. Glowing Edible Spiderwebs

Halloween is certainly time for any glow-in-the-dark projects, and I love these edible spiderwebs from Fun At Home With Kids.
Glowing spiderwebs

8. Ghost Rockets

This is yet another Halloween take on another popular project, Alka-Seltzer rockets from Growing a Jeweled Rose.
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9. Halloween Engineering

Build this ghostly tower with styrofoam balls from Little Bins for Little Hands or with marshmallows
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10. Self Inflating Ghosts

Make “magic ghosts” and explore chemistry with this classic experiment from Mama Smiles: Joyful Parenting
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2 comments:

maryanne @ mama smiles said...

Love the screaming ghost balloons idea! Thanks for including ours :)

Ticia said...

Those look like so much fun to try. I'll have to show the kids them and let them pick out a project or two to try.