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500 Science Activities for Every Month of the Year

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It is hard to believe we have collected so many science activity ideas for kids over the years, I feel it is necessary to organize them in a way so it is easy to find an activity when I want to do something with kids. Here we are going to put these activities in the order of the months and seasons of the year, so no matter what time it is during the year, you can find something quickly.

Year Long Science Activities for Kids

Love science but could not come up science activity ideas to do with kids? We have listed over 500 science activities for kids for each month of the year, with season themes and activities for kids from preschool kindergarten to high school. Great STEM resource for science class at school or homeschool or after school activities at home. You can also plan your science camp using these resources.

January Science Activities

It is the beginning of the new year, let’s celebrate it with science! It is also cold in most areas, so we can do some science with the cold temperature.

8 STEM Activities to Celebrate the New Year, most activities have science components in them.

8 Cold Science Experiments to Amaze Kids

6 Fun and Easy Snow Science Activities

You will get more ideas from over 200 Winter Science Activities for Kids.

February Science Activities

It is still cold, so try some indoor science activities. Of course, no one can forget the Valentines.

9 Heart Science Activities for Kids for Valentine’s Day.

8 Science Activities to Learn About Color

8 Science Activities about Salt

5 Science Experiments Using Pepper

March Science Activities

It starts to warm up, but there are always up and downs, so this is a good time to study weather. If you start growing seeds, make sure invite kids and do some science exploration with them.

Our collection of over 75 Spring Science Activities have a lot wonderful science ideas for kids of all ages.

10 Weather Science Activities for Kids

9 Science Activities for Kids to Learn about Seeds

April Science Activities

In our area, we get a lot windy days during this time of the year. It is also a good time to study the sun before it gets too hot. Many times Easter falls in April, and for kids, it is about eggs.

8 Fascinating Science Activities with Eggs

7 Wind Science Activities for Kids

10 Science Experiments about the Sun

Related: 75 Spring Science Activities for Kids

May Science Activities

Summer starts in the north hemisphere. It is getting warmer, plants are growing, insects are active.

Make sure to visit our collection of over 100 Summer Science Activities for Kids

8 Simple Science Activities about Bugs

10 Plant Science Activities for Kids

June Science Activities

This is a month with blooming flowers. It is also the time you will see a lot fresh vegetables. Many kids finish the school year in June and families have more time to be outside.

Definitely try these amazing backyard science activities with kids.

9 Amazing Flower Science Activities

With so many fresh food varieties, it is a good time to learn about taste with these 7 Taste Science Activities.

Related: 100 Summer Science Activities for Kids

July Science Activities

It is summer break, and beach is a popular place to go, a place with a lot sand. Many places also see a lot rain. When it is hot, it is always nice to play with something cold, like ice.

7 Sand Science Activities for Kids

8 Science Activities to Learn About Rain

8 Ice Science Activities for kids

August Science Activities

It is still hot in many places, so it is the perfect time to play with water. This is also the time I don’t care kids stay up late till it is dark.

7 Water Science Activities.

10 Science Activities for Kids to Do after It is Dark

During the day, they can study light with these 9 Science Experiments about Light

Related: 70 Fall Science Activities for Kids

September Science Activities

Although the fall starts in August, September is the time it really feels like autumn season. It is also a good time go out at night to observe the moon and stars.

Check out these 70 Autumn Science Activities for Kids

7 Science Activities about the Moon

7 Activities to Learn about Stars and Constellations

October Science Activities

Apples, pumpkins, yellow leaves are signs of October. Kids will also love Halloween at the end of the month.

7 Science Activities using Apples

9 Pumpkin Science Activities for Kids

7 Leaf Science Activities for Kids

For Halloween, try these 10 Skeleton Activity to learn about human body. I also like these 10 Interactive Apps about Human Body.

November Science Activities

It is the start of winter season. Leaves are falling. It is Thanksgiving, when families are getting together, and cooking together.

Find some fun ideas from 200 Winter Science Activities for Kids.

8 Pine Cone Science Activities for Kids

6 Kitchen Science Activities for Kids

December Science Activities

It is cold, and it is Christmas season for many countries. People all over the world are getting ready for the New Year.

9 Science Activities of Christmas Tree

These 9 Magnet Science Activities are perfect for a cold winter day.

It is always fun to watch how others perform science experiments on these interesting science YouTube channels.

Hope these will keep you busy for the year, or maybe several years.

But if you are looking for more science activity ideas with more detailed instructions, and even go broader to STEAM (Science Technology Engineer Art Math), check out these 52 STEAM Activities for Kids. The video below shows what the activities look like in action. As you can see, there are 52 activities designed for kids from age 5 to 12. Each activity has a list of materials needed, a step by step guide on what to do, and pictures to show you what it is like.

I love the part that it explains what kids are learning through the activities. I also love they categorize it into Science, Technology, Engineer, Art, and Math, as well as by kids actions – Build, Color, Play, Sense, and Grow. Each activity also has suggestions for extension activities if your kids want to do more.

At the end of the book, there is an activity planner. It helps organize the activities by week and have a weekly material list.

If you are always trying to find STEAM activities to do with kids, this is a real treat. With 52 activities, you can have one for each week for the whole year! To buy the eBook go to eBook Store or click the STEAM Kids book image below the video.

STEAM Kids Book

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