We have been putting together many kitchen science experiment ideas for kids. Today we will have fun science experiments with eggs. These are fun experiments to do at home in your kitchen. They are also great for science fairs given those fun effects. Many people look for egg related activities for Easter, but these amazing science experiments are good for any season of the year.
Egg Science Experiments for kids – in the kitchen or for Science Fair
One of our favorite is the egg experiment showing silver egg magic illusion trick. It turns an ordinary egg into a silver egg. It is really easy to do, but the effect is magnificent. You just have to try it.
Can an egg float in water? If not, what can you do to make it happen?
This egg drop experiment is fun and exciting. The inertia trick will surprise and delight every one in your audience.
This brings up another idea of egg drop challenge: making an egg container to prevent egg from breaking when dropped from a very high posation. You can set different limitations on the challenge. This is an example of the egg drop challenge design with straws. You can find design and winning ideas.
Drawing on eggs with crayon and vinegar is a new idea for Easter Eggs. It combines art and science. Kids who like creative activities will like this one.
Get a dozen eggs, and stand on top of eggs! Are you going to break them? Why?
We did this couple times, and every time it was amazing – naked egg. There are many versions floating around on the internet, but this site has the best science explanation. You can read a book with kids How to Make a Bouncing Egg.
Do you know how to make a spider egg? Boys particularly will like this one, especially you get to eat the egg afterwards.
How to force a boiled egg through a narrow bottle neck? This one will simply amaze kids.
What happens when you crack an egg under water?
I hope you like these science experiments. Doing science at home is not just for fun, it is also to cultivate child’s interest in science and help them grow scientific thinking skills. I encourage you follow the scientific steps while working with kids on these fun activities. I outlined the steps and developed this Science Experiment Recording Sheet. I highly recommend using it, even with young children. They can draw pictures if they can’t write. It is the process that is important.
For more Egg Science Activity Ideas, check out Egg Drop Project Design with Straws. You will find winning design ideas and a free design process worksheet. For crafty kids, you will like Egg Painting with Vinegar.
Looking for more easy and fun kitchen science activities for kids? You will like 8 Science Experiments for Kids Using Salt and make sure to check out 150 Kitchen STEM Activities for Kids for more ideas.