Are you looking for fun science activities to spark your toddler’s imagination? You’ve come to the right place today!
My toddlers are constantly looking for new ways to explore the world around them.
They’re interested in how and why things work, and interested in exploring their natural surroundings. While they’re still a little too young to study a physics book, I’ve gathered up some wonderful age appropriate science activities for toddlers that your child will love. Whichever science activity you choose first, you and your toddler are sure to have a super fun time together!
15 Fun Science Activities for Toddlers
Science Activities: Nature & Beyond
Make a Nature Collage – Easy and the materials you need are readily available right outside your door!
Paint with Leaves – this is so much fun!
Paint with Flowers – so pretty and smells nice, too.
Learn about the planets with an Outer Space Jello Sensory Tray
Paint with Walnuts – this makes for some very unique prints.
Explore Water with a DIY Water Table Exploration Station
Science Activities: Experiments
Try these super awesome Magic Balloons Experiment from Playdough to Plato
Make a Sparkly Explosion Experiment for your toddler from Preschool Powol Packets
This Color Changing Paper Towel Experiment is surely a crowd pleaser! from Learn Create Love
Try this sweet M&M’s science experiment from Coffee Cups & Crayons
Try a cool Fizzy Ice Experiment from Toddler Approved
Science Activities: Recipes
Make some scientific Slime and explore how weird it feels – from Glued to My Crafts
A basic fizzy science recipe will keep your little scientist intrigued for quite some time – from Geek Mom
This chocolate Cloud Dough Recipe is a fun way to explore smell, texture, and more
Color Changing Squirty Chalk from Growing a Jeweled Rose looks like the most fun thing ever!