This week’s Share It Saturday features were inspired by Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails’ beautiful crystal rainbows! I’ve made crystal snowflakes in the past with the kiddos, and we all loved how they turned out. Here are even more science ideas for kids to try using borax and pipe cleaners!
pipe cleaner crystal science ideas for kids
The crystal rainbows from Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails are just beautiful! I think they would make pretty decorations for spring.
Fantastic Fun and Learning’s crystallized Easter eggs are so colorful! I imagine the kiddos could create all kinds of patterns while creating their eggs.
Of course I adore the crystal shamrocks Housing a Forest created! Perfect for St. Patrick’s Day!
I adore the combination of science and literacy with Mess for Less’ crystal pipe cleaner letters!
Mummology’s crystal hearts would make a lovely addition to Valentine’s Day or Mother’s Day gifts, or even just because.
These crystal bunnies from Creekside Learning are beyond adorable! They’d be great to make for spring and Easter.
Housing a Forest’s crystal chicks would be a great way to teach basic shapes to children, along with the science aspect of it.
The preschool teacher in me cannot wait to try Playdough to Plato’s crystal names.
These colorful icicles from Happy Hooligans would make beautiful Christmas decorations. I also think they’d be a great addition to a winter theme.
Pipecleaner crystal flowers from Little Bins for Little Hands would be lovely any time of year. I can see the children making them as gifts for their parents.
Do you have any other science ideas for kids that revolve around growing crystals? If so, I’d love to hear about them in the comments below!
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