Looking for a fun St. Patrick’s Day activity to enjoy with your kids? These 20 fun St. Patrick’s Day science experiments are both fun and educational!
St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner! Before you know it, we’ll all be searching for pots of gold at the end of rainbows, and celebrating the luck of the Irish! If you are looking for something fun to do with your kids, you can’t go wrong with a science experiment. Whether you are looking to create a fun classroom environment for your kids, or you just want to come up with a fun activity for them to do on St. Patrick’s Day, your kids will love these experiments. From leprechauns to rainbows, here are 20 St. Patrick’s Day science experiments for kids.
20 Fun St. Patrick’s Day Science Experiments for Kids
Learn about Crystal science with a St. Patrick’s Day theme with this fun Shamrock Salt Crystal experiment from Fun with Mama.
Enjoy sensory play with a side of science science with this Leprechaun Sand science experiment from Live Well Play Together.
Learn about the science of buoyancy while completing this Sink the Leprechaun’s Pot science experiment from Little Bins for Little Hands.
Turn daisies green and learn about color absorption with this fun experiment from B-Inspired Mama.
Kids can enjoy a chemistry experiment with a side of treasure hunt with these Leprechaun Rocks from STEAM Powered Family.
Grow your own shamrocks with this great experiment from Pre-K Pages.
This green lava lamp from Crafts on Sea will have your kids oohing and ahhing.
Wrap up your leprechaun themed science with science + sensory play with this gold slime from Ruffles and Rainbows.
All kids love fizzing science experiments don’t they? Your kids will not be disappointed by these fun St. Patrick’s Day Fizzing Pots from Little Bins for Little Hands.
Enjoy another fizzing St. Patrick’s Day science experiment with this fun fool’s gold from Pre-K Pages.
For more sensory science check out this St. Patrick’s Day Sensory Bottle from The Educator’s Spin on It.
Since you can’t have Leprechauns without rainbows, St. Patricks Day is the perfect time to experience rainbow themed science experiements.
This Skittles rainbow science experiment from Raising Lifelong Learners will teach your kids about dissolving, absorption, and how colors mix.
With just a few common household ingredients like dish soap and honey, little scientists can actually pour a rainbow in a jar. There’s no need for any magic – just 100% kid-friendly science from Playdough to Plato.
Make this homemade spectroscope from Buggy and Buddy with a few simple materials and explore the spectrum of different light sources. You’ll see all kinds of rainbows!
Exploding rainbow eggs are the fun science in this great experiment from Inspiration Labatories.
Learn how to create a prism exploration center with another great post from Buggy and Buddy.
Rainbow slime is a great way to mix more science with sensory play. Learn how to make it with this post from Steamsational.
Which St. Patrick’s Day science experiment was your kids favorite?