Holiday Science

Get ideas for cool holiday science projects.

Crystal Holiday Stocking
Grow crystals on a holiday stocking to make a glittering crystallized decoration or ornament. Crystal Holiday Stocking Materials You only need a few simple materials for this crystal project: colorfast holiday stocking borax hot water If you don’t have borax, other crystal salts will work, including table salt. The crystals […]

Make a Crystal Holiday Stocking

Paper Atom Decoration on a Christmas Tree
Making paper snowflakes is a holiday tradition. Why not “science” up your holidays by making atom paper snowflakes? Making atom paper snowflakes requires only a single sheet of paper, scissors, and paper folding skills. Here are instructions for making the atoms and a template you can print, fold, and cut […]

Make Atom Paper Snowflakes

Pink Easter Rabbit Peep (Qfamily)
Happy Easter! Here’s a simple recipeĀ for Peepsā„¢ s’mores and a look at the science of why Peeps get so crazy big in the microwave. Peep S’mores Ingredients Graham crackers Peep marshmallow candies Chocolate kisses (or chocolate bar pieces) The recipe is easy and fun. Take a graham cracker, set a […]

Peep S’mores Easter Science Project

Peppermint Slime
Here’s a simple slime recipe that’s perfect for the winter holidays! This peppermint slime smells like candy canes. You can color it green or red or even combine clear and white batches to get a candy appearance. It won’t taste like candy canes, but it’s not toxic (just in case […]

How to Make Peppermint Slime