As Halloween approaches, we know that children become so excited it’s difficult to keep them on task and focused on their lessons. Here are some suggestions for hands-on science experiments you can fit in with Halloween festivities and discussions.
Halloween and slime go together for a good time. In this tutorial, learn how to make glitter slime, rainbow slime, galaxy slime, chia seed slime, and glow-in-the-dark slime. Read tutorial here.
STATIC DANCING GHOST
Want to show your students how to make a paper ghost rise at their command and dance around? It is fun and simple. Using a piece of tissue paper, a balloon, and scissors, you can delight your students and teach them about static electricity. Spooky music is optional! Learn more here.
Create this exciting Halloween-themed science experiment combining baking soda and vinegar into a carved jack-o-lantern. Adding food coloring only makes it more fun…and a little gross! Learn more here.
Check out these other Halloween-themed science websites for projects your students might enjoy: