Easter Science Activities


Easter Science Activities

Easter Science Activities

Easter Science Activities for preschool through grade school aged children.


Great for snack and science!! Buy a package of Peeps. Take a small group of children into the kitchen to microwave. Place one peep on a paper plate and put in the microwave. Ask the kids what is gonna happen to the marshmallow. Then once they hypothesize, turn on the micro for about 20 seconds. The peep will expand to about %300 times its original size. And when it had cooled off, I allow the kids to take off a piece and eat it. Tastes great!!


For Easter week fill your sensory table with bird seed. I then take plastic Easter eggs and fill them with different objects (beads, noodles, rice etc…) Hot glue the outside crack of the eggs so that the kids cannot open them. Put the eggs in the table with the bird seed. The kids will love shaking the eggs and trying to figure out what is in the eggs.


Rubber Egg

You’ll need: 1 uncooked egg in its shell, jar with a lid, white vinegar

Place egg inside the jar. Make sure that it does not crack.

Pour enough vinegar into the jar to cover the egg. Screw on the lid.

Leave the egg in the jar for three days. Every once in a while, check on the egg. Notice how it’s changing.

After three days, take the egg out of the jar.

What Happens – When you put the egg into the vinegar – you will see bubbles. After three days the shell of the egg is gone – and the egg has gotten bigger.

Why? The shell is made of limestone. When the acid in the vinegar touches the shell, there is a chemical reaction. The shell breaks down during this reaction creating gases including carbon dioxide, which causes the bubbles you see.

Vinegar has water in it. The water moves through the teeny, holes in the membrane of the egg. The process of osmosis. As more water goes inside the egg, it gets bigger. This is the same way nutrients move into your body’s cells.

Idea from Mailbox Super Science

(Daylene’s Note: This works great!!! My daughter did do this for her science project in 6th grade. However, be sure not to close the egg up tightly in a Ziploc bag. It will explode!! However, it might be fun to do this as a supplemental science experience .)


Easter Science Activities

Easter Science Activities for preschool through grade school aged children.

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