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Beat the winter slump with these ice and snow STEM activities for winter! Hands-on learning inside and outdoors with 10 incredible experiments and projects!
10 Amazing STEM Activities with Snow & Ice
1. Build a real Igloo
A fun whole-family activity for a snowy day! Your Modern Family shows you how to build a real igloo right in your own yard.
2. Melting Magic: Simple Snow STEM Activity
Discover the magic of melting ice and snow with this simple experiment based on the scientific method by Steam Powered Family.
3. Winter Snowflake Slime
Take your basic slime recipe to the next level with this wintery concoction by Little Bins for Little Hands! Great for indoor sensory play on snowy days.
4. How to Catch Snowflakes
Lemon Lime Adventures shows us how to catch snowflakes for closer observation. Do they really all look different? You’ll soon see!
5. Freezing Bubbles
Share It Science teaches us about the amazing science of ice crystals with this crowd-pleasing experiment where you will create beautiful frozen bubbles!
6. Watercolor and Salt Snowflakes
Create a crafty, colorful snowflake of your own indoors with this simple project from Teach Beside Me. Great for indoor art time this winter!
7. Make a Snow Volcano
Science Sparks takes the volcano experiment to the next level with a snow volcano! A very cool way to bring your science lesson outdoors!
8. Make Ice Cream out of Snow
CBC Parents makes eating snow a real treat with these french vanilla snow cones! The perfect activity for the kids’ snack time on a snowy afternoon.
9. Create a Mini Ice Pond
Go ice fishing and learn about the science behind salt and ice with this indoor experiment from A Dab of Glue will Do.
10. Polar Bear Activity: Melting Sea Ice STEM Activity
Kitchen Counter Chronicle brings us an interesting look into the effects of melting ice caps on polar bears. A great way to dig into environmental science this winter!
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