20 Exciting Backyard Science Experiments – Bring the classroom outdoors

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An Exciting Round up of Backyard Science Experiments that will help your children learn about the world around them including some great STEM activities. These fun outside science experiments will bring the classroom outdoors.

Science comes alive with these fun and exciting backyards Science Experiments that will bring the classroom outdoors. 

Bring the classroom outdoors

Children learn best when they experience things hands on. With beautiful weather around the corner getting them out to explore and learn from the wonders around them is as easy as can be. Nature is the best teacher when it comes to helping kids truly understand concepts that might be harder to get using textbooks. So here’s a fun way to get your kids creativity and learning juices going with Exciting Backyard Science Experiments.

Look Deep Into Nature and then you will understand everything better -Albert Einstein

Check these 20 Backyard Science Experiments  that will take elements and items from around their back yard and home to help them them discover some great concepts. Best of all some of these fun experiments cover STEM Objectives bringing the educational objectives full circle. So head below and check out this fun round up!


DIY Solar Oven S mores by Dessert Chica

Simple Soil Science by Left brain Craft brain

Mentos Geysers by I can teach my Child

Sandbox Volcano by Little Bins for Little hands

Exploring Solar Heat by Steam Powered Family

Chalk Rocket by Growing a Jeweled Rose

Anemometer by Piikea Street

Experiments for Kids by Lemon Lime Adventures

Balloon Experiments with Candy by Learning Play Imagine

Human Sundial Shadow Science by Rhythms of Play

Recycled Materials STEM Evaporation Experiment by The OT ToolBox

Making Sun Prints by In the Playroom

Homemade Bottle Rockets by Spaceship and Laser beams

Tide Pool Science Experiment by Buggy and Buddy

Light Box Magic by True Aim Education

Backyard Earthworm Experiments by Inspiration Laboratories

Color Changing Daisies by Frogs & Fairies

Changing Ants Color by Preschool Powol Packets

How to Make a Rock by Fantastic Fun & Learning

Exploring Color Temperature by Inspiration Laboratories

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  • Reply Ashley hadfield

    I look forward to trying some of these with my lg.

    April 18, 2017 at 12:04 pm
  • Reply Kelsey M.

    Oh this is a great list! My little guy is so curious, we’re going to try a few of these out!

    April 18, 2017 at 11:49 am
  • Reply Amber Haycock

    Thank you! Perfect for summer.

    April 18, 2017 at 11:40 am
  • Reply April Monty

    This is cool ,is love to do some of these with my stepson

    April 18, 2017 at 11:10 am
  • Reply Leigh Kitchens

    This is a fantastic list! I’m pinning it to have when LO is a little older, & sharing it with a niece who loves to do learning activities with her children!

    April 17, 2017 at 12:07 pm
    • Reply Leigh Kitchens

      Why, oh why, is there no Pinterest icon?

      April 17, 2017 at 12:09 pm
  • Reply Amber Ludwig

    Seriously SO many fun ideas!!! Pinning so my son and I can do these all Summer!!

    April 17, 2017 at 10:49 am
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