Putting together DIY homeschool science kits are very inexpensive and are always a hit with children!
They make FUN presents, too!
Almost all the supplies you can purchase at the dollar store.
Here’s a few items to get you started:
- Baking Soda – several baking soda science experiments
- Marshmallows – What happens to the water after marshmallows dissolve?
- Balloons – balloon blow up
- Gelatin – make electric gelatin
- Dry Yeast – blow up a balloon
- Drinking Straws – stab a potato
- Coffee Filters – several science projects to choose from
- Food Coloring – test the speed of water moleclues
- Vinegar – volcano experiment
- Funnel Cups
- Measuring spoons
- Measuring Cup
- Film canister
- Basket to put all the supplies in
- Science Notebook binder and printables (you can also print out the experiments)
- Test Tube – you can buy a sugar granulated
- Safety Goggles
- Eye droppers
- Magnify glass
It’s FUN for the children to record their observations and experiments in their very own science notebook.
For additional gifts, you could add science experiment books for them to continue with their science projects year after year.
I can’t think of a better and inexpensive gift than DIY homeschool science kits, can you?