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Fun activities and hands-on science experiments children and young people can enjoy at home!

Written by Jos on 2nd April, 2020

If you need some inspiration to mix-up your home-schooling schedule this week, we’ve got you covered!

Below is a list of lots of fun activities and hands-on science experiments young people of all ages can enjoy at home.


Dyson engineers have designed these challenges specifically for children. Ideal for home or in the classroom, they encourage inquisitive young minds to get excited about engineering.


Science Kids have a big free experiments section, full of fascinating hands-on experiments that are a great way to enjoy the world of science. From vinegar volcanoes to gravity free water!


The Harry Potter At Home hub aims to help inspire you, your family, your friends, and especially children all around the world to read for pleasure and enjoy the stories, as well as bring some magic-infused joy and entertainment to all the family.


STEM have a range of fun, hands-on activities that can be used to engage young people of all ages with science, technology, engineering and maths. With more ideas being added every week!


The British Science Week 2020 has created activity packs and poster competitions. The packs contain lots of activities around the theme ‘Our diverse planet’, with anything from biological diversity and social diversity, to the diversity of knowledge and STEM careers.


Fun science experiments children can do at home! Why not try your hand at ‘ice fishing’ or even create your own rainbow in a glass.



Discovery Education is a US-based online learning platform designed to support children with STEM topics. To support schools around the world faced with enforced closures, Discovery Education are offering free access to their online resources.


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