You don't have to have a full-on, dedicated lab in order to teach science at home. You just need a flat work surface, a sink nearby, access to chemicals, and protective gear, if necessary.
The good news is that all this can be found in your kitchen! (Here are a few kitchen chemicals we regularly use for science.)
But I know what you are thinking - you won't want to mess up your just-cleaned kitchen with science experiments. And I get it, art mess makes me twitch - don't even talk to me about glitter!
So, here are a few ways you can get around having a constant kitchen science mess:
So, don't be afraid to pull out a few kitchen chemicals and let your kiddos get dirty as they play with science! Here are a few kitchen science experiments you can test out:
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Give your kids the tools to build something. Click "Read More" to read, or listen, to this homeschool science tip of the month from Elemental Science.
Take a few moments to observe! Click "Read More" to read, or listen, to this homeschool science tip of the month from Elemental Science.