20 Summer Science Ideas: Kid's Co-op

Ready for science fun with your kids this summer? The Kid's Co-op is always full of great learning ideas and activities:

Summer is the perfect time to learn firefly science from The Hands-On Homeschooler.

Cool off with slushy science from Reading Confetti.

Learn bubble science with the activities from Buggy and Buddy.

Find out the causes of a thunderstorm with this demonstration from Life with Moore Babies.

Explore melting points with ice chalk from Reading Confetti.

Summer is the perfect opportunity to study growing plants and this viewable planter from Brainstorm in Bloom makes it fun too.

Head outdoors to learn about the science of caves and clean water from Life with Moore Babies.

Incorporate science into your summer road trip with these magnetic busy bags from Making Boys Men.

A water exploration station like the one from My Buddies and I can teach concepts like buoyancy as well as skills like prediction and problem solving .

Study velocity and trajectory with the DIY marshmallow shooters at B-Inspired Mama.

Head to the backyard or park and try this jumping experiment from Inspiration Laboratories.

What could be better than playing with snow on a hot summer day? Explore states of matter by making your own snow from Making Boys Men.

and a few of my favorites from last summer:

Explore reactions with this fizzing sidewalk paint from Momma's Fun World.

Grab a few supplies, head out to the kiddie pool, and create a water bottle fountain from Learn with Play at Home.

While you're out in the pool, why not try some sink or float experiments from Mamas Like Me?

Who wouldn't want to fry eggs on the driveway?? (from JDaniel4's Mom)

Learn about how animals mark their territories with this outdoor summer science game from Little Wonders' Days.

Head for the water to do some observing with science at the beach from Taming the Goblin and exploring tide pools from Mama's Little Muse.

Even a simple summer nature walk from Tea for Monkeys provides lots of opportunities for learning science.

Do you have a favorite summertime science activity?

Thanks so much to everybody who linked up great ideas for kids last week.  Can't wait to see what you've got this week!
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  1. So many fun science ideas for the summer! Thanks for hosting. :)

  2. how serendipidious! I just linked up our weather science experiments for this week! :) thanks for hosting!

  3. Thanks for featuring our "how animals mark their territory" activity from last year. That was a nice surprise to see when I was reading your post!
    Kelly at Little Wonders' Days

  4. Summer is the best time for science! Great post!

  5. Thanks so much for including our water station! Love all the ideas!

  6. What a great round up of summer science ideas! I am pinning & buffering to share with my readers!

    Thanks for linking up at TGIF! I always look forward to seeing what creative thing you've come up with!! I hope you like up again later today =)

    Have a great weekend,


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