51 Cool toddler science activities

These fun toddler science activities are perfect for stimulating young minds and giving your child an early start on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math).

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  1. Frog Pond Water Play

    Frog Pond Water Play

    Put a fun twist on water play this Summer with a DIY Frog Pond!

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  2. Sensory Construction Bucket

    Sensory Construction Bucket

    Our son, Jackson, wants to grow up and be a builder. So my daughter, Clare, and I made this sensory construction bin for him while...

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  3. Shaving Cream and Food Coloring

    Shaving Cream and Food Coloring

    I've seen shaving cream sensory tables at my daughter's preschool and on almost all of my favorite kids' craft blogs, but we've never actually tried...

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  4. Sink or Float? Nature Experiment

    Sink or Float? Nature Experiment

    Your toddler or preschooler will love to go on a nature walk and then experiment with the items you collect!

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  5. Water Bead Sensory Play For Toddlers

    Water Bead Sensory Play For Toddlers

    They are cold, smooth, and squishy! Your toddler will love to experiment with water beads!

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  6. Toddler Science Experiment

    Toddler Science Experiment

    Let your toddler become a scientist, practice fine motor skills, and play with water--all with this simple science activity!

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  7. Cornmeal Play

    Cornmeal Play

    Looking in my pantry is always the best way to create some fun sensory play in our house. New textures and smells are so engaging...

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  8. Spaghetti Fun

    Spaghetti Fun

    Fun and new textures are always a big hit with little ones. When I gave my children colored spaghetti to play with they were screamed...

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  9. Play Dough Cupcake Shop

    Play Dough Cupcake Shop

    Play dough inspires so much great imaginative play in our house. We make it often and play with it often. By just switching out a...

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  10. Sensory Rainbows

    Sensory Rainbows

    My kids are currently in love with rainbows! We have had so much fun lately making rainbow crafts and practicing colors with my two-year-old....

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  11. Shaving Cream Polar Bear

    Shaving Cream Polar Bear

    To get us in the mood for cold weather (which hasn't quite come where we live), my daughter and I thought it would be fun...

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  12. Hidden Snowball Game

    Hidden Snowball Game

    You and your toddler will have a blast playing this homemade Hidden Snowball Game together!

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  13. Paper Bead Necklace

    Paper Bead Necklace

    It's super simple to make paper beads! Here, we add a toddler twist: making bigger beads for a colorful paper bead necklace.

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  14. Color Mixing Sensory Table

    Color Mixing Sensory Table

    Explore colors with this water table sensory activity.

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  15. Cornstarch + Water = Oobleck

    Cornstarch + Water = Oobleck

    I love interesting activities that you can do with things you already have around the house. I have a lot of old ingredients in the...

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