The best science kits for 6 year olds
Magic School Bus Science Club
Turn your next craft day into an educational one!
This is a great choice for families with multiple children, kinesthetic, and visual learners - and just a fun, educational activity for a rainy day! The kits include experiments related to Volcanoes, Weather, Water, Fossils, Bacteria and Fungi, Star and Planets - the world around us.
“My children are really enjoying their science now! Any time they get to do hands on, it's awesome!” - Kristina P
“Magic school bus science at home is amazing. My girl loves science and experimenting this gives her monthly a new challenge book with supplies. It's excellent resource for science activities. Things really stick when she's excited to learn and this makes it so fun too!! ” - Ameirah T
Slimy Squishy Polymer Bucket
Sensory kids will love to play, create, and learn with this bucket of fun.
Experimenting with squishy, squashy polymers creates the perfect opportunities for young children to engage in sensory play and to naturally use scientific processes while having fun.
The Slimy Squishy Polymer Bucket comes with items such as test tubes, biodegradable cups, mixing spoons, coloring tablets, and an experiment guide to help you make the following: Gobbledy Goop, JellyStones, Water Marbles, Glow in the Dark Spit Balls, Slippery Spheres, Silly Squares, Space Sand, and Super Snow.
Adding a little water to crystals and powder will create lots of science fun for your little ones.
Use this bucket to learn, create, and play with your child. There are many ways to enjoy preschool science fun with the Slimy Squishy Polymer Bucket. Use the super snow to practice writing letters and numbers, teach the importance of listening and following directions by allowing your child or student to work independently after being given instruction, and make Space Sand and use it to discuss the sea and coral reefs.
Solar System Wall Stickers
Study gravity, space travel, and the history of space exploration on your walls.
Kids can use these stickers to learn the solar system while developing motor skills. Use the Solar System Stickers to map out the galaxy on your dining room wall. The solar system wall stickers set teach planet recognition, solar system configuration, constellations, phases of the Earth's moon, seasons of the year, Earth's axis and rotation around the sun, and spelling!
Unlike other decals, the Mona MELisa Peel, Play & Learn wall stickers are made of a fabric material that does not rip or tear – a huge bonus when you have a child with minimal fine motor skills. They do not damage your walls or wall paper (we only have painted walls, so I couldn’t try that out) and they stick to textured walls.
"Gabe is very interested in space at the moment and I hardly had the box open before he wanted to play with them. My son was desperate to use this set as soon as he saw them, and together with his younger sister Evey, we decided to map out the Milky Way Galaxy on the dining room wall. We talked about each sticker and I prompted the kiddos to try and remember the correct order of the planets." -Patti B