Kids will love this simple dissolving holiday peeps activity to learn science while having fun. This fun christmas activities for preschoolers, kindergartners, and grade 1 students is a great way to sneak an easy christmas science experiment in during the month of December. Plus it includes a free printable christmas worksheet to extend the learning!
Christmas Science Experiment
This Christmas tree science project is a great addition to your Christmas lesson plans to make learning fun and memorable in December. All you need are some festive christmas tree marshmallows, our free christmas worksheet, and a couple cups with various materials to help kids explore and learn in this Christmas science experiment. Whether you are a parent, teacher, or homeschooler – using Christmas science activities allows kids to stay engaged in those weeks leading up to break! Use this Christmas activities for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first graders too.
Christmas Science Activities
All you need to try this easy holiday experiment are a few simple materials:
- free Christmas printable (at the bottom of the post)
- 4 Christmas tree marshmallow peep
- 4 clear cups or mason jars
- cold water
- hot water
- pens or markers to record findings
Read through the worksheet to explain the materials and procedures. Have students make a hypothesis of what will happen.
Christmas Tree Science
Label each of the four clear containers with the liquids you will use. We used cold water, hot water, seltzer, and vinegar. Now fill each of the mason jars with the appropraite material about 3/4 full.
Christmas Activities for Preschoolers
Now add a pretty, festive green christmas tree peep to each container.
Christmas Activities for Preschool
Observe any changes in the marshmallow peeps.
Record findings on your worksheet.
Christmas Science Experiments for Kids
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Christmas Science Worksheet
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