Halloween Science

Frankenworms Halloween Science Experiment

You’ve probably heard of the¬†dancing raisins science project, well seeing as those it’s October and Halloween is just around the corner I decided to make a more relevant theme. This¬†frankenworms experiment¬†demonstrates the same chemical reaction with baking soda and vinegar, but with fun halloween activities. This¬†halloween science experiment¬†is perfect for all ages from toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and up.

You've probably heard of the dancing raisins science project, well seeing as those it's October and Halloween is just around the corner I decided to make a more relevant theme. This frankenworms experiment demonstrates the same chemical reaction with baking soda and vinegar, but with fun halloween activities. This halloween science experiment is perfect for all ages from toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and up.

Frankenworms Experiment

Get ready to delight your children with a super EASY and silly halloween experiment for kids. This frankenworms experiment is a halloween theme project or twist on the classic baking soda and vinegar experiment. All you need are a couple simple materials and you are ready for some memorable and fun halloween science. This halloween activities for preschoolers, kindergartners, toddlers, grade 1, grade 2, and grade 3 students is perfect for a not-so-spooky activity in October.

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Halloween Activities for Preschoolers

All you need to try this dancing worms experiment are a few simple materials:

  • gummy worms
  • baking soda
  • water
  • vinegar
  • 2 clear glasses
  • scissors or knife
  • chopsticks or fork

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Halloween Science Experiment

Use scissors or a knife to cut the gummy worms in quarters lengthwise. This step is important so you get more wiggling, jiggling FUN! Without trimming the gummyworm’s girth, they will be too heavy to pu ton the best show they could.

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Halloween Science

Pour 1 cup of water into one of the glasses. Add 3 tablespoons of baking soda and stir. Finally drop in 4-6 gummy worm sections  to the baking soda solution and let them soak for at least 20 minutes.

Halloween Activities for Preschoolers

Baking Soda and Vinegar Experiment

After your gummy worms have soaked,  Pour vinegar into the other glass.Using a pair of chopsticks or a fork, carefully pick up a gummy worm and drop it into the vinegar solution.

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Halloween Experiment

Watch the gummy worms wiggle around, shake, and dance in the vinegar!

add just 1-2 at a time or they will weigh each other down. picture sprocess, and hopefully with bubbles mid water wiggling =)

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Add just 1-2 worms at a time or they will weigh each other down.

You've probably heard of the dancing raisins science project, well seeing as those it's October and Halloween is just around the corner I decided to make a more relevant theme. This frankenworms experiment demonstrates the same chemical reaction with baking soda and vinegar, but with fun halloween activities. This halloween science experiment is perfect for all ages from toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and up.

Halloween Activities

This is such a fun, silly activity that will excite and engage kids of all ages. Wondering why it works? Well, the baking soda and vinegar create a chemical reaction that produces carbon dioxide gas. As the CO2 pushes through the water it moves the water, and things floating in the water aournd.

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Pumpkin Crafts

This quick and easy pumpkin puffy paint recipes is great for making really pretty and fun-to-make fall pumpkins. we will show you how to make puffy paint to use in pumpkin crafts for kids. These fall crafts are great for toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, and grade 2 students. This open-ended autumn craft is sure to be a favorite at your house! This super cute a Jack-o-Lantern craft is quick and easy to make. This Halloween lantern DIY uses common supplies you already have at home to make the jack o lantern paper craft. Make one of the pumpkin lanterns craft or a whole punch to line your stairs or hang. Use these halloween craft ideas with toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd graders too. This super cute name craft is perfect for October! Simply print the spider printable pdf to make this name craft for preschoolers, toddlers, and kindergartners. Children will work on letter recogniton and learning their name as they make the spider craft and add in all the spider letters of their name. This is such a fun halloween activity! how-to-make-edible-slime

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Pumpkin Activities

Looking for more fun pumpkin activity and craft ideas to try this autumn? Check out these fun ideas:

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Halloween Science Experiments

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October Science Printables

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Pumpkin Math

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Pumpkin Printables

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Candy Corn Activities

Looking for more candy corn activities for kids? You will love all these creative ideas!

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Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of Preschool Play and Learn. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! Beth is also the creator of 123Homeschool4Me.com and kindergartenworksheetsandgames.com where she shares more than 100,000 pages of FREE worksheets,& educational ideas for PreK-8th grade.

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