Science Valentines Day

Oil and Water Valentines Day Activity for Preschoolers

This fun¬†Valentines Day Activity for Preschoolers is a great to demonstrate how oil and water don’t mix. This¬†valentines day ideas for preschool are lots of fun for toddler, pre-k, kindergarten, and first grade students. Add this to your¬†Valentines Day theme as an easy and FUN¬†Valentines Science that is perfect for February.

This fun Valentines Day Activity for Preschoolers is a great to demonstrate how oil and water don't mix. This valentines day ideas for preschool are lots of fun for toddler, pre-k, kindergarten, and first grade students. Add this to your Valentines Day theme as an easy and FUN Valentines Science that is perfect for February.

Valentines Day Activity for Preschoolers

I love simple and easy activities! This Valentines day activities for preschoolers, toddlers, kindergartners, and grade 1 students is lots of fun. As children complete this heart shaped oil and water experiment they will get a chance to play a game too as they use a straw to race the oil around the experiment. This is agreat way to develop oral motor skills, skills needed for speech and eating too.

valentines science

Valentines Science

Pour a thin layer of baby oil into a large rectangular glass dish, glass pie pan, or other clear container. In a separate bowl mix water with red food coloring.

valentines day activities for preschoolers

valentines day activities for preschoolers

Put a couple different sizes of heart cookie cutters, getms, jewels, and other assorted valentines day themed items in the pan. Now use an eye dropper or spoon to carefully drop large and small drops of red colored water into the baby oil randomly throughout the pan.

heart shape activities for preschoolers

valentine activities for preschoolers

Point out to your child how the oil and water don’t mix. At the end of the activity show that that even if they¬†mix the oil in, it won’t dissolve, it will just make smaller oil particles , but they wont mix.

valentines day ideas for preschool

heart shape activities for preschoolers

Now give your child a straw and have them blow the oil to race it around the dish. You can have them try to navigate the cookie cutters to get the oil drops from one side of the pan to the other. THis is great for strengthening oral muscles needed for proper speach. Plus this oil and water activity is fun and teaches about science too!

valentine activities for preschoolers

valentines day ideas for preschool

Wondering why oil and water don’t mix? So what happens when you try to mix oil and water? The water molecules attract each other, and the oil molecules stick together.

Depending on the age of your child discuss why this demonstartion shows you the problems of oil spills in the water and how dense clouds of oil would make it hard for ocean and marine animals.

Get ready for some serious fun when you whip up a batch of thsi Glittery, Purple Valentine Slime. This Valentines Day Slime recipe usese contact solution and baking soda for a quick, easy, and perfect-every-time slime recipe for kids. We love whipping up a batch of this valentines slime for a kid favorite valentine's day preschool activities for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd graders.  This simple valentine's day science project is super quick and easy and only requires some skittles to learn about how substances can dissolve and diffuse. This valentines day activities creates a WOW effect for young learners to help them get excited about science - exploring cause and effect, making predictions, and gaining an attitude of wonder and curiosity about things around them. Try this valentine's day activities with toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first grade students during February as a fun Valentines Day theme project. Make science come alive for kids with this Valentine's Day Science project for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd grade students. Children will make a love potion number 9 in this valentines day activities. This science valentines is like a diy lava lamp for February so get ready to concoct  a bubbling and active brew. 

Valentines Science

Looking for more fun preschool science experiments to try this February? Check out these ideas!

Valentiens Day Heart Letter Find Worksheets FREE Valentines Day Worksheets - these super cute free printables for preschool and kindergarten age kids help them practice counting, number recognition, alphabet letter, tracing upper and lowercase letters, patterns, graphing, phonemic awareness, colors, shapes, and so much more with NO PREP worksheets for preschoolers and kindergartners perfect for February #valentinesday #valentineprintables #preschool #kindergarten

Valentines Day Worksheets

Looking for more way to make learning fun during February? Kids will LOVE these Valentine’s Day themed, educational activities. Plus, all of these are free printables.

pre-writing-worksheets-for-Valentines-Day  FREE Valentines Day Lock & Key Color Matching Activity - this free printable is a fun way for toddler, preschool, and prek age children to learn colors whie having fun with a Valentines Day theme perfect for February #colors #preschool #freeprintable #valentinesday valentine math clip cards

valentines day chocolate playdough recipe  matissee heart valentines day art project for kids 

Valentines Day Crafts for Kids

Looking for some cute and FREE printable valentines to share with your friends? Check out these homemade valentines for kids:

This fun Valentines Day Activity for Preschoolers is a great to demonstrate how oil and water don't mix. This valentines day ideas for preschool are lots of fun for toddler, pre-k, kindergarten, and first grade students. Add this to your Valentines Day theme as an easy and FUN Valentines Science that is perfect for February.

About the author

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.

Leave a Comment