Holiday Science Labs | Christmas Science Experiments | Activities | Labs

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This is an engaging 12 Days of Christmas Science Labs perfect for your class to as you are leading up to the holiday break! This packet covers a variety of hands-on science activities that all relate to Christmas and the holidays!

You need an easy but fun and educational tool for teaching before the holidays because students are only half engaged! I've got just the resource you need! This 12 Days of Christmas Science Experiments and Activities Packet comes with 12 different science labs to engage your students and keep them on task during this season!

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This Product Includes:

✓ Candy Cane Chromatography (mixtures, solubility, capillary action)

✓ Dancing Reindeer Droppings (buoyancy, density)

✓ Strong Candy Canes (simple machines, weight)

✓ Chocolate Races (heat energy, states of matter)

✓ Snow Balls (static electricity)

✓ Present Time (floating, sinking, density)

✓ Christmas Lights (current electricity, circuits)

✓ Candy Cane Testing (Dissolving, Mass)

✓ Santa's Boogers (Polymers, Mass, SLIME!!)

✓ Bye-Bye Frosty (Physical Changes, Dissolving)

With This Product You'll Get:

✓ Teacher pages with background knowledge, preparation information, and materials list

✓ Student Lab Directions

✓ Thought Provoking Student Lab Sheets - with prediction, observation, measurement, and reflection skills addressed

✓ Answer Keys

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This science lab is perfect for tutors, paraprofessionals, volunteers, and substitutes! It is low prep, too!

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**Nearly all materials required of the experiments can be found in your house or classroom with the exception of a few things. It should require very little of your own money - as I am about saving you time and money.

If you were to do ALL 12 EXPERIMENTS - this would be ALL the needed materials:

*Paper Towel or Coffee Filters


*Clear Plastic Cups

*Candy Canes


*Medicine Dropper


*Club soda or 7-UP


*Pennies or something with weight

*Rulers or Measuring Tape

*Pan Balance or Scale

*Small Solid Chocolate balls or the like

*Sandwich bags

*Stopwatch or a clock

*Medium to Large Balloon

*Pantyhose or Wool Material

*Small Polystyrene Styrofoam balls (sized 0.35) (These can be found online. An alternative would be tinsel or garland.)

*Graduated Cylinders or Tall Clear Plastic Cups

*Corn Syrup

*Glycerin (local drugstore)

*Dish Soap (clear)

*Baby Oil

*Small Marshmallows

*Food Coloring (red and green)

*Small Plastic Clear Containers (such as resealable GLAD containers)

*Three Different Types of Small Chocolate Squares or Rectangles. One Must be The Three Musketeers.

*String of Christmas Lights (cut ahead of time with wire cutters)

*9V Battery

*Peppermint Candy Canes

*Matching Starlight Peppermint Candy (If the candy canes are red, green and white, the round candies should also be.)

*Oatmeal (uncooked)

*Red and Green Glitter (or Sprinkles)

*Hot Choco or Kool-Aid Packets

*Plastic Spoons

*Liquid Glue

*Borax Powder (laundry row)

*Small Styrofoam Balls (These can be the rough balls found in crafts stores.)


*Acetone (hardware section)

*Aluminum Tray or Pan


However, I am aware that some teachers pick and choose experiments and some things can be used as alternatives to the list above. For instance, a AA battery can be used instead of the 9V battery. If you have any questions, please let me know.

Total Pages
51 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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