Have you ever done class rotations instead of having a Halloween party? Where you have a mad scientist theme and in each classroom, you get to do or watch a different creepy science experiment. It makes for such a fun and engaging day, still having fun on the holiday but with a different, twist if you cannot actually celebrate Halloween. I’m sharing with you a bunch of Creepy Science Experiments For the Classroom.
Potions, brews, and eruptions
In these science lab experiments, your little scientists can make their own crazy chemical reactions. The best part is, the experiments are completely kid-safe while also providing tons of fun for kiddos of all ages.
See how Fun With Mama creates this awesome witches’ brew using baking soda, vinegar,
Have you seen a pumpkin erupt before? Little Bins Little Hands uses a jack-o-lantern and makes it erupt using baking soda and vinegar!
Here’s another fun experiment from Messy Little Monster making a magic potion that uses glitter!!
Brains, eyes, hearts oh my!
All of these experiments involve body parts! It makes for some very creepy fun that you’ll get a ton of
Make a heart or brain out of gelatin and let the kids explore. Give them an eye dropper and some red-colored water to add in some blood. -Little Bins For Little Hands
Or see how Little Bins For Little
Pink Stripey Socks shows us how to dig for skeleton bones with this perfectly gross activity!
And watch monster eyes fly with this creepy experiment using water, oil, and antacid tablets from The Educators Spin On It.
Slime and Goo
My kids are still obsessed with slime and anything that gets their hands messy. Here are a bunch of ooey-gooey recipes. Make a batch with each class and use small containers to give each student some to take home with them.
This eyeball slime is my favorite! Little Bins for Little Hands combines slime and eyeballs making a perfect combination!
- You’ll get some
ohhhand ahhhh’smaking this glow-in-the-dark slime by Red Ted Art.
This awesome pumpkin slime from Little Bins for Little Hands is made with real pumpkin seeds and looks just like the insides of a pumpkin! So cool!
And we can’t leave out oobleck! Your kids will love making and playing with this oobleck filled with spiders and eyeballs!
Even more awesomely creepy science experiments
Mama Smiles shows us how to make ghosts’ balloons inflate by creating carbon dioxide.
Create pumpkin circuits to light up a pumpkin made from a pool noodle using insulating dough and conductive dough from Steam Powered Family.
Your kids will love watching the creepy wiggly worms wiggle around the jar in this fun experiment using vinegar and baking soda.
And lastly,, who doesn’t LOVE bubbles? Here’s a fun holiday twist on blowing bubbles with this Ghost Bubble Science from Little Bins Little Hands.
I hope you’re inspired to try to some Creepy Science Experiments in your classroom this month! Share with us if you have any other favorite activities you love doing with your class this month.
See you next time!