Whether you’re a super fan of the movie Frozen or you’re just on the hunt for some wintery science projects kids will love, these 20 Frozen science experiments are sure to melt your heart. Whip up ice that’s hot to the touch, melt Elsa’s frozen hands, make some fizzy ice castles and more.
These Frozen-inspired science experiments are perfect for a winter unit, science fair project or afternoon experiment. As Elsa summed up so perfectly, “Let the storm rage on. The cold never bothered me anyway!”
Use baking soda and vinegar to pour ice that’s hot to the touch!!
Combine art and science with some simple watercolor ice melting. // The Artful Parent
Make alphabet letters that look like they’re covered in frost.
Whip up everyone’s favorite frozen treat: ice cream in a bag!
Make a batch of fizzy ice. // Toddler Approved
Head outside and build a snow volcano that really erupts. // Science-Sparks
Melt frozen hands that are just like Elsa’s. // Happy Hooligans
Catch frozen bubbles. // Housing a Forest
Experiment with ice and watercolor paints. // Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds
Make ice that sticks!
Free Elsa from a block of ice. // No Time for Flashcards
Discover how arctic animals (and the loyal reindeer, Sven) stay warm when it’s freezing. // I Can Teach My Child
Test what will freeze first. // No Time for Flashcards
Measure the warmth brought by a mitten. // Classroom Magic
Learn about density by asking whether objects will freeze on top or down below. // PBS.org
Make some fizzing melting ice castles. // Little Bins for Little Hands
Discover what type of molecules move faster: hot or cold. // Planet Smarty Pants
Blow some frozen bubbles. // Fireflies and Mud Pies
Grow snowflakes! // Paging Fun Mums
And finally, make a snowstorm in a jar. // Growing a Jeweled Rose
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