Free Christmas Science Activities

Have a science-filled Christmas!

Looking for ways to fill the weekends and holidays leading up to Christmas? Here's a fantastic selection of festive science. Fire up the fairy lights, put on some Christmas tunes and get stuck into some science! 

There's Christmas science experiments for kids, Christmas holiday activities, Christmas printables, Father Christmas science, a Christmas science facts quiz and more right here!  

PLUS, you can find loads more science experiments, features, facts, puzzles and games in our awesome monthly kids' science magazine, Whizz Pop Bang.


The Whizz Pop Bang Christmas Science Quiz

Challenge your friends and family (online or in person) with this mega Whizz Pop Bang Christmas Science Quiz!

Make a climbing Father Christmas!

Make a toy Father Christmas who uses friction to climb his way up a piece of string!

Magic star

Investigate capillary action with this science ‘magic’ trick!

Lava toffee

Use kitchen science to bubble up some tasty lava toffee – it makes a great DIY Christmas present!

3D Rudolph optical illusion

Make a reindeer that seems to follow your every move!

Printable gift box

Engineer a cute gift box – perfect for wrapping up homemade sweet treats for friends or family!


Don't forget to share your experiments, colouring, comments and suggestions on Facebook or Twitter. Or email our robot, Y, who really loves seeing what you've been up to!

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