For this post, I have put together a collection of the best science kids for kids currently available.
MY TOP PICK:
This was hard to pick! It really depends on what fires your children’s imagination and their age. All of these are fantastic and get outstanding reviews.
The kits from National Geographic are very high quality. If I had to pick one it would be the National Geographic Earth Science Kit because it has 15 brilliant experiments, both educational and fun. I’ve yet to find another kit that has so many glowing reviews from children and parents.
So here is my list of the the best science kits for kids.
National Geographic Rocks and Fossils Kit
The perfect standalone collection (or addition) for any rock mad child.
- HUGE set with 200 pieces including geodes, real fossils, rose quartz, jasper and loads more rocks, crystals and gemstones.
- They’ll love sorting through their treasure, learning as they go and putting their favourites in the supplied case.
- Fantastic reviews for this amazing kit.
- 82% of parents gave this 5 stars.
Grow ‘N Glow Terrarium From Creativity For Kids
Ideal for budding botanists you can craft, plant, water and grow your own terrarium tabletop garden.
- Everything you need for two full plant life cycles.
- Kit includes: plastic mason-style jar, decorative lid, potting mix, organic chia and wheat grass seeds, garden figurines, decorative sand, river stones and a plant mister to keep your terrarium watered.
- Includes translucent glow-in-the-dark stickers that light up your terrarium at night.
- They’ll see quick results with the chia and wheat grass seeds sprouting in 3-4 days.
- Brilliant reviews from parents.
- Bestselling kit with 8,423 ratings scoring an average of 4.4 out of 5.
National Geographic Earth Science Kit
More than 15 experiment activities and reusable materials to teach your child the wonders of earth science.
- Comes with little booklet included with clear instructions on how to do the experiments.
- So many educational and fun activities from growing a real crystal (in 3 days), bouncing magnetic putty and sculpting sound and loads more.
- Exceptional reviews from parents and children.
- 82% of buyers gave this the maximum 5 stars.
- From 2,105 ratings this scored an average of 4.7 out of 5.
SmartLab Squishy Human Body
Highly interactive, fun and definitely yucky way to teach little ones about vital organs in their bodies.
- 30cm high toy skeleton with true-to-scale bones, muscles and soft organs you can remove with tweezers and forceps.
- The bits are sticky and that definitely adds to the ‘Urgh’ factor – should be a plus for many kids!
- 24 page lab guide will answer all their questions!
- Really brilliant reviews from children and parents.
- 76% gave this interactive kit 5 stars.
- Bestselling kit – from 4,734 ratings it scores an average of 4.6 out of 5.
Elmer’s Celebration Slime Kit
Large, excellent quality slime kit from Elmer’s is a fun way to explore the chemistry of making slime.
Take a look at my guide to the best slime kits.
- Create high quality slime kits and these stand out with their shimmer, change colour, sparkle and crunch.
- Mix and match different glues and activators to discover new slime creations.
- Washable with soap and water for easy clean-ups, with a child-friendly formula that’s made for kids.
- Makes 5 batches of slime.
- Ideal for beginners and advanced slime experts.
- Very good feedback from children and experts.
- 75% of buyers gave this 5 stars.
- From 3,823 reviews this scored an impressive 4.6 out of 5.
VFENG 335 Circuit Kits for Kids
High quality, educational kit that is easy to use with 335 circuit projects.
- A great STEM kit, the perfect starting point for any child interested in electronics.
- Depending on your own level of knowledge it’s advised you have a look through it all first so you can get them started.
- Perfect activity for siblings or parent and child to work on together.
- Highly positive reviews with 76% of buyers giving this 5 stars.
- From 681 ratings this scores an average of 4.6 out of 5.
Dan&Darci Soap & Bath Bomb Making Kit for Kids
Perfect for a child that loves crafts and science – everything they need to create soap, bath bombs and bath scrubs.
- STEM.org Authenticated 3-in-1 Spa Science kit.
- Create 10 different soaps by mixing wax, coloring, fragrance, and glitter.
- Create 10 bath bombs and a number of different salt scrubs and fizzy bath salts.
- All the ingredients meet or exceed all safety standards and are 100% safe to put in your child’s bath.
- 20-page illustrated guide.
- Fantastic reviews from 100s of happy parents and children.
- 72% of buyers give this 5 stars.
- From 875 ratings this scores an average of 4.5 out of 5.
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I hope this list of the best science kits for kids was helpful.
If you think I left any out that should be included or have a suggestion for a future article, let me know in the comments below.