Electricity Experiments

Balloon Fun
Balloon Fun Stick a balloon to the wall and watch your hair stand on end. Suitable for kids aged 4+ You Need: Balloon Piece of fabric (wool works best) What to do: Blow-up and tie the balloon. Rub it about 20 times with...
Propeller and Globe Circuit
Propeller and Globe Circuit Can you get the propeller and globe working together? Suitable for kids aged 7+, with adult supervision CAUTION The light globe is glass and misuse may cause it to break, resulting in sharp pieces that could cut skin. Use carefully. Do not...
In A Spin
In A Spin Get a propeller to spin in two different directions – working like a propeller and a fan. Suitable for kids aged 7+, with adult supervision CAUTION Do not put spinning propeller near people’s faces or hair. Hair could get tangled. Do not hold the wire on...
Light It Up
Light It Up Make an electrical circuit to light a bulb. Suitable for kids aged 7+, with adult supervision CAUTION The light globe is glass and misuse may cause it to break, resulting in sharp pieces that could cut skin. Use carefully. Do not hold the wire on the battery...
Static Magic
Static Magic Use static electricity to make a magic wand. Suitable for kids aged 4+ You Need: Polystyrene ball Plastic straw Piece of fabric (wool works best) What to do: Wrap the piece of fabric around the plastic...
Chicken Sound Cup
Chicken Sound Cup All you need is a piece of string and a plastic cup to make your own noisy, clucking chicken. Suitable for kids aged 4+ with parental supervision You Need: Plastic cup Piece of string (approximately 40cm long) Sharp pencil...
Levitating orb
Spook your friends out with this LEVITATING orb! A fun science trick that explores electricity - all you need is 5 minutes and a few dollars! Suitable for kids aged 5+ You Need: 2.5cm wide PVC Pipe about 60cm long. Thin Mylar tinsel...
Bending Water
An easy and fun way to learn about static electricity! Suitable for kids aged 5+ You Need: A nylon (plastic) comb A narrow stream of water from a tap A head of clean, dry hair What to do: Turn...
Conductive Play-Dough
Replace wires with play dough and circuit building becomes a snack for tiny learners. Watch them figure it all out and you'll see their little faces light up! up Suitable for kids aged 5+ with the help of an adult For Conductive Play-Dough You Will Need: 1...
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