Welcome to our ‘Science is Fun’ page.  All of the Teaching Assistants from St Mary’s have been working together to put together a page of fun activities to watch and do during Science Fortnight.  Have an explore and enjoy.  Please make sure you have an adult with you if you decide to have a go at any of the investigations or experiments!

What is Terrific Scientific DIY?

Terrific Scientific DIY is a new series of activities to encourage family groups – children, siblings, parents and guardians – to enjoy science together.

Follow the link for some simple to follow experiments to do at home or watch famous families doing them for you.

Find easy science experiments, watch experiment videos, and get Science Fair ideas from Science Bob

Explore experiments, engineering challenges and demonstrations with these fun hands-on STEM activities! Materials are easy to find, most activities take an hour or less, and the STEM learning is limitless.

If you’re looking for some fun science experiments for kids then you’ve come to the right place.

Stay at home and learn easy DIY Science experiments.  Join Ryan’s World to learn and do easy home science experiments!

Use the blue buttons to see some of his investigations.

Click on the images to visit the investigation pages…

Try this challenge, 20 experiments in 5 minutes.  Make sure you do them with an adult

Static electricity.

There’s another here.


Learn how to make a lemon battery with this great video.

Mixture of experiments. Some you could try at home but please don’t try the ones with a candle, match or flame of any sort without an adult to help you.

Here are a collection of experiments and investigations grouped by topic:


How to make a dry-ice comet – Definitely DO NOT try this at home, just watch and be amazed.    

Fun videos with lots of info on the planets.

8 Planets in 8 minutes. Watch to the end for the most amazing fact of all.     

Learn more here.


Ice on a string experiment.      Walking water science experiment – all about capillary action.  For KS1.

 Gather items with Blippi and play Sink or Float. The Blippi Sink or Float game is a fun science experiment for kids that Blippi explains density and buoyancy. This Blippi video is for toddlers to guess if the items sink of float.