The end of the year is almost here.
This year ringing in the New Year may be a bit different. But that doesn’t mean it can’t be fun.
Plan your own mini party at home this year with the kids. All you need are some fun finger foods and a few games and activities to do together as you count down to the New Year.
When it comes to planning things to do, STEM Activities for kids are always popular.
These New Years STEM Activities would be a fun addition to any New Year Celebration.
We had so much fun with our Christmas STEM activities that we couldn’t wait to check out a few perfect for celebrating the New Year.
Pair a few of these New Year’s STEM challenges with some fun games, like party blower pom-pom races, and
New Years STEM Activities
Fizzy New Year’s Science — Surprise your child with this super fun, glittery science experiment. Set up in a fancy party glass, it is perfect to do with the kids to celebrate the New Year.
Confetti Popper — Kids love throwing confetti. This homemade confetti popper will allow them to shoot it up in the air, over and over again.
Ball Drop STEM Challenge — For many, watching the famous ball drop in New York is a part of the New Year tradition. Young engineers will have fun creating their very own ball to lower as the New Year rings in.
Confetti Canon — This amazingly fun STEM challenge has two levels of difficulty. In both they will create their very own device to shoot confetti up in the air. The first way is perfect for younger kids and doing in group settings. The second way allows kids to get creative and explore the power of air.
Fireworks in a Jar — This super simple experiment brings the bright colors of fireworks indoors. And, the best part is you most likely have everything you already need in your kitchen: oil, water, and food coloring.
New Year’s Slime — This sparkly, easy to make slime is perfect for celebrating the New Year. It would be perfect as an activity to do as you count down to the big moment, or to make on New Year’s Day.
Lego Ball Drop — Have a child that loves building with colorful Lego bricks? Challenge them to engineer their very own ball drop!
Fizzing Fireworks Painting — This New Year STEAM activity allows kids to capture beautiful fireworks on paper, all while playing with simple chemistry and fizzy science.
These simple STEM activities for New Years would be fun to do as you countdown to midnight.
You could also do them on New Year’s Day.
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