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Growing Crystals Science Experiment for Kids

Editor’s Note:  Simple science projects are perfect for working on conversation and expressive language skills!

Do you remember those super retro crystal garden growing kits when you were growing up? I remember my cousin having one and I was so jealous as it was just so cool. My kids are fascinated by crystals too – I mean, what isn’t there to love about something so colourful and sparkly?!! Fortunately growing crystals isn’t difficult to do – even without a kit. Using just two ingredients, this crystal science experiment makes a great first project for kids interested in growing crystals.

You can try it at home or at school, it would even make a fun science fair project as your child could explore ways to make more or bigger crystals by experimenting with the ingredient quantities within the crystal growing solution and crystal growing times.

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