Easy Skittles Experiment for Preschoolers and Big Kids

Are you looking for easy and fun science experiments for kids? Then give this classic STEM Skittles experiment a try.

All you need is a hand full of skittles!

Lets dive right in.

skittle science experiment

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But let’s take a look now at this simple, fun Skittle STEM experiment.
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Follow these simple steps to get your plate transform magically:

Step 1: Preparation

Place the skittles on a plate in a circle.

Step 2: Add water

Add water on your plate till the skittles are covered half.

Step 3: Watch

Now it is time to observe and watch the magic.


  • try a race with m&m`s

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Skittle Experiment

Skittle Experiment

Skittle experiment for kids age 3+

Prep Time 5 minutes
Active Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes


  • Skittles
  • 1 plate
  • water


    1. Place the skittles on your plate in a circle.
    2. Add water to it.
    3. Watch what happens


Why not make a Skittle vs. M&M race.

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