As the holidays swing into full gear, there are many ways to add simple Thanksgiving science activities into your plans.
Turkeys, leaves, food, and more make for perfect science learning opportunities. They also make a great way to keep the kids from getting restless waiting for their meals!
Here are 4 Thanksgiving Science Activities to try this November:
1) Salt Crystal Leaves
This fall twist on a traditional science experiment turns pipe cleaners into leaves to form the base for your crystal growing experiment. It only takes a few household items and a little patience. Get the details from Living Well Mom.
2) Make Your Own Butter
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3) The Science of Gobbling
Why do some birds gobble? Learn more about gobbling from the National Wild Turkey Federation.
4) Dancing Corn
This activity is super popular and also super easy — you probably have everything you need at home right now! Get the details on this mesmerizing dancing corn STEM activity from How to Homeschool My Child.
What are your favorite Thanksgiving science activities? Share in the comments.