Science that involves candy, potato Technology, marble-run Engineering, Art with squirt guns and Math hopscotch? Today’s STEAM projects are all about the fun and they’ll ward off “summer slide” to boot. Click through the gallery to get a few fun ideas for your little learners.

Science: Candy Density Experiment

This colorful experiment found on CandyExperiments teaches your little scientist all about density using candy as the main ingredient. What’s not to love about this weighty rainbow! Remember: the volume of sugar in each colored layer is the key to figuring out why the colors rise or sink.

photo: Allison Sutcliffe

What experiments are you up to this summer? Share your ideas with our community of parents in a comment below!

featured photo: SchoolPRPro via pixabay