Have you ever thought of your kitchen as a science laboratory? For many parents, getting children involved in science at home presents a unique challenge. Parents can feel that they do not have the equipment or the knowledge to do science experiments at home. What they need to realize is that the kitchen is their very own home science laboratory!
Cooking and preparing food involves many chemical changes and examples of scientific processes. With a minor amount of mess and no major explosions, you can use food preparation to teach children about science, and many of these edible “science experiments” might just end up being delicious.
Here are 3 edible experiments that will teach your children important chemical and scientific concepts: