Cool Tools for Preschool Scientists

If you’ve seen some of the other posts here at Preschool Universe, you might know my preschooler is science obsessed. What started as an interest in cooking turned into a fascination with Sid the Science Kid, and finally into an insatiable urge to experiment with everything.

Sure it’s often messy, but it’s so adorable when a three year old says hypothesis! Encourage your budding phD with these cool science tools for the preschool set.

Scroll down for some free links to awesome experiments!

Preschool Science Kits


Mind Blowing Science Kit for Young Scientists

by Scientific Explorer
List Price: $19.99
Current Price: $35.76

For Ages: 3 to 8
Winner of both a Parent’s Choice Award and a Dr. Toy Award, this kit contains detailed instructions and materials for several experiments, including an erupting volcano, crystal growing, acid testing, and creating a sunset in a test tube.more info button

Primary Science Magnet Kit

by Learning Resources
List Price: $29.99
Current Price: $29.76

For Ages: 3 to 6
Chunky, playful magnets in a variety of shapes engage children as they discover polarity, attraction and repulsion. Includes 10 Activity Cards and a Guide. more info button

Little Labs Stepping into Science Kit

by Thames & Kosmos
List Price: $36.99
Current Price: $25.42

For Ages: 4 and up
25 fun experiments in five key areas; nature, physics, chemistry, air and water. Build a barometer, see how water climbs, discover how a magnifying glass works, how colors mix, how static electricity attracts, how sundials tell time, how movies work and much more. more info button

Note: Little Labs makes lots of different science sets – on weather, mechanical science, and the human body, among others.

Science Tools for Preschoolers


science set for preschoolers

Primary Science Set

by Learning Resources
List Price: $29.99
Current Price: $22.15

For Ages: 3 to 8
This has probably been the most played with toy in our house since purchasing it last summer. Large cards with instructions for different experiments come with the set, and can be done with common household ingredients.more info button

Primary Science Mix and Measure Set

by Learning Resources
List Price: $29.99
Current Price: $23.05

For Ages: 3 and up
I’m so delighted to have found this one – it’s going to be a birthday gift for sure. I love the scale, and the little 1/4 and 1/2 measuring cups. more info button

Books on Preschool Science


Science Experiments for Preschoolers


What’s your favorite science experiment for preschoolers?
  • Didi

    What a great list of resources! The Primary Science Set is adorable. I’m honored that you listed our Oil & Water art exploration. Thank you. :-)

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