Encourage your budding scientist with a fun Super Science Party. Since this party can get messy, plan on your yard, garage or kitchen for the location. Or visit a local tech museum or children's museum. A "science entertainer" can provide lively and interactive science demonstrations for your guests.
Make invitaitons with a photo of Einstein or other famous scientist, drawing of Ben Franklin and his "kite" experiment, or an image of a light bulb and the word "Eureka!". More Invitation ideas and tips!
Decorate with beakers, thermometers, wires and cables. More Decoration ideas and tips!
Games & Activities
Launch stomp rockets. Make giant bubbles. Erupt a volcano (from kit or have children make volcanos out of modeling clay, place baking soda inside hole, pour in some vinegar). Play science trivia. Match names, faces, and inventions of famous scientists. Show an episode of Magic School Bus or Bill Nye the Science Guy. More Games & Activities ideas!
Arts & Crafts
Make a science collage (photos of favorite inventions cut from magazines). Place shapes on blue print paper and then put in sun to expose paper. Make paper airplanes (aerodynamics). Bake yeast bread (chemical reaction). More Arts & Crafts ideas!
Serve peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, canned cheese on crackers (propellant), jello with grapes (suspension), popcorn (expansion) and soda pop (carbonation). Make home made icecream or make your own sundaes with canned whip cream. More Fun Food ideas!
Fill favor bags with magnets, gliders, notepads and pens, silly putty, small rubber balls, mini flashlights and blowing bubbles. More Party Favor ideas!
Check out Funology Science Experiments, MIT Invention Dimension (who invented what), Science Explorations and Hunkin's Experiments for inspiration. Visit the Kids' Party Fun Directory for party places, entertainment, and rentals in your area. Similar parties include Space, Nature & Wildlife and Under the Sea. More Party Themes!