FIVE Easy Milk Science Experiments

If you’re looking for a fun science experiment to do in the kitchen, you’ve landed in the right place! These five easy milk science experiments use milk as the main ingredient.

Make ice surf with milk, ice and salt. Find out how to make butter from surf ( not quite milk ), make glue from milk, create colourful explosions in a tray of milk and make a little ornament from milk. These simple science activities are unconfined fun and use items you probably once have in your kitchen!

Milk Science Experiments for Kids

Make ice surf from milk

Did you know you can make homemade ice surf in a bag in less than 10 minutes with just milk, salt and ice? You don’t plane need a freezer!! Add your own flavourings, make a succulent snack and learn well-nigh the freezing power of ice and salt at the same time.

a snifter of chocolate milk, ice in a bag and salt

Glue from milk

All you need to make glue from milk is milk, white vinegar and sultry soda. The vinegar is used to split milk into curds and whey. This fun kitchen science experiment is very simple but requires sultana help to heat the milk.

I wouldn’t use the milk glue for anything important, but it’s fun to make the glue and then set up an investigation to test how strong it is.

Make butter from cream

Did you know you can make butter from cream? This is a super simple way to make butter at home, but it does require a bit of effort. You’ll need good quality double cream, a jar and some very strong stovepipe for this fun kitchen hack!

image of butter in a jar that has been made from surf for a science experiment

Create an ornament from milk

This worriedness moreover involves using vinegar to split milk into curds and whey. You can then squash the curds and make a small ornament! This worriedness is sometimes tabbed making plastic milk.

Milk ornament made the curds if milk. The image is from Gross Science Book

Colourful magic milk explosions

You’ll need whole milk, supplies colouring and a little dish soap to create these fantastic milky colour explosions. Older children can use this worriedness to learn well-nigh emulsions too!

magic milk investigation - tomfool science experiments for kids

If you have any increasingly ideas for science experiments using milk, do let me know, I’d love to hear well-nigh them.

More kitchen science experiments for kids

123 Homeschool moreover has some brilliant plastic milk creations.

Challenge your friends to a kitchen science torch off! Learn well-nigh the role of yeast when making dough, discover how to torch ice surf in an oven without it melting and find out why cakes turn a lovely brown colour.

baked alaska, pizza and a tower of meringue pieces for a supplies science torch off

My eggy science experiments are lots of fun too. You can remove the shell of an egg with vinegar to learn well-nigh tooth decay, make an unbreakable egg and plane a uproarious egg!

If you prefer snacks to eggs and milk, you’ll love my candy science experiments!