Heart Science Activities for Kids

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Did you know February is American Heart Month? My guess is it goes along with Valentine’s Day. In honor of American Heart Month & Valentine’s Day, I’m sharing heart science activities for kids, as well as a few experiments your kids will enjoy.

Click on any image below to get the instructions.

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Let’s start with an overview of your heart and the circulatory system.

Crystal Heart Experiment - heart science activities for kids {Weekend Links} from HowToHomeschoolMyChild.com

The crystal heart is super-easy with lots of Science concepts to learn. You can use our Candy Cane Experiment printable to explain the Science in this activity. The printable is free for you.

Icing Heart Model - heart science activities for kids {Weekend Links} from HowToHomeschoolMyChild.com
Icing Heart Model

Our kids loved any activity that involves food. These graham cracker heart models would have been fantastic. I don’t know about you, but when my kids saw food, they paid more attention. They learned many ideas when I used food to teach.

How do you use songs to teach?

I’ve used songs for a wide variety of concepts, starting with learning our Bible verses. Then, we started learning our Grammar, Geography & Math tables with songs. That’s why I love the song above, as it explains the blood flow in the body.

Fizzy Hearts Science - heart science activities for kids {Weekend Links} from HowToHomeschoolMyChild.com

Inflatable Heart Science Lesson - heart science activities for kids {Weekend Links} from HowToHomeschoolMyChild.com
Inflatable Heart Science Lesson
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Discover more about the heart with the inflatable heart Science lesson. Thisi si a simple activity for your kids to complete and learn at the same time.

Circulatory System Project: made with pull and peel licorice - heart science activities for kids {Weekend Links} from HowToHomeschoolMyChild.com
Circulatory System Project: made with pull and peel licorice

I remember making life size models from Kraft paper when I was a child. Wow…that was 55 years ago with a heart Science activities for kids. Let your children discover more about the circulatory system by drawing on their “body” on Kraft paper. When they have fun, they will remember more and enjoy what they are learning.

Get rid of busy work in your homeschool with these Anatomy Notebooking Pages.

If you’re doing these Science experiments during February, you might want to check out our Family Valentines Day Ideas and our Daddy Daughter Dates.



Question: What science activities are you doing this week? You can leave a comment by clicking here.



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5 Comments

  1. I’m not finding the instructions for the licorice model. When I click on the photo as indicated above, it just opens a new window with the picture. I’m new to this site, maybe I’m missing something? Any help would be greatly appreciated! ­čÖé

    1. I apologize for a late reply. I was out of the country the first part of April. Unfortunately, I do not have directions for the licorice model, nor do I have a link to directions. Most of my readers simply print the photo and use it as a pattern to make their own. Hope that helps.

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