Are you looking for an awesome chemistry set for your child? Here we share 8 of the best children’s chemistry sets currently available!
[Please note that we might share a small portion of the sales from the links on this page. We only share products that we truly love and recommend. Now onto our review of the best chemistry sets for children. Header Image © Andrey Kiselev /Adobe Stock]
1) Crayola Color Chemistry Set for Kids
Is this the best beginning chemistry set for kids? Many kids and parents think so! We start our list with a kit that has a ton of positive reviews, the Crayola Color Chemistry Set for Kids. This very affordably priced children’s chemistry set comes with a whopping 50 science experiments.
Along with 16 out-of-the-box experiments, there are 34 additional STEM-learning inspired science activities. The kit comes with very easy-to-follow instructions for kids, but as you’ll see from the review below, kids tend to have a blast exercising their creativity without the instructions! Highly recommended.
2) Evviva Sciences Crystal Growing Kit
The Evviva Sciences Crystal Growing Kit is the top rated crystal growing chemistry set on Amazon and allows kids to easily make their own crystals.
The manufacturer even has a “Make your Own Crystals or Your Money Back” guarantee. If instructions are followed, kids will end up with 5 beautiful crystal rocks after working with this science kit!
3) Playz Explosive Kitchen Lab
Next on our list of best chemistry kits for children is the Playz Explosive Kitchen Lab.
This exciting, easy-to-use children’s chemistry set is loaded with value and comes with more than 26 experiments, 41 tools, ingredients and a 36 page activity/lab guide.
4) Barbie Fundamental Chemistry Kit
The Barbie Fundamental Chemistry Kit from Thames & Cosmos allows kids to make slime, fizz, crystals and more! One commonly cited drawback to this set is that the experiments can only be used once. Other than that, it comes highly recommended!
5) Click-a-Brick Creative Chemistry: Crystals & Slime Science Kit
Continuing our review of top chemistry sets for kids is the Click-a-Brick Creative Chemistry: Crystals & Slime Science Kit, which includes many items that will help turn your little one into a true chemist!
This chemistry kit also comes with two robust study guides where kids can track the results of each experiment and compare.
6) Happy Atoms Magnetic Molecular Modeling Set
This set stands out among the many molecular chemistry sets on the market. The Happy Atoms Molecular Magnetic Modeling Set allows your child to build, scan and identify molecules.
Included are both a digital and physical chemistry set, as well as a free “Happy Atoms” app (free download), a scanning mat and more!
7) Kids First Chemistry Set
Another great chemistry set for kids is the appropriately named Kids First Chemistry Set, which gives kids the chance to identify different chemicals through conducting the 25 provided experiments. Your young chemists can safely explore simple chemistry with common household substances and the provided lab equipment such as beakers, test tubes and more.
8) Edible Candy! Food Science Chemistry Kit
Our final product in our review of the chemistry sets for children is fun to experiment with (and eat!) Edible Candy! Food Science Chemistry Kit, which combines STEM concepts with hands-on science projects.
This edible chemistry set is loaded with value and comes with 40 experiments, 27 tools and ingredients and a 56 page lab guide! Well worth checking out!
What’s Your Favorite Chemistry Set for Kids?
We hope you will try some of these wonderful chemistry sets with the special child in your life. If you have your own favorite chemistry set for kids, please share it in the comments below!
Here are links to the 8 kids chemistry sets we feature on Amazon. Be sure to also check out our list of games that teach money skills!