DIY Science Gift Ideas
It’s been said that the best gifts are those we make ourselves. And these DIY science gifts are no exception. Whether you’re motivated by a skimpy allowance or a desire to create one-of-a-kind gifts for those on your Christmas list, you’ll find something for everyone. Along the way, you may even learn a thing or two.
DIY Science Gifts For Pampering
Few things are as relaxing as a hot bath on a cold day. Up the comfort factor with homemade bath salts. Try baby soda bottles for packaging single-serve bath salts and amber bottles for larger quantities.
Protect your pout against the elements with handmade lip balm. Handy with your design software? Then create custom labels to adorn the container. Try our 15 ml porcelain crucible for an unusual container.
Much like bath salts, bath bombs can foster a luxurious feeling in the tub. These bombs cause a chemical reaction which results in bubbles and fizz. Pack them in a wide-mouthed glass jar circled with ribbon or in a tissue-lined box. Or buy the bath bomb science kit.
DIY Science Gifts For Decorating
This simple project illustrates how polymers can cause a scent to permeate the air for weeks. Custom scents, colors, and jars allow you to personalize air fresheners for different people.
Discover density and absorption with two easy paper marbling projects. Once your paper is completed, use it as gift wrap, to make a card, or frame it as a piece of unique art. Bonus: This project is fast, making marbled paper a great last-minute DIY science gift idea.
Put old newspapers, laundry lint, and junk mail to use with this DIY science gift project! Use homemade paper for Christmas cards or group it with envelopes and a pretty pen for a gift set.
Crystal snowflake ornaments are simple and beautiful mementos for holidays to come. Placing it inside a small box makes wrapping a cinch plus provides clever storage after Christmas. Or consider making the ornaments together with your loved ones.
DIY Science Gifts For Eating
Rock Candy Sticks
Make a tasty treat while learning about chemistry basics. Grow edible crystals in one week using ingredients you probably have on hand.