Build your own edible molecule model

Build your own edible molecule model

Build your own yummy and fun molecule with this tasty kids science experiment! This is a quick and easy science project that will have your kids amazed at how simple household items can be used to learn about science. So grab your strawberries and get building today.

What you need:

  • Toothpicks or matchsticks
  • Strawberries

Number of players:


Wash and dry the strawberries.

Stick a matchstick or toothpick into a strawberry and then push another strawberry onto the other end of the matchstick.

Pierce the top of the strawberry with another toothpick and add a strawberry to the other end of this toothpick. Continue building from here – more strawberries and toothpicks, interconnecting them at different angles so that you build a stable model that you can sit on a table or plate.

When finished, enjoy showing off your molecule model before you munch into your strawberries!

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