Ages 5+
Ages 5+

Crystal Chemistry Tree

$22.954.9

What you get

'Plant' and decorate a tree with ornaments and ribbons. Add ammonia, bluing, and table salt to the planter, and watch snowy crystals appear on the branches overnight! Contains everything you need to decorate your tree — and learn about capillary action while you're at it.

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Behind the design


“Chemistry and the holidays—two of our favorite things! This is a great way to get in the holiday spirit and learn some science along the way.”
- The KiwiCo Product Design team

By the numbers

Crystal solution mixtures tested: 6

Different tree shapes prototyped for optimal crystal growth: 14

Decorations tested to achieve optimal cuteness: 21

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Reviews

4.9

17 reviews

Madison
Mar 18 2020

it was clear and simple and had a wonderful result.

Tanner
Mar 1 2020

Worked great. The next day we had a snowy tree.

Larissa
Feb 29 2020

My son could not have enjoyed this project more. I did have some concerns about the bluing, but he was very careful with it and he loved seeing the crystals grow on the tree.