KSAT Kids Home Science: How to make salt crystal leaves

Check out this awesome Fall STEM activity

KSAT Kids Home Science: How to make salt crystal leaves
KSAT Kids Home Science: How to make salt crystal leaves

SAN ANTONIO – Hello parents, teachers and students!

Are you looking for something fun to do at home that has a little bit of science behind it?

Well, check out this awesome Fall STEM activity from livingwellmom.com that makes salt crystal leaves.

Be sure to check out GMSA@9 on Wednesdays when Meteorologist Kaiti Blake does the demonstrations and explains the science behind it. To view the video, click on the player above.

Making salt crystal leaves

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 1 box of salt
  • Pipe cleaners or Fall leaves
  • clothespins
  • yarn
  • Mason jars

Pro tip: Use store-brand generic salt because you will be using a LOT of salt.

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About the Authors:

Kaiti Blake is a child weather-geek-turned-meteorologist. A member of the KSAT Weather Authority, Kaiti is a co-host of the Whatever the Weather video podcast. After graduating from Texas Tech University, Kaiti worked at WJTV 12 in Jackson, Mississippi and KTAB in Abilene.

Ben Spicer is a digital journalist who works the early morning shift for KSAT.