Egg Drop Experiment | Summer Lit League

Incoming! The egg drop experiment is a fun activity to do with your kids to teach them about gravity and resistance. If you want to avoid making a mess with this classic activity, try using a hard-boiled or plastic egg. This activity comes with inspiration from Science Sparks


  • Bin bag/plastic sheet/paper or other flat material. 
  • (4) Four pieces of string 
  • Masking tape 
  • Egg (hard-boiled) or plastic that can be filled with beans for weight. 
  • Cardboard made into a basket shape or a small plastic container 
  • Colored markers 
  • Beans or corn to fill plastic eggs to give them weight 
  • Balloon 

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