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I have been following a blog called Babble Dabble Do and it has some really fun kid activities.
Today while baby brother was sleeping we needed an activity that was something other than our normal go to’s. Thankfully the boys enjoy doing science experiments and art crafts (they know how to speak my love language).
It turned out to be a little bit messy for the two year old but the 4 year old had no problems. Thankfully I found out that food coloring doesn’t stain clothes (I soaked one shirt in cold water and it came off) but does stain the skin… hopefully a couple bathes will take care of that!
Milk- almond apparently works best
a shallow tray
and foil or butcher paper to dry on
First step: pour a little bit of milk in the tray… enough to cover the bottom
Second step: put in a couple drops of different food coloring colors
Third step: The science experiment part
Add drops of dish soap and watch the colors burst and spread… Use the Q-tips to swirl the colors around (don’t mix too much or the colors will blend together and turn brown…though the boys thought it was really great)
Fourth step: I didn’t get a picture but you simply place the water color paper face down in the liquid and when you pull it up it looks like these…
Really easy and fun! We then just swirled the colors around and played with it. We dumped our mixes out a couple times to start over, this will be happening again!