4 Fun Colour Experiments With The Sandbox Girls

June 24, 2020 Posted by: Contributed by Kidz Blog Arts & Crafts

If you’re looking for a fun and easy project to do at home, Kidz Blog, together with Razan and Celine of the arts and crafts blog, The Sandbox Girls, have four exciting experiments involving colours for you to try out! Excited to play around with colours? Let’s check them out!

1. Colour Rainbow

What You'll Need

  • M&Ms
  • White Plate
  • Water

Instructions

1. Place Smarties or M&Ms around the edge of a white plate and pour a little bit of water in the middle.

2. Wait for a while and watch what happens when the water combines with the M&Ms – the colours dissolve to make a rainbow!

2. Colour Explosion

What You'll Need

  • Milk
  • A flat plate
  • Food colouring
  • Fabric softener
  • Cotton bud

Instructions

1. Pour some milk in the plate and add drops of food colouring

2. Coat a cotton bud in some fabric cleaner and dip it in the middle of the plate to see what happens!

3. Lemon Fizz

What You'll Need

  • Lemon
  • Food colouring
  • Fabric softener
  • Baking soda

Instructions

1. Cut a lemon in half and pour some food colouring and fabric cleaner on top of the lemon

2. Add a few teaspoons of baking soda and watch as the colours fizz!

4. Colour Train

What You'll Need

  • 4 glasses
  • Water
  • Food colouring in 4 colours: red, blue, green and yellow
  • Napkins

Instructions

1. Prepare 4 cups of water and add the food colouring in each cup: Red, Blue, Green and Yellow. Place the cups next to each other in a straight row.

2. Fold some napkins into strips and dip each side of the napkin into a cup.

3. Watch what happens as the napkins absorb the water!

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