Tag: colours

  • Oil & water experiment

    Oil & water experiment

    Travelling coloured water experiment Introduce kids to density with this mesmerising simple experiment. All you need is water, food colouring, oil and two glasses. In 3 spoons of oil mix a few drops of food colouring. Then pour the mixture in water and watch how the colors mix with the water. Hypothesis/Question: Do oil and […]

  • Travelling coloured water experiment

    Travelling coloured water experiment

    Very easy experiment to learn about basic colours and water properties. Fill some glasses half way or less with water and add food colouring. Place an empty glass in between each colour and create a bridge using fabric or paper towels. Hypothesis/Question: Will the water travel to the empty glasses? Will we get new colours? […]

  • Coloured pasta butterflies or bows

    Coloured pasta butterflies or bows

    Using this technique dye your pasta and dry it. Then with acrylic pens paint different butterflies. Teach the kids the different types and characteristics when painting them. My little one really likes the Monarch.

  • Spray paint impressions

    Spray paint impressions

    Get some spray bottles and fill them with water and paint or food colouring. Get leaves, plastic objects, cookie cutters or anything flat that you don’t mind coloring. Place them on some bloating paper or kitchen towels and spray from a distance. You will get negative impressions on your paper.

  • Coloured salt jars

    Coloured salt jars

    Make some rainbow magic salt jars using fine salt and chalk. Just pour some salt on a paper and rub the chalk on the salt until you get the desired colour. Fill some empty jars. If you want to avoid mixing the colours make sure you fill it to the top and push the salt […]

  • Painting on snow

    Painting on snow

    We are trying to make the most of the snow indoors and outdoors as it’s unlikely to have it for long. Here’s an indoor idea with snow. Bring some snow in a plastic box and dilute some paints with water (or use food colouring). Painting works better on snow balls. Don’t forget to put a […]

  • Frozen water balloons

    Frozen water balloons

    Had to take a break from screens as I was experiencing some vertigo. Much better now so here is an experiment to try when is very cold outside. Fill balloons with water and food colouring and leave them to freeze. Peel off the balloon when frozen and have fun.

  • Fruit & vegetable stamps

    Fruit & vegetable stamps

    I have not posted in a while. With lockdown lifted we try our best to get out for walks and other activities. Here’s our last indoor project idea. Make some stamps for painting from celery, lemons, apples or patatoes. Get a big cardboard and some paint and let the mess begin. Do make sure to […]

  • Oil lava lamp

    Oil lava lamp

    In a glass pour some water, add oil and some drops of liquid colours or food colouring and then put an alka salter tablet. Watch the fizz and oil moving while mixing with the colours.

  • Stay home ideas 14

    Stay home ideas 14

    Make a tent (I used tarpaulin on a washing line and some pegs for securing it in the grass) a polly pocket foamy pool party and dot patterns with kitchen roll or toilet paper.