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Chemistry for Little Ones

I found this fabulous idea for Chemistry for Little Ones at The Science Mommy.
Chemistry for little ones

Put about 1 cm of milk in a shallow pan and sprinkled food coloring around the outside. Dip a toothpick in dish soap and touch the milk with the toothpick. Watch the reaction that takes place!

I’m not going to tell you what happens because that will ruin the fun. But I will tell you it was so cool, B asked to do it 3 other times. The scientific explanation for this reaction is way over my head, but I do know that it is a quick and easy way to let B “experiment” with Science.

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Wednesday 18th of August 2010

Looks like lots of fun!

The Activity Mom

Tuesday 17th of August 2010

Lana,Maybe it is the gel. Try it with regular food coloring. It's quick but as soon as the food coloring hits the milk a swirling effect/reaction takes place. Pretty neat!


Monday 26th of July 2010

This look so neat. Can't wait to try and it see the result!


Sunday 25th of July 2010

So glad I found your blog you have so many great ideas! can't wait to try this one out with my 2.5 year old tomorrow. Holly

Sherry and Donna

Saturday 24th of July 2010

We've done one similar before and it IS very cool. I won't spoil it either I'll just say "go and try it"!Donna :) :)