Want a quick and easy experiment that is appropriate for toddlers and preschoolers? This super fun Milk Experiment is it!
This experiment is so easy to prep, requiring minimal supplies of which many you probably have at home (if not all!). Kids are going to be super excited when they see the milk disperse quickly and blend the colors of the food dye together. Try this activity for a quick boredom buster any day!
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- In a small bowl, add a little bit of dish soap and water (equal proportions) and prepare the dropper.
- Add milk to the plate so it covers the bottom.
- Now, drop a few drops of the food dye all around the milk. Use 2 or more colors for beautiful color mixing.
- Using the dropper, add drops of the dish soap/water mix straight into the drops of food dye and watch the colors disperse and mix!
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Have fun with this Paper Towel Dye Experiment!
What is my child learning and improving?
- Fine motor skills (adding the food dye, using the dropper)
- Experiments (this is a wonderful quick and easy experiment for toddlers and preschoolers!)
- Learning about color combinations
- Hand-eye coordination (adding the dish soap/water into the center of the food dye)