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Shaving Foam Prints

Create beautiful prints on paper using shaving foam and food colouring! You will need Plate or disposable tray Shaving foam Food colouring Fork Paper Method Cover a plate or tray with shaving foam. Add a few drops of food colouring to it. Using the prongs of a fork, swirl the food colouring around making patterns….

Milk Explosions

A colourful explosion that will mesmerise you again and again! You will need A shallow plate Full fat milk Food colouring Washing up liquid Ear bud Method Fill your plate with full fat milk so the surface of the plate is just covered. Drop 1 or 2 drops of food colouring  into the centre of…

Fizzy Trays

These fizzy explosions of colour will provide hours of fun! You will need A tray (a baking tray works well) Bicarbonate of soda/ baking powder Clear vinegar Small pots x 2 Food colouring Teaspoon or medicine syringe Method Sprinkle some bicarbonate of soda onto your tray evenly. Into your small pots pour some clear vinegar…

Skittle Rainbows

Try this awesome experiment and watch a colourful display unfold before your eyes! You will need A pack of Skittles A plate Some water Method Place the skittles around the edge of a plate. The edge of the inner rim is best. The skittles can be arranged in any way, so this is great for…

The Colour Exchange

Try this awesome experiment at home! First look at the video below and see if you can predict what science is going on! HERES A CLUE: you’ll need to think about the words density and convection. Equipment: 2 identical drinking glasses, 2 different colours of food colouring (ideally ones that are not similar), some card…