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Skittle Color Wheel

Here is a simple experiment mixing colors.
All you need is a little warm water and a bag of Skittles.
Place Skittles around edge of a plate, add a little warm water and watch the rainbow begin.
Save a few Skittles to enjoy! YUM 😃

Skittle Plate

APPLES, APPLES, APPLES

Apple Leaf Prints Materials:

  • 1 apple
  • Paper towel
  • Washable paint
  • Paper plate
  • Light colored construction paper

Steps:

  1. Parents cut the apple in half crosswise. Dry off the inside with a paper towel.
  2. Pour a small amount of paint onto paper plate.
  3. Show your child how to grasp the apple to dip it into the paint. Have him/her press the painted apple onto paper to create a print. The effect will look like a star.

 

Silky, Stretchy, Two Ingredient Play Dough

Parents, this is a fun and easy recipe for Play Dough. This recipe takes little time to make and if smells great too!

Materials:

  • One bottle of hair conditioner.
  • Box of cornstarch

Steps:

  1. In a large mixing bowl mix one-cup hair conditioner (scented if you like) and two cups cornstarch.
  2. Roll mixture into a ball and have fun!

 

A-mazing-ing Water Drop

This slick trick will help your child develop eye/hand coordination and creativity.

Material: a cup of water, waxed paper, a toothpick, paper, a pen​

  1. First, place a pea sized drop of water on a sheet of waxed paper.
  2. Next dip a toothpick in water and touch the drop – without touching the waxed paper. Show your child how the toothpick can move the water across the paper.
  3. Once your child has had a little practice moving the drop, draw a simple maze or spiral on a piece of paper and slide it under the waxed paper.
  4. Let your child use the toothpick to lead the drop of water through the maze.
  5. For an older child: Draw letters, numbers, or shapes, and let your child practice moving the drop along the lines.