Experiments

Fizzy Flour Paint

Fizzy Flour Paint
Photo by: masamom

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Create a colorful work of art with this science experiment.

Time
40 minutes
Ages
24 - 60 months
Group size
1 - 8 tots
Rating

Supplies

  • 1/4 cup Water
  • 1/4 cup Flour
  • 1/4 cup Baking soda
  • Food coloring
  • Vinegar
  • Spray bottle
  • Whisk
  • Paint brushes
  • Cardstock (or other thick paper)
  • Muffin tin
  • Large bowl

Steps

  1. Combine 1/4 cup flour and 1/4 cup baking soda in large bowl.
  2. Gradually add about 1/4 cup water to flour and baking soda mixture. Stir with whisk. Stop adding water when paint reaches desired texture.
  3. Divide mixture evenly into cups of muffin tin.
  4. Add desired food coloring to each cup and mix.
  5. Paint desired picture on cardstock.
  6. Fill spray bottle with vinegar.
  7. Lightly spray picture with vinegar. Watch your painting come to life.

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