Colour Mixing

by Geraldine Tan

Learning Framework?

  • Physical

  • Intellectual

  • Emotional

  • Social

WHAT CHILDREN WILL LEARN

  • Physical - Fine motor.

  • Intellectual - Observing, comparing, predicting, experimenting.

  • Emotional - Confidence.

  • Social - Sharing with friends and family.

SKILL LEVEL:

Intermediate

SUITABLE FOR:

4-5 years old

ESTIMATED TIME:

15 - 30 mins

ENVIRONMENT:

Indoors

What You Will Need

  • Plastic Droppers

  • Food Colouring

  • 1 Big Cup

  • 3 Small Transparent Cups

#Scienceofplay79

Discover the many colourful possibilities of mixing primary colours together.

Step 1

Gather the materials.

Step 2

Prepare 3 cups of water.

Step 3

Put 4 drops of yellow into 1 small transparent cup. Next, put 1 drop of blue into another small transparent cup. Then Invite the children to predict what will happen.

Step 4

Observe the colour change (green). Experiment with the other colours in the other small cups such as red + blue = purple and red + yellow = orange. In the end, pour these liquids into the bigger cup and pour it away in the sink.

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