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Colour Mixing

Updated: Dec 29, 2021

Discover the colourful possibilities of mixing primary colours together.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Suitable For: 4-5 years old

Estimated Time: 15-30 mins

Environment: Indoors


  • Plastic Droppers

  • Food Colouring

  • 1 Big Cup

  • 3 Small Transparent Cups

Step 1:

Prepare 3 cups of water.

Step 2:

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

Step 3:

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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