Rainbow celery

by Rajesper

WHAT CHILDREN WILL LEARN

  • Physical - None

  • Intellectual - Observing, predicting, comparing

  • Emotional - None

  • Social - Awareness of the improtance of water to plants

Learning Framework?

  • Physical

  • Intellectual

  • Emotional

  • Social

SKILL LEVEL:

Easy

SUITABLE FOR:

4-5 years old

ESTIMATED TIME:

> 30 mins

ENVIRONMENT:

Indoors

What You Will Need

  • Celery

  • Plastic cups

  • Food colouring

  • Straws

#Scienceofplay50

How do plants absorb water and transport them to their leaves? Use this fun and simple experiment to observe the process before your very eyes.

Step 1

Gather the materials.

Step 2

Pour water into each cup up to the 2.5cm mark

Step 3

Add a few drops of food colouring into each cup. Be creative with the colours.

Step 4

Put a stalk of celery into each cup

Step 5

Leave the celery in the cups for two hours.

Step 6

When the stems have changed their colour, cut them up and make a rainbow celery salad.

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