Rainbow Celery

by Rajesperi


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.

Skill Level: Easy

Suitable For: 4 - 5 years old

Estimated Time: > 30 mins

Environment: Indoors

Rainbow Celery

Learning Framework

  • Physical - None

  • Intellectual - Observing, predicting, comparing

  • Emotional - None

  • Social - Awareness of the improtance of water to plants


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Step 1

Pour water into each cup up to the 2.5cm mark

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Step 3

Put a stalk of celery into each cup

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Step 5

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

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  • Celery

  • Plastic cups

  • Food colouring

  • Straws

Step 2

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

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Step 4

Leave the celery in the cups for two hours.

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