How fast can you mix 24 different colors using only red, yellow and blue water? Combine art and science as students experiment by adding droplets of primary color to the 24 tiny mixing cups and create an amazing splash of rainbow colors! Discover how to mix a rainbow of colors, and learn how scientists keep track of portions when they experiment with different colors and materials. Once the mixing is done, don’t throw your masterpiece down the drain! Pull out a bag of Water Jelly Crystals and drop a pebble-size crystal into each of the compartments. In just a few minutes, you will end up with 24 jiggly, jelly-like crystals in all the colors you made!
Introduce the basic color wheel to curious minds. If kids don’t become scientists, they’re sure to become artists! Use the large test tubes to introduce students to the concept of color mixing and how the dye actually filters the light. Next, turn the class loose with enough materials for 8 color mixing stations. Teach art, science and cooperation skills all in the same lesson. Recommended for children ages 4 and up.
The classroom kit includes supplies for 24 students working in groups…
How Does It Work?
The Splash of Color Classroom Kit is a great way to explore color mixing using non-toxic dyes in their own miniature laboratory. Color Fizzers are not only non-toxic, but they’re non-staining, also. They’re the best replacement for liquid dyes and food coloring you can find! Toss in some water absorbing polymers called Water Jelly Crystals, and you have a great kit that lets budding color mix-ologists to explore, experiment, and experience.
What Does It Teach?
Discover how to mix a rainbow of colors, and learn how scientists keep track of portions when they experiment with different colors and materials. Introduce the basic color wheel to curious minds. If kids don’t become scientists, they’re sure to become artists! As a teacher in Texas writes, “You know you’ve found a winner when your students are willing to give up recess to keep doing science. I had to physically remove the pipettes from their fingers to get them to stop! I’ve created a room of color mixologists.”