After a while, the mixture will get soupy and you can move on from science to sensory play.
Though what a perfect way to transition into a color mixing activity!
This is a great activity for preschool and kindergarten children. This melting rainbow preschool science experiment is a great way to practice color recognition and introduce kids to chemical reactions.
Using the pipette to carefully apply vinegar to the baking soda rainbow is a fun way to practice fine motor skills while learning about science too.
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