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M&Ms Colour Leaking

by carly (follow)
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This activity is a fun way to learn about colour mixing and it's cheap too. Even young children will enjoy watching while slightly older ones can talk about what they can see.

Time: 5 minutes
Age: Over 1s
Level: Easy



Materials
M&Ms in various colours
Shallow containers, such as chocolate moulds or lids
Water



Method
Place M&Ms in the containers, leave a little space between each one.
Carefully pour water into the containers.



Keep the containers steady and watch how the water leaks the colour off the M&Ms.
Observe the colour spread through the water.
Kids will also enjoy seeing what happens when the colours touch in the water.





Categories
#Under 5's
#Colour mixing
#Easy
#Science
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Very effective I will buy some m&m and have a go, Thanks Lee
Hi Carly - this is still our highest ranking article followed by your other one. Your articles are proving to be popular. We would love to see more if you would like to contribute.

Claire
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