Your kids are going to love this! This is so fun and all you need is some milk, dish soap, and liquid food coloring. Watch the video to see how it’s done, then grab a bowl, an audience of little eyeballs and your magic hat, and prepare to dazzle the kiddies.
EDITED 3/9/11 – I’ve added another video that shows how to create an awesome star. This is perfect for little kids as they don’t have to drop the dish soap in, they use a cotton swab instead. I’ve also added some more pictures showing the effects on the star as you use the cotton swab in different areas.
Let me start off by giving some credit where credit is due. I certainly didn’t think of this brilliant, yet simple science project. A friend of mine, Chef Ryan, sent me a link to a YouTube video with these fun instructions. If you want to know HOW this works, please go to the YouTube video link above. I won’t pretend to know how to explain it. :)
VIDEO NOTES: pardon the long shot of the plain milk in the bowl while I explain what’s happening. Other than that I think we did ok! No barking dogs, I turned off the TV, and no phones ringing. Woohoo!
Below are just a couple more cool still shots of the experiment :) The last one where it’s starting to look army green is when all the colors are finally starting to blend together.
The next video shows how to make this awesome star. Below the video are several still shots of after effects. Enjoy!
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