Engage curiosity with this creative concoction from Bright Ideas for young minds, a new book compiled by Kiwi early childhood educators and experts.
ERUPTING CHALK ICE
This activity creates a sense of wonder as your child experiments with icy chalk, creating pictures that fizz when vinegar is added.
You will need:
🔹 ¼ cup baking soda
🔹 ¼ cup cornflour
🔹 ½ cup water|
🔹 Food colouring or watercolour paint – enough to colour the mixture
🔹 Ice cube tray
🔹 Concreted area
🔹 Old clothing or waterproof apron for your child (this can get messy!)
Extract from Bright Ideas for Young Minds: 70 Step-By-Step Activities To Do At Home With Your Child, $39.95, Mary Egan Publishers.