Kitchen Science: How to make an Egg Float!

Introduce your little ones to the magical world of science (while learning about density) with this mini-science experiment that is hands-on and requires items already found in the kitchen.

You’ll need the following:

Salt

Tall drinking glass

an egg

water

This was a great indoor activity for a cold afternoon for my 4 year old. This is what we did:

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Create Swirling Patterns: The Kitchen Milk Experiment

Here’s a little science experiment that is probably meant for elementary school students, but my pre-schoolers had fun performing it, too! 

Materials

Milk (2%, whole milk, or cream)

dinner plate

cotton swabs

food colouring bottles (at least 3 different colours)

Instructions

1. Pour enough milk (you can repeat this experiment using 2%, whole milk or cream) in a dinner plate to completely cover the bottom to a depth of a 1/4″. Allow the milk to settle.

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