Thursday, January 5, 2012

Salt-Absorbing Art and Science

photo credit: Third Graders Dreaming Big

Integrate science and art with this awesome activity from Third Graders, Dreaming Big! Visit Third Graders, Dreaming Big to see this artful science experiment in action!

White or black construction paper
Elmer's glue 
Table salt 
Food Coloring 


1. Squirt glue in a cool design on construction paper. 

2. Pour salt over the top and shake excess off .

3.  Mix water with food coloring.

4. Use dropper and drop liquid color on the salt.

The salt will absorb the colored water and move along your design!

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