365 - A glimpse into Heaven

 
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Rainbow science

15 minute Craft Planner

Beware of allergies – make sure it is safe for the children in your group to handle the food used in this activity.

1. Rainbow milk
You will need: 
Red, blue and yellow food colouring
1 cup of whole (full fat) milk
Washing -up liquid
A small bowl
A shallow round dish
A cotton bud

What to do:
1. Pour enough milk into the dish to just cover the bottom.
2.  Add a drop of each type of food colouring. Try and space the colours out, although it  doesn't matter if they begin to spread into each other.
3. Squeeze a drop of washing-up liquid into the separate small bowl.     
4.  Dip the cotton bud into the washing-up liquid then use it to touch one of the blobs of  food colouring in the milk. 
What happens to the colours?


2. A watery rainbow
You will need: 
A clear drinking glass
A jug of water
2 sheets of white paper
A chair
A torch 

What to do:
1.     Fill the glass a little more than half-way with water.
2.     Place both sheets of paper on the floor at the base of the chair.
3.     Carefully place the glass on the edge of the chair.  
4.    Shine the torch through the glass onto the paper on the floor.
5.    Keep moving the torch until you see a rainbow appear on the paper below.


3. A shiny rainbow
You will need: 
An old CD
A sheet of white paper 

What to do:
1. Find a rainbow on the surface of a CD.
2. Try and reflect the rainbow onto the piece of paper. 



Alongside this craft teach the Bible story...

 
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