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Frozen Rainbow Eruptions – Science Experiment for Preschoolers

Kids are going to love this really fun Frozen Rainbow Eruptions science activity where kids will make beautiful rainbows as they create a chemical reaction! This baking soda and vinegar experiment! This rainbow activities for preschoolers usese a couple simple materials for a mesmerizing, colorful preschool summer activity! Use this rainbow science with toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd graders.

Kids are going to love this really fun Frozen Rainbow Eruptions science activity where kids will make beautiful rainbows as they create a chemical reaction! This baking soda and vinegar experiment! This rainbow activities for preschoolers usese a couple simple materials for a mesmerizing, colorful preschool summer activity! Use this rainbow science with toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd graders.

Rainbow activities for preschoolers

Looking for an outrageously FUN rainbow activity for preschoolers? This rainbow science experiment is what you are looking for! This summer science is super easy to set-up, but a great way to demonstrate to toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, grade 2, and grade 3 students how a chemical reaction occurs with a baking soda and vinegar experiment.  So head outside on a lovely spring or summer day to make try this beautiful rainbow activities for toddlers.
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Rainbow Science

This simple baking soda vinegar experiment is simple, but oh-so-pretty! All you need are a few simple supplies you might even already have on hand!

Materials:

rainbow activities for toddlers

Preschool Summer Activity

Put water in containers, cover with plastic wrap, put lid on, and freeze. It will take a couple hours. Once frozen pull of lid and plastic wrap and pop out of container (just run bottom in hot water. The ones I used left a crater to put the powdered paint colors and baking soda.
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Put 1-2 teaspoons powdered tempura paint in the crater and then 1+ Tablespoon baking soda. Repeat with other colors. Now fill up squirt bottle with vinegar.
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Rainbow Science Experiment

Line up the containers in a row with one container that has red paint, one with orange, one with yellow, one with green, one with blue, one with purple.  In other words, we are mkaing a rainbow.

Rainbow Science

Now squirt vinegar over top for a chemical reaction between baking soda and vinegar which will create a beautiful rainbow all over the sides with colors intermixing.

Preschool Summer Activity

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This is such a simple and easy kids science activity that is also a chemical reaction! When an acid (vinegar) and a base (baking soda) mix they form a gas called carbon dioxide. The bubbles come from the escaping carbon dioxide. Your kids just see a bubbling, expanding colorful liquid that elicites squeals of delight. But they are learning as they explore  and play!

Rainbow activities for preschoolers

rainbow activities for toddlers

It’s pretty, but best outside as it will bubble and make colorful rivers as your kids play. When you are done, just spray off your driveway right away and it all washes away. Just make sure you get washable tempera (don’t’ know that there is any other kind… but wanted to mention it just in case ūüėČ

Summer activities for kids

Rainbow Science Experiment

You can add more paint or vinegar as you like to keep the action happening.

Try putting the colors in a cirlce and seeing what happens when red and blue mix together, blue and yellow mix together, and red and yellow mix together. This is an engaging color mixing activity too!  the top if you need more pics.

Beautiful rainbow eruptions is a fun baking soda and vinegar experiment where kids create rainbow science. Epic, summer rainbow activities for preschoolers. 

Summer activities for kids

This is such a fun, memorable, and beautiful summer activity for kids of all ages. Just keep ading more paint, baking soda, and vinegar until you get the colors and patterns your child likes. It’s loads of fun to play during nice warm, summer days!

This vinegar and baking soda rocket is an out-of-this-world fun AND educational summer activity for kids! Preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students will enjoy making the baking soda rocket. This how to make a bottle rocket project is one of those really cool science projects your kids will remember forever!   Look-Inside-a-Volcano-Activity  This outrageously FUN Exploding Snowman is a fun winter science experiment for kids of all ages from toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd grade students. This STEM experiment is super simple to try using common materials you already have in your kitchen! Use this as a snowman activity to teach kids a little chemistry with this baking soda and vinegar experiment.

Baking soda and vinegar experiment

There are so many fun ways to play and teach kids about chemical reactions using a baking soda and vinegar reaction. Here are some of our favorite baking soda and vinegar activities.

If your kids love slime - they are going to flip over making Rainbow Slime! Use this rainbow activity for kids as part of your next rainbow theme for spring or summer. This colorful slime recipe is also a really fun St Patricks day activity, a weather activity, or a color theme too!   Toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade and 4th grade students will love this rainbow art ideas. Just follow our simple rainbow slime recipe and we will show you how to make rainbow slime. pretty rainbow craft for spring Kids are going to be wowed and amazed as they learn how to make rainbow crystals in this fun rainbow activity for kids! You can quickly and easily grow your own crystals with these fun spring activities for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th grade students.  This borax crystals science project is perfect for celebrating spring, as a St Patricks day activity, or a rainbow activity for preschoolers. rainbow craft for preschoolers

Rainbow Activities for Kids

Looking for more fun rainbow activity ideas? Check these out!

DIY Lava Lamp - super easy way to make your own lava lamp with simple things you have around your house. This homemade lava lamp is such a fun science project for kids of all ages to sneak in some summer learning. This science experiment is for toddlers, preschoolers, pre k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and kids of all ages at home, homeschool, summer camps, classroom, etc. Looking for a really fun and memorable science experiment for kids? You will love these EPIC pop rocks experiment. Try this pop rocks science experiment with preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th grade students to try a simple chemical reaction. This Whether you try this pop rocks science experiments for homeschool science, at a science birthday party, or as part of a summer science project - this is a MUST try,  really cool science experimentkids will LOVE. Take your homemade playdough to a whole new level of FUN with this amazing Color Changing Playdough recipe. This is sure to be a hit with toddler, preschool, pre k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd grade children alike.  These super EASY to make marshmallow shooters are a must for your summer bucket list. This summer activity for kids is not only fun, but it is actually a STEM activity for kids too! Students assemble, tweak, and design this simple marshmallow cannon to try to get the most distance they can. THis is such a simple, but fun summer activities your preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and elementary age students in first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grdae, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students will want to try over summer break!

Summer Fun

Looking for more outdoor activities for kids and things to do in the summer? Your toddler, preschool, pre k, kindergarten, and elementary age kids will love these fun ideas to keep them busy all summer long:

If you are looking for a fun unique activity using eggs, you will love this silly egg head craft. This egg shell diy chia pet is cute, simple and silly spring activities for kids. This egg shell craft is fun for toddler, prsechool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd graders too! bleeding tissue paper fireworks craft Spring is the time for field trips to the local zoo. In an attempt to make our homeschool field trips extra fun (and educational) I created these super cute, zoo scavenger hunt templates. We have lots of choices with these zoo scavenger hunt printable pack to accomidate kids of all ages from toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten to elementary age students in first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students. Whether you use the simple animal scavenger hunt or learn about endagered animals or animal habitats in one of these zoo scavenger hunt ideas - kids will have fun learning about zoology in science. Simply download free printable scavenger hunt pdf file and you are ready to learn about animals with this printable scavenger hunt at your local zoo. EPIC Bubble Painting - kids of all ages will love this fun summer art project where they will make a bubble craft by blowing bubbles. Recipe included for this fun to make, easy, summer activity for kids!

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Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! She has created over 1 million pages of printables to help teach kids ABCs, science, English grammar, history, math, and so much more! Beth is also the creator of 2 additional sites with even more educational activities and FREE printables - www.kindergartenworksheetsandgames.com and www.preschoolplayandlearn.com

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