Science Rocks

Color Mixing

Ideal for Infant, Toddler, Preschool/Pre-K, School-Age

Drawing of scientific beakers.

Materials Needed:

  • Plastic zip top bag
  • Foam shaving cream (for use with adult supervision)
  • Food coloring
  • Tape (optional)

Participants: This activity is intended for independent play with approximately 5 minutes of adult preparation.


  1. Open zip top bag
  2. Spray foam shaving cream into zip top bag
  3. Squirt 2 or 3 colors of food coloring into the bag
  4. Optional: Add tape to the top
  5. Squish and squeeze bag, mixing the colors together and watch and see what colors you create!

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