Fun Science Projects for Kids: Watch how flowers eat!

Fun science projects for kids: Teach your child how flowers eat.

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Children love to learn, even if they put up a fight sometimes! We love to find new ways for your children to learn outside of the school setting.   Fun science projects are a great How do flowers eat? | BelliesBeyond.comway to get children learning and even have fun with it! Here is a great list of fun science projects for you to do with your children to help them learn!  This science project can
help teach your children how plants “eat.”  It will be much easier for them to comprehend if they see it rather than you trying to explaining it.  This project can help children understand how the plants pull water up through their stems and into their leaves and flowers, by using white carnations and food coloring. I  hope you and your children enjoy this project as much as these preschoolers did!

DISCLAIMER:  All ages will find this science project interesting but let them know up front that it will take a couple days to show any results.

What you will need –

  • 6-8 Small vases, glasses or these cute child sized Test Tubes
  • 6-8 White Carnations with stems cut to the size of the vases or glasses
  • Food Coloring

How to perform the experiment —

  1. Fill the vases or glasses with water
  2. Add food coloring to the water.  The more food coloring the darker the color.  You can mix the food coloring to create other colors {red+yellow=orange, red+blue=purple, yellow+blue=green}
  3. Add the flowers and watch for changes over a couple days

How do flowers eat?

Make sure you check out all the fun activities for children!

Please let us know how your science project turned out! Did your children enjoy it? 

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