Explore the properties of water, color, shape and texture through the creation of “water art.”
- Explore color mixing by creating a collaborative art mural using colored ice.
- Learn about absorption and color value through experimenting with coffee filter staining.
- Discover how water and dirt mix through creating a textured mud painting.
- Experiment with buoyancy, shape and texture by building and testing floating sculptures.
Take It with You
Use the following activities to bring the education concepts from this exhibit into your home or classroom:
Appropriate for Grades: PK, K, 1
Meets Illinois Early Learning and Development Standards: 12.C, 25.A, 26.B
Focus: Art, Science