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Flashlight Fun

Materials

  • Scissors
  • Uninflated balloons (one red, one yellow, and one blue)
  • Flashlight
  • Rubber bands

Directions

  1. Cut the rounded ends from the balloons.
  2. Stretch one balloon end over a flashlight and hold it in place with a rubber band.
  3. In a darkened room, have your child shine the flashlight on the ceiling or a wall to see the colorful light.
  4. Change colors.
  5. Layer balloons to see how mixing the colors creates new ones: yellow over blue to make green, red over yellow to make orange, and so on.
  6. If you have three flashlights, place a different color on each.
  7. Shine two or more colors on the same spot to create a new color.
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Copyright 2001 by Patricia Kuffner. Excerpted from The Children's Busy Book with permission of its publisher, Meadowbrook Press.

To order this book visit Meadowbrook Press.


August 30, 2014



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