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This week in The Nest the children have been exploring sensory experiences through messy play. We mixed cornflour and water together to make a gloup consistancy and added a few drops of food colouring. The children selected the whiskes to mix all the colours together, and watched as the gloup changed coloures many times! We talked about the different colours we could see and the textures. It wasn't too long before whiskes and forks were discarded and the children used their hands (resulting in a few blue fingers!) The children were interested in the gloup for a period of time and contined to explore the changing consistancy of the cornflour.
To recreate this at home mix 4 parts cornflour to 1 part water (food coloring optional!) Once dried it is really easy to wipe down or brush up as it returns to powder form!