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Recipes and Snacks
Make vanilla pudding and divide it into three parts. Make one part red, one yellow, and one blue. Give children a color combination, and watch as new colors appear. Extension: With any extra pudding make finger paintings.
Each day mix up a color of Jell-O, start with red. Pour small amount into a clear plastic cup. Allow to harden and then add orange. Follow this procedure with all the other colors, at the end of the week you will have your own rainbow.
Pour several small cups of milk, add a variety of food coloring. Use new, clean paint brushes to paint on white bread. Try not to let the bread get too soggy. Toast your pictures and eat. The colors get very vibrant in the toaster.
Eat Froot Loops for snack.
Make and eat Rice Krispie treats that are colored with food coloring.