Shake 'n' Taste

Engage your child's senses with this delicious experiment.

Ages

1-4

Shake 'n' Taste

What you need:

  • whipping cream 
  • baby food jar 
  • bowls 
  • salt 
  • sugar 


What to do:

  1. Fill the jar halfway with whipping cream, pointing out that the cream is liquid. Seal the lid tightly. 
  2. Let your child shake the jar. He can also roll it back and forth with you on the floor. Every few minutes ask him how the jar looks, feels, and sounds does he hear something solid bumping in the jar? 
  3. Open the lid and pour off the extra liquid. Scoop the cream into two bowls and add salt to one bowl and sugar to the other. Give your child a taste of each cream and see which he prefers.
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