Marbles in a Bottle Color Mixing

I love to do projects where we get to mix colors. I really enjoy teaching Love Bug about what colors are made by mixing two other colors.

We recently tried a new idea that I’d found at Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds where we mixed two colors of paint inside a soda bottle. We put a few marbles in the bottle as we mixed it up.


Then we dumped the marbles into a container with a sheet of paper inside and rolled them around.


We’ve done similar marble painting projects before, but it was fun to try it with a new twist. We mixed two sets of colors inside two bottles and came out with this:


About Kelly

I'm a stay-at-home mom to two boys and a girl. My Love Bug is 4 and has been doing art projects since just after turning 2. My Sweet Pea is 2 and tries to do everything his brother does. Little Flower is 4 months and has no idea of all the fun she has ahead of her.
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