The idea behind the activity is to show your little one how salt "absorbs" the colors and pulls it along the web of glue.
You will need card stock, an eyedropper, salt, glue and colored water.
We used about two tablespoons of water and five or six drops of neon food coloring.
Depending on your work space you may want to place your card stock on a rimmed baking sheet to contain the mess.
Have your little one make a design on the card stock with glue, then sprinkle salt all over the wet glue until it is completely covered.
You will want to shake off the excess salt!
Next let your child use the eyedropper to drip colored water, one drop at a time, onto the salt.
As the salt absorbs the liquid, the water should move along the glue lines making a beautiful web of color.
As you can see the color moved quickly across some lines and just bubbled up on others.
I think the absorption didn't go too well for us due to the fact that we used washable glue and Biscuit was really excited to drop the colors on the paper, so perhaps we dropped too much water at once?
All in all it turned out pretty interesting!!
Happy Playing & Exploring!!