## The colors that disappear. Experiment for children with a candy cane

Do you like experiments? We propose you to do this, which is also very fun and easy to do. For this, you only need candy canes, water and salt. Do you want to know what happens when you put the candy cane in contact with salt water? Find out here, and have fun with your child with this experiment: '

Do you like experiments? We propose you to do this, which is also very fun and easy to do. For this, you only need candy canes, water and salt.

Do you want to know what happens when you put the candy cane in contact with salt water? Find out here, and have fun with your child with this experiment: 'Colors that disappear.' Material:

### Glass bowl

• Water
• Salt
• Coffee teaspoon
• Candy canes
• How to make the experiment of 'Colors that disappear' with children step by step

## This is a fantastic experiment to teach children

how certain materials react with different ones changing their state. Discover how easy it is to do and the incredible result of the experiment: the colors will disappear from the stick as if by magic. 1.

Fill our water container and add a little salt. Water does not need to be hot. You will be served tap water, although it is better that it is not too cold. 2.

Now you just have to put the candy cane . Be patient, because it takes a long time, but you will see how little by little the colors of the cane disappear and the water begins to color. The water and salt, in contact with the caramel coloring, make it go into the water. The cane will stay white and the water ... red!3. You will see that if you try it with a stick of another color, the water will end up in the same color. The whole process can last up to an hour, so you'd better arm yourself with patience.

What children learn with the experiment of 'Colors that disappear':

The explanation of why this happens with this experiment

has to do with the dissolution of materials or with the polarity of water : water is capable of Dissolve the sugar The dye of the dye falls to the bottom of the container. And what seems like magic, is actually a physical reaction of some materials in contact with others that are reactive.