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Rainbow Lab


Conduct fun colour-based experiments with the Galt Rainbow Lab.
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Age: 5+ years

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Experiment with colour mixing then grow amazing jelly-like crystals in many different colours. Create a rainbow in a test tube and see the world through rainbow glasses!

Rainbow lab includes a 24-page full-colour lab book with 12 fun experiments and contains three test tubes, test tube rack, goggles, colour mixing tray, pipette, polyacrylamide crystals, three food colourings, rainbow glasses, three plastic cups, mirror, stickers, notepad and more.

What our testers said

“Mum this is exciting, I’ve made a colour of the sea.” Boy aged 5

“I loved making the crystals and learning all about colours.” Girl aged 7

What our experts think

This art lab set is great at combining creativity with scientific exploration, as it encourages children to experiment with colour mixing and introduces them to concepts such as crystal formation. The well-written lab book enabled our testers to work out how to conduct the experiments with minimal adult help, some of our younger testers just needed to be shown how to use the equipment beforehand.

The experiments were fun and engaging and allowed our testers to get creative. Learning this way is great as it gives children space and freedom to explore concepts like cause and effect (e.g. when this colour is added, what is the result?). This encourages them to be innovative and in turn benefits other skills such as problem-solving and logical reasoning.

Skills developed

– Develops knowledge of colour mixing

– Introduces children to scientific concepts

– Promotes creativity