Can you see the marker colors separate on coffee filter paper? Chromatography is the scientific process and it's all explained at We Made That.
What I like about this science experiment is that we have all the required materials, it can be done in under 30 minutes, it's educational and entertaining. Be sure to visit We Made That to get the details.
I love simple ideas that are fun and educational. Misty at Dust Fairies and Darwin linked up a great poetry word grab game to inspire kids to write poetry. Check it out.
Are you still on summer break? What have your kids been up to?