Types of Clouds on a Plate

Our snack idea for this week is super easy, simple and the kids can do it with your help.

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We used vanilla yogurt for the white clouds and then I added a little bit of blue food coloring to make the cumulonimbus cloud a little darker. It doesn’t show well on the picture, but the cloud has a little gray tone to it.

My kids enjoyed making the clouds and then I dropped a few berries on the plate and they LOVED eating the “clouds”.  🙂

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Here’s a video explaining it a little bit more.

We also made clouds with a bar of Ivory soap.  If you haven’t done this, you should give it a try. Super simple. You DO need Ivory brand. I read online that it doesn’t work with other brands. Just get the bar of soap out of the wrapper, place it inside the microwave on a paper towel and run it. Have your kids stand in front of the microwave and see what happens inside.

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It is cool to watch how the cloud grows inside the microwave!  The part the kids liked the most was that they were able to hold the cloud.  Super fun!  🙂

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  1. I just wanted to write and tell you thank you so much for sharing. Your ideas, activities, and portables are amazing and impressive. I love that you include videos to help also. Your website has been a huge help to me in planning so thanks for being so generous. You aren’t just helping your children learn, but others as well. God Bless!

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