Science Fun: Salty Ice

Science Fun: Salty Ice

Looking for an easy, at-home science experiment? Watch how salt makes ice melt quickly with this fun, colorful project!


  • Water frozen in cups or bowls
  • Plate
  • Salt
  • Food coloring


  1. Place blocks of ice on a plate.
  2. Generously sprinkle salt on top of the ice.
  3. Add food coloring.
  4. Watch what happens!

If your child enjoyed this activity, try these other science activities for kids, including another ice cube science project: Magic Ice!

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