Floating Dry Erase Creations

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In this activity, learners will create a drawing with dry erase markers and watch it come to life. Learners will explore chemistry, art and storytelling through this activity. Activity incudes step by step instructions with pictures, vocab words and definitions to use, fun facts related to the activity and ways to change it up extend the activity. This activity requries dry erase markers.

Quick Guide

Preparation Time:
Under 5 minutes

Learning Time:
10 to 30 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
$1 - $5 per student

Age Range:
Ages 4 - 14

Resource Type:


Materials List (per student)

  • Water
  • Dry erase markers
  • Pie pan or plate with edges


  • Physical Sciences
    • Chemistry
    • States of Matter
    • Structure and Properties of Matter
  • The Nature of Science
    • The Scientific Process

Informal Categories

  • Arts and Crafts


Includes alignment to state and/or national standards:

Access Rights:

  • Free access



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