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Your kid probably already knows that oil and water don’t mix, but he might not be aware that this natural repulsion is used to produce beautiful art. The Japanese noticed how floating ink and oil could make undulating patterns hundreds of years ago and created the art form called suminagashi, which means “spilled ink” in Japanese. This project can involve some trial and error, so multiple test runs are recommended. But one thing is for sure: Your child will have lots of fun!