Kids Kreate


lavaScience Experiment Make a Volcano

You need:

Bottle with a skinny neck
Cake pan or pie plate
Soil or clay
1/4 c baking soda
Dish detergent
1/4 c vinegar
Red food coloring


1.Put the bottle in the middle of the pie plate. Mold dirt or clay around it so it looks like a real mountain.

2. Pour the baking sodas in the bottle using the funnel. Add a squirt of dish soap.

3. Put a few drops of food coloring in the vinegar. Pour the vinegar in the bottle. And watch your volcano erupt!


Belinda Mooney is the mother of seven children, a veteran homeschooler and a freelance writer. Her articles have appeared in over 70 publications. Her Kids in the Kitchen column is carried Mid-Ohio Valley Parenting, Families First and Gainesville Family. You can reach her at Kids Crafts  

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