Home    Subscribe    Write for Us    FAQ    Contact    HubGarden    Login
Share your craft ideas for a share of the ad revenue. Click on Write For Us.

Bicarb Volcano

by carly (follow)
Easy (867)      5 to 10s (608)      Over 10s (380)      Messy Play (109)      Natural materials (52)      Science (25)      Volcano (1)     
Bring science into your own back yard by creating an erupting volcano.



Time: 5 minutes
Age: Any Age
Level: Easy



Materials
Sand
Tray or wide based bowl (you could also use the sand pit or the ground)
Red food colouring
Bicarb soda
White vinegar
A small container

Method





Scoop sand onto your tray, and shape into a volcano shape.
Press your small container into the top.
Pour some red food colouring into the container
Sprinkle in plenty of bicarb soda

Now's the fun part, make sure everyone is ready to witness the eruption of the volcano, and slowly pour the vinegar into the top of the volcano.





The volcano will continue to erupt several times if you let the froth settle between pouring in more vinegar, this allows for all children to have a turn. Add more bicarb to keep the the volcano active.


Categories
#Messy Play
#Natural Materials
#Volcano
#Science
#Easy
#Over 10s
#5 to 10s
I like this Article - 11
[ print friendly ]
More Articles by carly
Toilet rolls are the perfect size for little hands
4 likes
Get messy with some paint, and make a pretty flower painting
15 likes
Personalise your wrapping paper! Time: 15minutes Age: Under 5's, 5-10's, Over 10's, Any Age ...
2 likes
Beetroot juice makes a natural, pretty, cheap and yummy art material
9 likes
Turn dirt into works of art Time: 5 minutes Age: Any age Level: Easy Materials *Paint p...
9 likes
Nice smelling messy fun Time: 30 minutes Age: Over 2s Level: Easy Materials * squirter bott...
10 likes
view all articles by carly
Articles by carly on Other Hubs
Donating food for the school bake can be daunting when it comes to quality of the baking (we aren't ...
189 views
Children find comfort in familiarity
522 views
Before your child turns 2 years old, you will more than likely be introduced to Messy Play
407 views
Tinkers Marble Race is keeping my 5 year old and 3 year old entertained while providing suitable...
443 views
ID: 12173
[ Submit a Comment ]
Trending Articles
Inspirational quotes on a watercolour background seem to be everywhere right now
8 likes
Using store-bought cardboard shapes, or ones you have made yourself, kids of all ages can have f...
3 likes
Turn jelly into finger food! This is a fun activity for kids to do with an adult
2 likes
Make your own badges using some papers, mountain tape and, last but not least, some creativity
7 likes
Make this cute little fish with your little ones using items that can be found in most homes
3 likes
This is an awesome craft for every princesses who love the Beauty and the Beast
1 like
These easy brownies are transformed for Easter with a little icing and mini eggs to create chocolate...
1 like
An easy brownie recipe to make with the kids
1 like
A great Easter themed craft that could be used to collect mini chocolate eggs or be given as a gift...
6 likes
Making popcorn from scratch is really easy, much cheaper than buying from the shops and with this re...
6 likes
Categories
Under 5s (586)
Any Age (402)
Over 10s (380)
Baby (12)
Links (1)
Easy (867)
Medium (241)
Hard (37)
 
Copyright 2012,2013,2014,2015,2016 On Topic Media PTY LTD. ABN 18113479226. mobile version