September 7, 2013

Cool Eruptions for Kids

You know we love fizzing fun for kids.  My boys could play with baking soda and vinegar every single day and not tire of it.

40 of the COOLEST ways to make eruptions - so many ways to make things fizz, pop, and bubble!

Anything that erupts, pops, explodes, fizzes, or bubbles is a huge hit with my boys, and I'm guessing the same holds true for just about any kid.  Many of our favorite recipes for play include making something erupt.

40 Fizzing Activities for Kids

Make erupting paint for an art project that fizzes.

Erupting baking soda paint - combining art and science with one simple paint recipe!

Make erupting foam dough with a fall theme.

Make a baking soda powered boat. ~ Science Sparks

Whip up a batch of frozen erupting snowballs for some chilly imaginary play.

Erupting FROZEN snowballs - how to make them for sensory and imaginative play.

Use baking soda and vinegar to blow bubbles. ~ Inspiration Laboratories

Paint with color mixing eruptions and watch the colors blend.

Gorgeous art eruptions for kids - color mixing science and art in one!

Make an erupting cake to learn the phases of the moon.

Make rocks that dissolve and fizz! ~ Reading Confetti

Paint with ice chalk then make it erupt for a creative outlet to help you keep cool.

Erupting ice chalk paint - the COOLEST summer recipe for play

Work on pre-writing skills with this erupting moon dust tray.

Make giant geysers using Mentos. ~ I Can Teach My Child

Mix up some baking soda dough for sensory play that erupts!

Summer sensory dough in seasonal scents and colors - it's so easy and inexpensive to make!

Combine Kool aid and paint for a bubbling paint recipe.

Use cabbage juice to make color changing eruptions. ~ One Time Through

Stay cool with a frozen erupting rainbow.

Rainbow fun with icy eruptions

Use baking soda and vinegar to blow up a balloon. ~ Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas

Make erupting watercolors to combine art and science.

Dazzle your little FROZEN fans with Elsa's foaming heart sensory play.

Science fun with Elsa's Frozen heart - sensory play for Frozen fans of all ages

Paint a rainbow with fizzing sidewalk chalk.

Set up a "Mad Scientists Lab" to dye Easter eggs. ~ Housing a Forest

Mix soda and candy to blow up a balloon.  Experiment with different types of candy to see which one gets a bigger reaction!

How to inflate a balloon using soda - Amazing!

Boost pre-writing skills and letter recognition with this erupting alphabet.

Make erupting hot cocoa to fake out your kiddos. ~ Fantastic Fun and Learning

Surprise your little ones with these color surprise eruptions.


For summer fun, add colored sand and some baking soda to the traditional foam dough recipe to make it fizz and foam like crazy.


While learning about the moon set up a cool sensory bin with homemade moon rocks that erupt!

How to make eruptions with moon rocks - a new recipe for PLAY.  The rocks are solid and hold their shape until  you add vinegar.  So cool!

Find out the secret to making giant, vinegar free eruptions.

Make lemony foaming eruptions with this secret ingredient. ~ Kids Play Box

Scoop out the inside of a watermelon for a yummy snack then fill the core with erupting watermelon fun.

Erupting watermelons - no vinegar needed for this summer fun recipe for play!

Stick baking soda bombs in a baggie full of vinegar, and see what happens. ~ Buggy and Buddy

For the most beautiful eruptions ever, create an erupting rainbow!

Make beautiful rainbow eruptions with baking soda and vinegar - exciting for kids and grown ups alike!

Make bath time even more exciting with this fizzing bath paint recipe.

Make elephant toothpaste for the ultimate foaming reaction. ~ Fun at Home with Kids

Teach little learners about color theory through this colorful baking soda and vinegar experiment.


Add some baking soda to the traditional Oobleck recipe to make it erupt.

Set up the traditional magic milk demonstration, and make it explode with bubbling reactions. ~ Mess for Less

Put a twist on the classic rubber band painting, and make it fizz!

Snap painting with rubber bands with fizzy paint!

Mix a few common household ingredients to make erupting flour paint.

Combine dyed soda and candy to produce erupting art.

Erupting art for kids - Art and science come together in this fun a beautiful experiment!

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40+ fizzing, bubbling, amazing ways to make eruptions with kids

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5 comments:

  1. I LOVE this list! Thanks for including me!

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  2. So many super fun and colorful activities!

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  3. wow super erupting work nice activity

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