Experiments

Homemade Lava Lamp Experiment

Homemade Lava Lamp Experiment
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Make your own version of this groovy lamp.

Time
20 minutes
Ages
36 - 60 months
Group size
1 - 8 tots
Rating

Supplies

  • Baby oil
  • Water
  • Empty water bottle
  • Fizzing rock candy
  • Food coloring

Steps

  1. Mix 2 parts baby oil to 1 part water in empty water bottle.
  2. Add food coloring.
  3. Add 1/2 pack to 1 whole pack of fizzing rock candy to bottle. Secure lid tightly.
  4. Watch bubbling action and enjoy!

Developmental skills

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