Magical Lava Lamps
Make a groovy lava lamp in a bottle!Jump to Activity Details
2 More About my Activity
Ever wondered how a lava lamp works? Explore properties of matter as you make a lava lamp using common kitchen items. Dive into the scientific method - make predictions, observe results, and reflect on findings - in this groovy hands-on activity.
3 What Materials Do I Need?
Glass jar, spoon, small bowl, food colouring, baking soda, vinegar, vegetable oil, and tablespoon. Optional: measuring cups, eye dropper
4 I learn useful skills too?
- Critical & reflective thinking
5 My Guide!
I’m a doodler, dreamer and maker. Some hobbies are drawing, graphic design & media arts. I’ve been an educator and home learning parent K-12 and love exploring creative pursuits through fun activities!
Fun fact: I have 2 tuxedo cats that love water!