When you think of science experiments for kids, some of the first that probably come to mind are the classic reaction experiments that fizz, bubble, and even sometimes erupt.
These simple experiments are perfect for introducing kids to chemical reactions, are a whole lot of fun to watch, and the possibilities are endless.
But these awesome experiments? They go way beyond the simple mixture of baking soda and vinegar!
Don’t worry though! No crazy ingredients.
With a quick sift through your pantry and a little time, these 10 amazing baking soda experiments will give you and your kids an afternoon of science that you won’t soon forget!
10 Fun and Easy Baking Soda Science Experiments for Kids
Think your milk is only good for your morning cereal? Think again! Now you can make it explode!
And speaking of making things explode, paint your driveway with this cool chemical reaction!
Of course, vinegar’s not the only liquid that reacts with baking soda! This experiment shows you what happens when you combine it with the juices of citrus fruits.
Can’t wait for winter? Grab the baking soda and make your own snow whenever you want!
Feeling a little more old school? Enjoy the classic baking soda and vinegar experiment with a cool twist and learn all about primary and secondary colors at the same time.
Or practice your measuring skills with this version of the baggie experiment.
Ever wonder what an elephant’s toothpaste would look like? With a few common household ingredients, you can find out!
Feel like adding a little sensory play into the mix? Start with this awesome rainbow baking soda dough and then let it fizz!
Or mix it up with one of your favorite summer time drinks in this awesome Kool-Aid experiment!
Who says you can’t play with your food?! While making electric eels you can!
Blowing up balloons can be exhausting! Let science lend you hand and let this reaction experiment do all of the work for you!