Sandbox Volcanoes
20 mins

Sandbox Volcanoes

Science experiments in the sandbox. Good for a warm day when it will dry out quickly.

outdoors, sandbox, science, chemistry

What you'll need

  1. Sandbox with Coverbuy item
  2. Water Bottle
  3. Crayola Washable Kids' Paintbuy item
  4. Baking Sodabuy item

Step by step guide

  1. Half fill a 500ml/16.9 fl oz bottle with water
  2. Add 4 tablespoons of baking soda
  3. Add washable paint for color. This may color the sand for a while, but should wash off in time.
  4. Bury the bottle or surround it with sand to form a volcano
  5. Pour about a cup of vinegar into the bottle and watch it erupt