Turn your kitchen into a Halloween Potion Lab with these fun Science Experiments with common household items. A great way to get creative with the kids, while also giving them a science lesson.
- Dry Ice
- Food Coloring
- Safety Equipment: hammer, tray, tongs, safety glasses
- Mix food coloring and water into a large temperature safe bowl (use caution on what container you use as dry ice could cause damage)
- Using safety equipment, break off a few inch pieces of the dry ice with a hammer
- With tongs place dry ice into the bowl of colored water
- Your witches cauldron comes to life with bubbles, fog and magic!
Optional: You can place dry ice in actual drinks/punch to serve as well. Read Dry Ice safety before placing in liquids to be consumed.
- 2 cups milk
- Food coloring
- Dish soap
- Pour milk into a flat glass casserole dish
- Drop food coloring drops throughout the milk, creating any color patten you’re wanting but do not mix the milk
- Once all food coloring is in the milk, do not mix, rather take the dish soap and with a Q-tip drop the soap on the milk and watch at the colors separate
- Plastic Clear Cup
- 1 C Water
- 1/2 C Vinegar
- 2 T. Dish Soap
- 2 T. Baking Soda
- Fill the cup with water, add dish soap, baking soda and paint all together with the water
- Pour in the vinegar and watch your cup overflow!
Optional: can mix any colors of paint together to create rainbow or Halloween colors.
May want to do the experiment outside.