Do you have a little one who loves to get their hands dirty? If so, here is a fun opportunity to experiment with baking soda and vinegar to make a huge fizzy mess! Watch for the reaction between the acid (vinegar) and base (baking soda) that produces the giant cloud of fizz and foam.
Mix the flour and baking soda in the tub or bowl. It's safe to use your hands!
Measure a half cup of vegetable oil and use a straw to add a couple drops of food coloring to the oil. Mix well. Note: the color will appear a lot darker in the oil than the final color when mixing with the dry ingredients.
Add the colored oil to the bowl. Use a large spoon to mix the ingredients. Note: the food coloring may leave temporary stains on your hands, so use a mixing tool to avoid unwanted color on your hands.
Play with the dough to form shapes or a scene! If you like, use cookie cutters or molds to help get you started.
Fill a spray bottle with vinegar. Spray the dough gently and watch how the vinegar reacts to form fizz!
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