Squirt guns Baking soda and Vinegar

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A science experiment for kids should be fun and I don’t think my kids could have had more fun than they did with this activity. I think all boys…okay well most… love guns and things that explode. I cant think of better things to do than using your child’s interests to make learning fun.

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Gather your materials. You will need a pan, baking soda, vinegar, food coloring, and of course squirt guns.

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I placed food coloring drops on bottom of a cheap $1 disposable pan. Covered it with baking soda. Filled the squirt gun with vinegar.  I did get a cheap one …it didn’t work as well as I had hoped. We had more explosion fun pouring by the capfuls.

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What was just as entertaining for G was stirring it around with a stick he found to make sure the baking soda was done bubbling. He drained off the fluid and discovered it felt really cool to play with.

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Lol he said he had Hulk hands.

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So what started as just a fun explosion experiment it turned into fun hands on sensory education as well.  He said it felt squishy like mud between his fingers.

This is a fun quick experiment on a hot summer day.

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