We had a lot of fun with this experiment.  At first I was hesitant…the instructions called for safety glasses…yikes!

Anyway, here is what you need:

  • A clean 16 ounce plastic soda bottle (we used an empty plastic water bottle)
  • 1/2 cup 20-volume hydrogen peroxide liquid (20-volume is a 6% solution, ask an adult to get this from a beauty supply store or hair salon)
  • 1 Tablespoon (one packet) of dry yeast
  • 3 Tablespoons of warm water
  • Liquid dish washing soap
  • Food coloring
  • Small cup
  • Safety goggles

(Sources: Easy Peasy All In One Homeschool and Science Bob)

First, get all your ingredients together (and take a cute pic!–optional)
Then, measure 1/2 C. hydrogen peroxide.
Pour hydrogen peroxide into empty water bottle.
Next, put eight drops of your favorite food coloring into bottle.
Add 1 T. dish soap to mixture.  (Photobomber alert!! LOL)
Mix 3 T. warm water and packet of yeast in separate bowl.
Pour yeast mixture into hydrogen peroxide mixture and watch the show!  (My girls are super cautious with their eye protection….LOL!)


Here is the result…thanks for watching.  Enjoy and God bless!

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