Kids will have fun magically transforming baking soda and vinegar into a witches brews as they learn about chemical recations and explore colors.
Learn how to make extra bubbly witches brews with our special ingredient, have fun color-mixing, and experimenting with acids and bases with this fun Halloween project.
The baking soda and vinegar reaction is one of the best at-home science experiments that simply requires two basic items from the kitchen, mixing them together,, and watching your kids be amazed at the results!
All of my kids LOVE this activity starting with my oldest child (Little Tiger, age 10) to my middle child (Little Dragon, age 8) to my youngest child (Little Puppy, age 3). We have done it for years now and it never gets old, I think it must be considered a Halloween tradition in our house now.
You can do this science experiment on it’s own, or add to the fun and learning with our: WITCHES BREW HALLOWEEN SCIENCE PACK.
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Witches Brew Halloween Science Experiment
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- White Vinegar
- Baking Soda
- Liquid Food Coloring
- Mini Cauldron(s) or Small Bowl(s)
- Optional Ingredients:
- Glitter and/or Mini Halloween Toys
- Dish Soap for extra bubbles
You can watch our short tutorial video or read the directions below.
Have children select which color spell they want to make.
Have children put a spoonful of Baking Soda in the cauldron.
Have children put Food Coloring into the cauldron.
Optional: Have children add a 2-3 drops of Dish Soap.
Optional: Have children add glitter or small Halloween toys in the cauldron.
If the spell does not “bubble” up, add more vinegar, and/or stir the ingredients together.