Make a lovely, colourful display using milk, food colouring and vinegar.
Oil, Food Colouring and Water Exploration Table
This oil, water and food colouring exploration table is brilliant for even very young children. For older children try a more structured approach, they could measure the amount of vinegar and baking soda needed to make the reaction spill over the top of the beaker, or try dropping tiny amounts of coloured water into the oil.
Density Rainbow Jar
Learn about the tricky concept of density and make a beautiful demonstration density jar.
If you don’t want to make as many layers as we have, why not try this smaller version and try to find an object to float on each layer.
This lemon volcano from Babble Dabble Do is a great alternative to the traditional volcano and handy as the lemon already contains the acid.
Who doesn’t love a giant bubble? Red Ted Art makes bubble making look easy in this great video. Remember the mixture gets better the longer you leave it, so allow plenty of time.
Make a square bubble
All you need to make a square bubble is a square frame. Full details coming soon.
Coke and Mento Reaction
The infamous coke and mento reaction is super easy and very impressive to watch. Try comparing the size of the geyser using diet and full sugar cola, or using different types of fizzy drinks.
Can you design something which allows the mentos to drop in as soon as you remove the lid?
Fun at Home with Kids makes elephants toothpaste look easy, but do be careful with the hydrogen peroxide and take appropriate precautions.
Make Your Own Indicator
Test ph of vinegar and baking soda with a red cabbage indicator. What do you think might happen if you blow into the indicator?
Filter paper chromatography
Take on the role of detective with some fun filter paper chromatography.
Watching the colour from skittles or M & Ms dissolve is a lovely, quick, visual activity.
Film canister rockets
Film canister rockets are easy, inexpensive and great fun. All you need is a film canister, effervescent vitamin tablet and some water. Experiment with different amounts of water and tablets to find the most explosive combination.
Make a volcano
Find out how to make a volcano with sand, snow or papier mache.
Can you think of any more amazing chemistry experiments for us?
A craft stick or lolly stick chain reaction is a brilliant example of potential and kinetic energy. As you weave
These easy squeezy bottle rockets are great fun to make and a brilliant introduction to forces, in particular Newton’s Third
Original article and pictures take http://www.science-sparks.com/2016/04/27/brilliant-chemistry-experiments/ site