Many kids love science experiments where there are mild explosions or something is changing dramatically. My son, Cory, loves the Coke and Mentos and Magic Balloon experiments because of this fact. The experiment I will show you today is a cool foam experiment for kids which is Cory’s second favorite science activity. His favorite one is the Colorful Egg Drop Experiment, which I must admit is pretty amazing.
Today’s activity is a cool foam experiment for kids that is fun and easy to do. Your kids will love the mild explosion it creates. It is officially called Elephant Toothpaste. This activity encourages children to mix kitchen ingredients to create a foam that oozes out of its container.
The ingredients needed for this experiment are…
- Two cups
- ½ cup of Hydrogen Peroxide
- 1 squirt of Dawn dish soap
- 5 drops of food coloring
- 15 ml of warm water
- .25 oz Fleischmann’s Active Dry Yeast (1 packet)
- Goggles to protect eyes
- Gloves to protect hands
Cool Foam Experiment for Kids
My son and I will show you how to do this experiment step-by-step via video. This is an excellent activity to do during rainy, extremely hot, and snow days.
The video below comes from my son’s YouTube channel called, Corban’s Fun Learning Adventures. Please subscribe if you like what you see!
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