10 Fun Ways to Use Baking Soda and Vinegar

 

 

The baking soda and vinegar reaction never gets old. No matter how many times E has seen it, she’s always excited to do it again, and more often than not, she keeps going until we run out of vinegar.

We always try to find new ways of enjoying this basic chemical reaction, and I hope you’ll join us! Below, you’ll find ten different versions, three from us and seven from other awesome kids’ activity blogs around the web. {Plus, don’t miss the two extra activities for when you have no baking soda or no baking soda AND no vinegar but still want to have some fizzy fun!}

 

The baking soda and vinegar reaction never gets old - here are 10 fun variations for you to try!

 

 

Right here on Simple Fun for Kids, we made a Baking Soda and Vinegar Volcano with some leftover cloud dough.

 

Baking soda and vinegar volcano from an old cloud dough sensory bin - lots of messy fun!

 

 

This activity had a Halloween twist but E and I both loved it, and it can easily be adapted to any theme: Halloween Surprise Eruptions

 

It looked like plain baking soda but with the help of some vinegar, it turned into Halloween Surprise Eruptions!

 

 

On another occasion, we added a simple ingredient to make the reaction even more impressive: Giant Soapy Eruptions.

 

Make giant soapy eruptions - who knew that baking soda and vinegar eruptions are even better when you add a little soap?

 

 

Fun at Home with Kids experimented with that same ingredient to come up with the best way of adding it to your baking soda and vinegar: How to get the Best Baking Soda and Vinegar Reaction!

 

The baking soda and vinegar reaction never gets old - here are 10 fun variations for you to try!

 

 

Over on Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails, they put a super fun spin on the volcano idea: Apple Volcanoes Science for Kids.

 

The baking soda and vinegar reaction never gets old - here are 10 fun variations for you to try!

 

 

You can actually blow up balloons with the gas that results from the baking soda and vinegar reaction! Check it out on Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas: Blow It Up! Exploring Gas with Balloons, Baking Soda & Vinegar.

 

The baking soda and vinegar reaction never gets old - here are 10 fun variations for you to try!

 

 

Learn Play Imagine have many great ideas for using baking soda and vinegar and for making their own paint – here, they combined both concepts: Two Ingredient Homemade Baking Soda Paint

 

The baking soda and vinegar reaction never gets old - here are 10 fun variations for you to try!

 

 

You can use baking soda and vinegar to dye eggs: Volcano Egg Dyeing from Toddler Approved.

 

The baking soda and vinegar reaction never gets old - here are 10 fun variations for you to try!

 

 

Fun-a-Day made frozen baking soda letters and added Jell-O: Icy Fizzing Letters {Baking Soda and Vinegar FUN}.

 

The baking soda and vinegar reaction never gets old - here are 10 fun variations for you to try!

 

 

Play Trains gave the whole thing a train spin with train engine cookie cutters: Fizzy Engine: Baking Soda and Vinegar Trains

 

The baking soda and vinegar reaction never gets old - here are 10 fun variations for you to try!

 

 

You can get the same reaction without vinegar! Find out how it’s done in this post: Fizzy Puddle

 We made a puddle fizz - and we didn't bring any vinegar!

 

 

What if you don’t have baking soda, either? Try this variation on the reaction from Learn Play Imagine: Kool Aid Paint.

 

The baking soda and vinegar reaction never gets old - here are 10 fun variations for you to try!

 

Are you and your child veterans of baking soda and vinegar activities, or have you yet to try it? Which of the featured activities is your favorite? Leave a comment to let me know!

 

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