Introduction: Mini Lava Lamps

How to make Lava Lamps

Step 1: Supplies

oral syringe, water, cups, container w/lid, oil, food coloring, hot glue/epoxy.

Step 2: Oil

Fill container 2/3 with oil.

Step 3: Water

Add food color to small amount of water. Fill syringe with water.

Step 4: Drops

Put syringe into oil release a few drops.

Step 5: Cover

Cover the container with a lid add glue for security if you want.

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DIY-Guy (author)2017-07-30

My lava lamp (the modern version of the original unit) has "lava" that seems to harden when cold, like wax. Does anyone know what ingredients the original lava lamps use?

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Penolopy Bulnick (author)2017-07-27

Fun! So do you just shake it up when you want to see the colored oil move around?

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Swansong (author)2017-07-27

Those are cute :) This would make a great kids' craft!

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