Mini Lava Lamps

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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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    3 Discussions

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    DIY-Guy
    DIY-Guy

    3 years ago

    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
    Penolopy Bulnick

    3 years ago

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

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    Swansong
    Swansong

    3 years ago

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