Introduction: Volcano

A volcano is a mountain or hill, typically conical, having a crater or vent through which lava, rock fragments, hot vapor, and gas are being or have been erupted from the earth's crust.

Step 1: Get Materials


1 Liter Bottle

All Purpose Flour


Acrylic Paint

Baking Soda

Distilled Vinegar

Red Food Coloring

News Paper

Any Kind Tray ( at least 10 by 10)


Large Mixing Bowl

Step 2: Step 2

Place bottle on the tray.

Step 3: Step 3

Pour ½ cup flour and ½ cup water into the bowl and mix it with a whisk until it has no lumps.

Step 4: Step 4

Cut the Newspaper into 5 inch length and 3 inch inch in width strips.

Step 5: Step 5

Dip the newspaper in the water and flour mixture and layer over the bottle then let it dry overnight. Repeat the layering process 3 times.

Step 6: Step 6

Paint over the dry newspaper until its completely one color.

Step 7: Step 7

Pour the red food coloring in the vinegar bottle.

Step 8: Step 8

Pour 1 cup of

baking soda in the volcano.

Step 9: Step 9

Pour the red coloring and vinegar mixture into the volcano with the baking soda in it until it erupts.

Step 10: Step 10

Watch the volcano erupt.

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    7 years ago on Introduction

    Great project! I made a paper mache volcano very similar to this when I was younger.