How to Make a Sparkly Explosion Volcano

Have you ever seen a volcano erupt glitter?? Well now you can! This experiment is simple and involves the classic combination of vinegar and baking soda to make a volcanic eruption. The only addition to this experiment is glitter to make it shine! Let's get started to see what baking soda and vinegar can do!

Step 1: Gather Materials


-food coloring(red food coloring)

-baking soda



Step 2: Step 1

pour in 3 tablespoons of baking soda

Step 3: Add Coloring

add 7 drops of food coloring

Step 4: Add Glitter

add 1 tablespoon of glitter

Step 5: Finally

pour the vinegar to make the chemical reaction!!

Step 6: Conclusion

I hope you enjoyed making your explosion glitter! Next time add more glitter and baking soda for a more dramatic finish. We conducted this experiment several times, all students got to participate. We also used a smaller cup to make a more dramatic volcano. Let us know if you make it, have a great day!



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    14 Discussions

    Neon Cupcake

    2 years ago

    I will add it to my favorites to. Can't wait to do it in Science class.:)

    1 reply

    2 years ago

    looks very fun i added it to my favorites


    2 years ago

    this is sooo awesome