Colorful Science Experiment - A Sparkly Explosion!

Science Experiment for Kids and Kindergarten Lesson Plan
Photo Source: preschoolpowolpackets.blogspot.com

I {Kayla} had to giggle when, perusing the fantastic activities over at Preschool Powol Packets, I ran across this science experiment and read Carla's introduction...

"My daughter has been requesting science experiments that explode, sparkle, and use fire!"

How cute is that? I can just imagine the gusto with which this was said! Well, Carla didn't disappoint. This 'sparkly explosion' - a simple baking soda and vinegar reaction with some fun additions - is sure to grab your kiddos attention as well as revisit the fact that some things react when mixed together!

Before beginning the experiment, place the ingredients out on the experiment surface and invite your kinders to inspect them, perhaps providing each child with a checklist that they can mark as they find each item. Describe the experiment process and invite your students to predict what will happen, inviting them to write a simple sentence and draw a picture. After the experiment, discuss what happened and why, then encourage more exploration. Carla has some fun suggestions for keeping the experimentation going, so be sure to check out her full post over at Preschool Powol Packets and get ready for some exploding, sparkling fun!

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