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Fizzy science experiments for kids are so much fun!  My son and my preschoolers adore fizzy science in every shape and form. Here are 15 that are sure to entertain the kiddos, and most of them use simple household ingredients!

Integrate literacy and science learning with icy cold, fizzing letters! Kids can explore the letters in their name and practice letter sounds, all while having a blast with science.
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Scented rainbow eruptions are gorgeous and fun to experiment with. They’re perfect for learning about colors and chemical reactions.

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Create beautiful masterpieces with erupting paint! What kiddo wouldn’t like paint that foams and fizzes?

Make scented, colorful eruptions the kids are sure to “oooh!” and “aaah!” over. This science experiment is great for kids learning their colors or the 5 senses.

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Baking soda poppers would be a hit with any child. Take it a step further and decorate the poppers like spaceships and rockets.

Kids who love Star Wars will have a blast rescuing Han Solo using science. This lets the children incorporate small world play into their science learning.

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Try out these lemon sudsy eruptions that don’t use any vinegar. A great experiment to show how different materials react when mixed together.

Uncover royal treasures with a Frozen-inspired experiment. The added sparkle is sure to make the kids smile.
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Fizzing fireworks combines science with art for awesome results.

Children fascinated by outer space will love creating and erupting “planets”. Explore how the different planets look as part of this experiment.

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These exploding baggies would make for an amazing outdoor experiment. It’s a bit messy, but I’m sure that will appeal to many kids!

Observe lots of fizzing while blowing up a balloon with a simple chemical reaction. Kids will enjoy seeing who can make the biggest balloon.

Little pirates would get a kick out of these “exploding” treasure chests. Add a treasure map to see if the children can find the science experiment for even more fun.

Explore deliciously-scented coconut eruptions. The “secret ingredient” makes for extra fizzing and foaming!
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Frozen rainbow eruptions would be amazing outside on a hot summer day! Expand on color identification and color mixing throughout this fizzing experiment.

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These heart-explosions are so much fun, too!   Our kids have a blast with it!
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Which of these super fun, super fizzy science experiments for kids will you try first?

Hi there!

I’m Becky, a former elementary school teacher turned certified child development therapist and blogger. I work at home with my husband and together we are raising (and partially homeschooling) our four children in the Carolinas. I love diet coke, ice cream, and spending time with my family.

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