We’ve tried lemon volcanoes, but these erupting watermelons really brought out the mad scientists in us!
What you need:
– watermelon (we used a seedless mini watermelon)
– baking soda
– dish soap
– food coloring (optional)
– selection of kitchen utensils and cups
How it works:
Sure things got a little messy by letting them loose with the various ingredients, but it was so worth it. It’s important to give kids the freedom to explore, and also ownership of their learning. My kids were so engaged and excited to be ‘in charge’ of the experiment. The team work was incredible to watch!
This was the perfect summer messy play STEM activity! I’m sure we will be doing it again!