Look what I found…. an unpublished blog post. I am so proud of myself yesterday.I got to approve and reply to blog comments, plus stalk and greet some friends a happy new year. All thanks to Aki’s afternoon nap, his very first since the start of the holidays.
Here’s a quick guide on how to make your very own volcano. If you are planning to have a dinosaur party, you have to have an erupting volcano. Promise! I am not saying that this is an easy project but once you see the expression in the kids’ faces, you will feel that all the trouble is worth it. Plus, once you have a mini volcano of your own, you can have science experiments anytime.
You’d need a bottle. The bottle will dictate the height of your volcano. The opening should be big enough for another small container for your baking soda. For the mini container, I used a “puto” mold.
You would also need something for the base. We used a cardboard box cover.
Other materials to prepare: lots and lots of old newspaper, tape, glue and brush.
Step 1. Use the strongest tape in the house to attach the bottle to your base.
Now, twist your newspaper and tape them around your bottle.
Once you are happy with the shape of your volcano, you can move on to the fun part – paper mache! Continue reading