Check out this prehistoric twist on a popular science experiment. All you need are some common household items to put on a fantastic show with this foaming dinosaur project.

What you will need: 

  • Empty, clean plastic bottle
  • Markers
  • Construction paper
  • Baking soda
  • Food coloring
  • Vinegar
  • Baking pan or plastic dish pan


  1. Use construction paper to decorate the bottle like a dinosaur.
  2. Place the dinosaur upright in the pan.
  3. Fill the “mouth” with baking soda and two drops of red food coloring.
  4. Slowly add vinegar to create the “foam.”

Note: Be aware that food coloring can stain clothes, so have the kiddo wear a smock or old clothes.

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