Fizzy Lava Lamp

You will need

  • An empty jar
  • Sunflower oil
  • Water
  • Food colouring
  • Bicarbonate of Soda
  • A torch


  • Open the jar and pour the sunflower oil into the jar to about halfway
  • Add some drops of food colouring into the oil
  • Top it up with water
  • Switch on your torch and put it behind the jar
  • Put in a spoonful of bicarbonate of soda and put the lid back on
  • Watch your lava lamp fizz!

Top Tips:

  • You can also try this with different colours and in different types of containers
  • Make sure to put the lid on so that the liquid doesn't spill out
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