How to make a mini exploding volcano

Step 1: Ingredients

How to make a mini exploding volcano
You will need:
Vinegar
Paper
A piece of cardboard
Tape
Hot glue
An empty pill bottle
Food coloring
Paint (I used water colors)
Baking soda
Flour

Step 2: Glue the pill bottle onto the piece of cardboard.

How to make a mini exploding volcano
Turn your hot glue gun on and wait a few minutes for it to heat up. Then, put some hot glue onto the bottom of the pill bottle and put the bottle in the center of the piece of cardboard.

Step 3: Crumple a few pieces of paper.

How to make a mini exploding volcano

Step 4: Arrange the pieces of paper around the pill bottle, then tape.

How to make a mini exploding volcano
How to make a mini exploding volcano
Add more paper as needed until it looks like a volcano.

Step 5: Get flour and some water

How to make a mini exploding volcano
You will need about a half cup each.

Step 6: Make paper mache: mix half flour, half water.

How to make a mini exploding volcano
You probably will need to add a little extra water. The paper mache shouldn't be too watery or too thick. Paper mache is a type of glue.

Step 7: Rip up a lot of paper.

How to make a mini exploding volcano
This will be used with the paper mache.

Step 8: Make the outside of the volcano.

How to make a mini exploding volcano
How to make a mini exploding volcano
Dip one paper strip at a time in the paper mache, removing the excess. Then, put the strips on the volcano until it is completely covered.

Step 9: Let dry for one day.

How to make a mini exploding volcano

Step 10: Paint.

How to make a mini exploding volcano

Step 11: Fill the pill bottle halfway with baking soda.

How to make a mini exploding volcano

Step 12: Put food coloring in a little vinegar.

How to make a mini exploding volcano

Step 13: Pour the vinegar in the volcano, and watch it explode!

How to make a mini exploding volcano
 
 

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