How to make an erupting volcano

Are you explosive? Want to see science in action?

Now is your chance to create an erupting volcano!

Who can make the biggest explosion?

Who knows the most facts about volcanoes?

Who can make the most realistic volcano?

Who has made the biggest volcano?

What you will need:


For the volcano:

  • News paper

  • Glue

  • Masking tape

  • Bottle

  • Paint

For the lava:

  • Bicarbonate of soda

  • Water and red food colouring

  • Vinegar

Tell us about it!

How you can support your child:

Once you have made your volcano, share your videos and images with us, you can submit it using the form found in the navigation bar titled "Tell us about it." You can also tweet us and tag @OGATrust on twitter, don't forget tagging your academy twitter account as well!

You can help too! How?

  • Supervise the child at all times

  • Support them in following the video and ensure there is an appropriate place for them to complete this activity.