Glass vase

Large pan (to contain the mess)

White vinegar

Baking soda

Food coloring



  1. Pur vase in pan
  2. Add 2-3 tbsp of baking soda in vase
  3. Add 6-7 drops of food coloring and 1-2 tsp of glitter to the vase
  4. Quickly pour 1/2 cup of vinegar and watch!
    1. Add more vinegar as needed

Further directions:

Try this experiment with other materials, like adding pepper, pasta noodles, or dish soap. Do these factors change the reaction?