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Frozen Themed At Home Science Experiment!

Hello Families!

I hope you are staying cool with this heat wave moving in! It is hot hot hot outside, so it's the perfect week to stay inside with fun activities. I have the perfect thing for you that combines science, crafting, AND Frozen! Today we're going to make a snowstorm in a jar that will make even Elsa jealous!

What You'll Need:

  1. 1 Cup Water

  2. 2 1/2 Cups of Baby Oil

  3. Silver, White, and Blue Glitter

  4. 1 Alka-Seltzer Tablet

  5. 3 Tablespoons of White Craft Paint

  6. Blue Food Coloring (*Optional)

  7. 1 Quart-Size Mason Jar

  8. A Spoon or Stir Stick


  1. Fill your mason jar about three-fourths full with baby oil.

  2. In a separate bowl, combine your 1 cup of water with the 3 tablespoons of white paint.

  3. This next step is fun...add AS MUCH glitter and food coloring as your heart desires to your jar of oil. The more the better...:)!

  4. Add your bowl of water and paint to your oil jar mixture.

  5. Drop the Alka-Seltzer tablet into your mixture and watch your snowy creation come to life!

Activity Lesson (The Science Behind The Snow):

Oil is less dense than water, so the water will naturally separate and sink to the bottom. The interaction between Alka-Seltzer and water creates pressure upwards while the oil tries to push it back down. This back and forth pressure is what creates this tiny snowstorm. Alka-Seltzer contains sodium bicarbonate and when mixed with water, carbon monoxide gas is created. This powerful duo will produce a blizzard every time!

I hope this activity allows your tiny scientists and eager learners to feel as powerful as Elsa!

Let The Storm Rage On

With Love

Miss Logan

MAFS Playroom

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