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4th of July Fizzy Stars Baking Soda Science Experiment

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Check out these fun fizzy stars! This 4th of July Fizzy Stars Baking Soda Science Experiment is one that my kids love to do and look forward to. If you’re looking for a super simple baking soda and vinegar experiment perfect for the summer, this is the one for you!

This Science Experiment shows the kids that science activities really can be fun! I love creating a space for them at home that they can create and learn in and I hope that by incorporating more baking soda experiments into our days, this is something that we’ll continue to do all year long.

Fizzy Stars Science Experiment

This 4th of July Fizzy Stars Baking Soda Science Experiment is a great way to share science and hands on activities that your kids will learn from and have fun with. Add this Super Cool Patriotic Science experiment to your day for a perfect summer activity.

4th of July Fizzy Stars Baking Soda Science Experiment

Kids love anything that has the tendency to be a little bit messy or just different. And what I love about this fizzy ice experiment is that it’s just really fun to do at home.

Now that the summer is here, we’ve been trying to think up fun Patriotic Science activities that the kids can do, and it’s safe to say that this one is a winner for sure.

And you can even turn this science into a fun science for a space theme fizzing planets activity as well. Just change the shapes and you can use this same recipe over and over again.

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This 4th of July Fizzy Stars Baking Soda Science Experiment is a great way to share science and hands on activities that your kids will learn from and have fun with. Add this Super Cool Patriotic Science experiment to your day for a perfect summer activity.

Baking Soda and Vinegar Experiment

What you will need to make your Fizzy Stars Science is in this picture below. However, I have it displayed in a recipe list form to print out towards the bottom of the page. Have Fun!

This 4th of July Fizzy Stars Baking Soda Science Experiment is a great way to share science and hands on activities that your kids will learn from and have fun with. Add this Super Cool Patriotic Science experiment to your day for a perfect summer activity.

Supplies Needed:

  • Star ice cube tray or silicone mold (a silicone mold will be easier to remove the stars from), we used this exact one: Ice Cube Shaped Mold
  • Pipettes, droppers… to add the vinegar to the stars
  • About ⅔ cup of baking soda
  • About 2 tablespoons of water
  • Up to 1 cup of vinegar
  • Optional: blue or red food coloring
This 4th of July Fizzy Stars Baking Soda Science Experiment is a great way to share science and hands on activities that your kids will learn from and have fun with. Add this Super Cool Patriotic Science experiment to your day for a perfect summer activity.

The amounts needed for this fizzy star recipe will vary based on the size of your star molds and how many stars you would like to make so you can adjust as needed.

You be the judge of what you need or want to make!

This 4th of July Fizzy Stars Baking Soda Science Experiment is a great way to share science and hands on activities that your kids will learn from and have fun with. Add this Super Cool Patriotic Science experiment to your day for a perfect summer activity.

This 4th of July Fizzy Stars Baking Soda Science Experiment is a great way to share science and hands on activities that your kids will learn from and have fun with. Add this Super Cool Patriotic Science experiment to your day for a perfect summer activity.

For this exact tray, we used about ⅔ of a cup of baking soda and about 2 tablespoons of water to make it into a thick paste.

Be sure to add the water slowly and mix in only enough so it is pliable (if there is too much water the stars will be diluted and won’t fizz as much when you add the active ingredient (vinegar).

4th of July Science Experiment

This 4th of July Fizzy Stars Baking Soda Science Experiment is a great way to share science and hands on activities that your kids will learn from and have fun with. Add this Super Cool Patriotic Science experiment to your day for a perfect summer activity.

Once you’ve made up the mixture, take and push it into the corners of the stars with a toothpick, spatula, or similar pointed item to ensure you have a crips star shape.

This is a great fine motor skill for the kids to work on!

This 4th of July Fizzy Stars Baking Soda Science Experiment is a great way to share science and hands on activities that your kids will learn from and have fun with. Add this Super Cool Patriotic Science experiment to your day for a perfect summer activity.

Once the mixture is in the trays, freeze it until it’s solid. This will help remove the stars in a solid piece and keep their shape as is.

Just be aware that they will start to soften right away though so if reusing the tray to make more stars, plan to put the finished stars right back in the freezer until you’re ready to use them. (You might as well make this last as long as possible!

This 4th of July Fizzy Stars Baking Soda Science Experiment is a great way to share science and hands on activities that your kids will learn from and have fun with. Add this Super Cool Patriotic Science experiment to your day for a perfect summer activity.

When everyone is ready to play, simply place the stars on a plate or tray and have them explore what happens when they add the vinegar to the stars.

They’re going to love the fizzy stars that occur and their love for science and learning will grow!

This 4th of July Fizzy Stars Baking Soda Science Experiment is a great way to share science and hands on activities that your kids will learn from and have fun with. Add this Super Cool Patriotic Science experiment to your day for a perfect summer activity.

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This 4th of July Fizzy Stars Baking Soda Science Experiment is a great way to share science and hands on activities that your kids will learn from and have fun with. Add this Super Cool Patriotic Science experiment to your day for a perfect summer activity.

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This 4th of July Fizzy Stars Baking Soda Science Experiment is a great way to share science and hands on activities that your kids will learn from and have fun with. Add this Super Cool Patriotic Science experiment to your day for a perfect summer activity.

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This 4th of July Fizzy Stars Baking Soda Science Experiment is a great way to share science and hands on activities that your kids will learn from and have fun with. Add this Super Cool Patriotic Science experiment to your day for a perfect summer activity.

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4th of July Fizzy Stars Baking Soda Science Experiment

The kids are going to love this 4th of July Fizzy Stars Baking Soda Science Experiment!

Ingredients
  • Star ice cube tray or silicone mold
  • Pipettes, droppers… to add the vinegar to the stars
  • About ⅔ cup of baking soda
  • About 2 tablespoons of water
  • Up to 1 cup of vinegar
  • Optional: blue or red food coloring 
Instructions
  1. The amounts needed will vary based on the size of your star molds and how many stars you would like to make so you can adjust as needed. 

  2. For this exact tray, we used about ⅔ of a cup of baking soda and about 2 tablespoons of water to make a thick paste. Add the water slowly and mix in only enough so it is pliable (if there is too much water the stars will be diluted and won't fizz as much when you add the active ingredient (vinegar).

  3. Push the mixture into the corners of the stars with a toothpick, spatula, or similar pointed item to ensure you have a crips star shape. 

  4. Once the mixture is in the trays, freeze until solid, this will help remove the stars in a solid piece. They will start to soften right away though so if reusing the tray to make more stars, plan to put the finished stars right back in the freezer until you’re ready to use them. 

  5. When everyone is ready to play, simply place the stars on a plate or tray and have them explore what happens when they add the vinegar to the stars. 

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