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Fireworks

Activities

1.  You can make fireworks in a jar!  While there is no chance of this experiment blowing up, make sure you ask for an adult’s help/permission because it could get a little messy.  

2.  Firework splatter art is really fun but super messy.  Make sure you have an outdoor space for this one.  Drop your paint balloons from different heights to see what happens!  

3. Mixing vinegar and baking soda are a classic science experiment — but did you know you can use it to make bags pop open?  Check out this exploding chalk activity, with the permission & help of an adult.

Fireworks — just in time for July 4th! But what exactly are fireworks? How are they made? And how do they explode in such exciting shapes and colors?!?   

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